Events and activities at Oxted Library

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Special events

Three little pigs puppet show

  • Thursday 2 February, from 2.15pm to 2.45pm

Join us at Oxted library to celebrate National Storytelling Week with our puppet show. Just drop in for this free session, Suitable for children aged under 5.

Free energy advice coffee morning

  • Wednesday 8 February, from 10.30am until 12 noon

Hosted by Oxted and Caterham Citizens Advice at Oxted Library.

No booking necessary. Free event.

Dino day events

Fossil talk

  • Wednesday 15 February, from 2.30pm until 3pm

Fossil Talk from East Surrey Museum for Children in Key Stage One and above.

Booking necessary. Cost: £1 per child. Please book at enquiries desk in the library or by emailing

Build your own Lego dinosaur

  • Wednesday 15 February, from 3.15pm until 4pm

For School Age Children 4+

No need to book. Cost: £1 per child.

That never happened! An evening with local author Ethan Bale

  • Saturday 25 February, from 7pm until 8.30pm

Ethan Bale also known as Cifford Beal, was a defence journalist in both Washington and London before he turned to writing historical novels, non-fiction and short stories. Despite covering modern military technology for much of his professional career, he was always passionate about times past, particularly the Renaissance and early modern Europe. Indeed for many years he donned full medieval armour to participate in fighting tournaments in the US and UK.

Booking necessary. Tickets cost £4 per person.

Book for an evening with local author Ethan Bale

Watercolour painting workshop

In association with Limpsfield Arts Society.

  • Saturday 11 February, from 2pm to 4pm. Please note: This event is now fully booked.

An introduction to watercolour painting. All materials provided. Suitable for Key Stage 2 (7 to 11 year olds).

Special Science Week Rhymetime

Special transport themed rhymetime.

  • Saturday 11 March, from 11am until 11.30am

Slime Time!

Celebrate British Science Week with some slime fun!

  • Saturday 18 March, from 2.30pm until 4pm

Suitable for children aged 5+.

Booking necessary. Cost: £1 per child. Please book either at enquires desk or by emailing

Pebble rhymetime and storytime

Pebble rhymetime

  • Every Friday at 10.30am.

Spaces are limited, tickets are available in library on the day from 10am.

Find out more about Pebble rhymetimes in Surrey libraries.


There are currently no storytimes at this library.

Find out more about storytime in Surrey libraries.

Reading groups

There are currently no reading groups at this library.

Find out more about reading groups in Surrey libraries.

Other events


Wednesdays from 3.45pm until 4.30pm, on the following dates:

  • 1 February. Fully booked.
  • 8 February. Fully booked.
  • 22 February. Spaces available.
  • 1 March. Spaces available.
  • 8 March. Spaces available.
  • 15 March. Spaces available.
  • 22 March. Spaces available.
  • 29 March. Spaces available.

Suitable for ages 4+.

Cost: £1 per session. Booking necessary: Book at enquiries desk in the library or email

Build a story

Storytime and DUPLO play.

Thursdays from 2.15pm until 2.30pm, on the following dates:

  • 9 February
  • 23 February
  • 2 March
  • 9 March
  • 16 March
  • 23 March
  • 30 March

Suitable for children aged under 5.

No booking necessary. Sessions free.

Warm up Wednesdays coffee morning for adults

Meet new people in the area while broadening your horizons over a cup of coffee or tea.

Wednesdays from 10.30am until 12 noon, on the following dates:

  • 22 February
  • 22 March

No booking necessary. Sessions free.

Digital Buddy

Do you want help using a computer, the internet, your iPad, tablet or iPhone, or other IT related problems?

Please ask in the library.