Events and activities at Stoneleigh Community Library

Libraries reopening news and updates

From Monday 12 April, in line with latest Government guidance, libraries across Surrey County Council will reopen for browsing and computer use. Full details on our Coronavirus information page.

Please note: due to the Coronavirus pandemic we are unable to offer our regular programme of events in the library. Surrey libraries are pleased to be offering a programme of online events including regular Rhymetimes and Storytimes.

Special events

Find out more about all events being held at Stoneleigh Community library.

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Rhymetime and storytime


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

Join us for our weekly rhymetime session.

  • Every Saturday from 11.15am to 11.45am.

For alternative dates, check your two nearest libraries:

Find out more about rhymetime in Surrey libraries.

Monday storybox

Crafts and stories for preschool children. Suitable for children aged 18 months to 4 years old with parent/carer.

  • Mondays (term time only), from 10am until 11am. Cost: £1 per session.

Find out more about storytime in Surrey libraries.

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Reading groups

Our reading groups are open to all – all books chosen are available in large print and spoken word where possible. You can borrow the books from the library, where it's all free. Talk to the Volunteers for more information.

Stoneleigh reading group

Join us for a coffee and a friendly chat about our selected books. Meets monthly on Fridays from 2,30pm until 3.30pm

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

Beyond the book - young persons book club

Stoneleigh Library has started a book club for children in year 3 and upwards.

Members of the club we will be getting into different books by doing some creative activities arts and crafts and games related to that week's title - we'll also be running some group competitions with prizes.

This club is free but pre-booking required as numbers are limited. Please book in person at the library or by email to; Please include the child's name and age as well as your own contact details.

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Other events

Computer classes

The Friends of Stoneleigh Library, in association with My Tech Man, are hosting free, informal sessions for computer novices in our community room on Thursdays mornings.

Each of these sessions lasts about two hours including time for questions at the end.

These sessions are always popular and space is limited to 10 people on a 'first come, first served' basis. To book a place, please visit us or ring on 0300 200 1001.

Chess Club

Note: Our Chess Club is taking a holiday and will be back on Saturday 28 September usual time.

  • Fourth Saturday of every month, from 1.30pm to 3.30pm.

Suitable for children aged from 8 to 15 years.

Free event. No need to book, just come along and join in. A great opportunity to play and practice chess.

Learning classes and leisure opportunities

Talk to the volunteers for more information about any of the events below. All the classes and groups are held in the Community Room unless otherwise stated.

Stoneleigh job club.

A free all ages community job club run by trained volunteer coaches. Just drop in!

Get more details by calling 07941 231072 or email

  • Every Tuesday, from 10am to 12 noon.

U3A flower arranging

  • Monthly on a Tuesday, from 2.15pm to 4.15pm.

Friday art friends

Contact Tina Thompson 0208 393 1209.

  • Every Friday, from 10am to 12 noon.

U3A flower arranging

  • Third Friday of each month, from 2.15pm to 4.15pm.

Creative writing group

  • Monthly on a Friday, from 2pm to 3.30pm.

Note: Although writing a small piece for review is gently encouraged, it is not absolutely essential should you just wish to first gain a flavour of the group on some initial visits.