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Events and activities at Virginia Water Community Library

More libraries to reopen offering a click and collect service

From 3 August, a further 12 libraries will reopen offering a click and collect door service allowing customers to return their items, collect Ready Reads and reserved books. However, the public will not be allowed into the buildings for the time being.

This service will be available from the following libraries: Ash, Banstead, Bookham, Caterham Hill, Chertsey, Dittons, Ewell, Hersham, Knaphill Leatherhead, Reigate and Walton. Please check the opening times before you visit.

Surrey libraries computer access

Computer access is now available at the following libraries: Camberley, Dorking, Egham, Epsom, Farnham, Godalming, Guildford, Horley, Oxted, Redhill, Staines, Weybridge and Woking. Please read the guidelines for use on our Coronavirus information page

The library service is working hard to increase library opening hours but these will be built back up over time due to the additional capacity needed to manage the new required measures. Visit the Coronavirus information page to keep up to date with which libraries and services are open.

Special events

There are currently no special events planned at this library.

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Rhymetime and storytime


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

Come along and enjoy some rhymes.

  • Every Friday, at 10.30am.

For alternative dates, check your two nearest libraries:

Find out more about rhymetime in Surrey libraries.

Story corner

  • Every Tuesday, at 3.30pm.

Note: This event is not ticketed, just turn up for some lovely stories.

For expert advice on choosing books for your children (or grandchildren/godchildren) join us on the last Tuesday of the month.

Find out more about storytime in Surrey libraries.

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Reading groups

Virginia Water Community Library book club

Open to all, and new members are welcome. For more information please ask the volunteers at the library.

  • Every six weeks on a Wednesday, at 6.15pm.

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

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Other events

Coffee shop

Open as a place to meet friends, study or network over a freshly brewed Italian coffee and delicious homemade cakes. Children are welcome and we have fruit juices and small cakes for them.

Coffee morning

Join us and our friends for coffee.

  • Every Tuesday, from 10.30am to 12pm.

Craft sessions

Come along with your children and get creative about books and characters:

  • Second Saturday of each month, from 10.30am to 12.30pm.
  • Every half-term on Thursday from 10.30am to 12 noon. All children are welcome and we have fruit juices, small cakes and organic snacks for them.

Games sessions

  • Every second and fourth Friday of the month, 2pm–4pm.

All are welcome to join us on Friday afternoons for a regular games session. There is Scrabble, dominoes, Monopoly and other board games. Meanwhile our coffee shop sells hot drinks and homemade cakes to inspire your play.

Knit and Natter

  • Every Thursday, from 10.30am to 12 noon.

All are welcome to join us on Thursday mornings for a regular knit and natter session. Bring your own knitting or crochet. Or you can choose a pattern at the session and we can offer wool and needles. If your skills are rusty we are there to help.

Computer help

Want a helping hand with your computer, laptop or tablet? Talk to the volunteers to book an appointment with our friendly computer buddy. No question is too silly to ask!

French lessons for beginners and conversation for intermediates

Would you like to learn French from scratch or brush up your French? Join us at the library on Friday afternoons where we learn with a true French speaker. Interested? Contact Lydia Marshall on

  • Beginners from 2pm to 3.30pm
  • Intermediates from 3.30pm to 4.30pm

Digital Buddy

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

To see exactly what a Digital Buddy can offer, plus where and when sessions are available, please check our Digital Buddy page.