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Events and activities at Horley Library


Special events

Drop-in stitching workshop

  • Thursday 29 August, from 2pm to 4pm.

Make your own 'space cowboy' out of fabric, needle and thread and shiny bits!

This is a free event for ages 5 and over. The workshop is run by the East Surrey Embroiderers' Guild.

Summer children's activities and events

Activities throughout the summer

  • Space treasure hunt
  • Space themed colouring and quizzes
  • Space jigsaw

Starts Saturday 13 July. Just ask in the library to have a go!

Space themed craft sessions

  • Every Tuesday from 23 July until 27 August, 10.30am–11.30am.
    Suitable children for aged 3 and over. Cost £1 per child.
  • Every Wednesday from 24 July until 28 August, 10.30–11.30am.
    Suitable children for aged 3 and over. Cost £1 per child.

Moon Talk

  • Tuesday 27 August, from 2.15pm to 3.15pm.

Come along to this interesting, informative and interactive talk about the moon. Find out about the Moon, its phases, why it keeps the same face to us, features on the Moon, the Moon landings, the Dark Side and what is a Blue Moon. Includes showing you how to make your own crater. Given by a local Starman – Crawley District Skills Instructor.

Suitable for ages 7 and over. Places can be reserved in the library, either beforehand or on the day. This event is free.

David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation

  • Friday 30 August, 10am–12pm.

Suitable for children aged 3 and over. Free event, just turn up!

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Pebble rhymetime and storytime

Pebble rhymetime

Note: This event is not ticketed, please turn up at the given times below.

  • Every Thursday, at 10.30am.

For alternative dates, check your two nearest libraries:

Find out more about Pebble rhymetimes in Surrey libraries.

Crafty storytime

Come along and join us. We will be reading a few picture books - followed by a related craft activity. Suitable for all preschool children. Cost £1 per child, per session.

  • Every Wednesday in term time, from 10.30 to 11.15am.

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Reading groups

Reading group

  • Second Wednesday of the month, at 2.15pm.

Interested in joining? Ask at the desk for more details.

Apply to join a library-hosted reading group in your area and find out more about reading groups in Surrey libraries.

Chatterbooks reading group for 9 to 11 year olds

A chance for children to have fun sharing books they enjoy and taking part in games and activities.

  • Once a month on Saturdays, from 10.30am to 11.30am, talk to library staff for more information.

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Other events

Digital Buddy

Would you like help using computers and the internet? Make an appointment with our Digital Buddy who can offer free, one to one, support.

To see exactly what a Digital Buddy can offer and when sessions are available at this and other libraries please check our Digital Buddy page.

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