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Events and activities at Staines Library

Special events

There are currently no special events planned at this library.

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Pebble rhymetime and storytime

Pebble rhymetime

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

Come along and join Pebble the penguin to make some music and sing some rhymes. An ideal opportunity for dads, or the whole family, to join in the fun.

  • Every Monday, from 10.30am to 11am.
  • Every Wednesday, from 10.30am to 11am.
  • Every Thursday, from 10.30am to 11am.
  • Every Saturday, from 10.30am to 11am.

For alternative dates, check your two nearest libraries:

Find out more about Pebble rhymetimes in Surrey libraries.


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

Come and join us for some fun stories.

  • Every Tuesday, from 10.30am to 11am.
  • Every Saturday, from 11.15am to 11.45am.

Find out more about storytime in Surrey libraries.

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Reading groups

Adult reading group

Staines now has a reading group! Please ask in the library for further details and about joining,

  • Tuesdays from 5pm. Upcoming dates:
    • Further details awaited, ask in the library.

Chatterbooks reading group for 7 to 9 year olds

Come along to talk about books, play games, do quizzes and word searches. A different theme every month.

Chatterbooks sessions are free and usually run on the last Saturday of the month. from 11.15am to 12 noon. Upcoming dates:

  • 27 July.

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Other events

Free Advice Surgeries

  • Every Monday from 10am to 2pm.

Advisors from A2 Dominion can help you with a range of issues including:

  • Housing
  • Welfare
  • deafPLUS
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Employment Support
  • Money Management
  • Universal credit
  • Immigration & legal help
  • Financial Advocacy Advice
  • Computer and internet training
  • Benefits and Legal Advice
  • Counselling and Family support.

Councillor surgeries

Councillor Sinead Mooney will be holding a County Councillor Surgery at Staines Library on:

  • Last Saturday of each month, between 11am and 1pm.

Liberal Democrat consultation surgery with Councillor Chris Bateson and Nicola Corness. First session on Saturday 1 June.

  • First Saturday of Month, between 10.30am and 1pm.

Board Games Club

If you like playing board games, come along to our Saturday Board Games Club. Everyone is welcome! There is no need to book, just show up.

We will be hosting a club every Saturday, from 2pm to 3.30pm.

We are looking for Hobby Club facilitator to help us running the club. For more information about this role and to apply, please visit Love your library volunteering.

Knit and natter group

Note: There is a £1 fee per session to cover refreshments. If you are interested in joining the group please talk to library staff.

The group offers a chance to relax in the library with some knitting or needlework, meet new people and have a natter over a cuppa!

  • Alternate Wednesdays from 2pm to 4pm in the community seating area. Upcoming dates:
    • Dates to follow. Please ask in the library for more information.

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.