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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.

It's free to join, allowing you to access all our digital resources and it's simple for you to join from home. During the current closure period we have made it even easier for children and young people to join the library by removing the need for an adult guarantor.

How to join

If you have an email address and live or work in Surrey, you can join online in minutes.

If you need to set up an email address you can use a popular free email provider such as Gmail, Outlook or Yahoo to easily set up an email account. If you would like further help setting up an email account that a simple 'how to' course can be found on Learn my Way.

All you need to do is:

  • Choose your local library. This will give you immediate access to our eBooks and eAudiobooks.
  • Fill in your details.
  • Choose a PIN: This is your password for logging in to our various library services.

Follow the instructions online to find your temporary membership number. This can be used to access our eBooks and eAudio through RBdigital. Once our libraries are able to open again, we will send out your library card in the post to you.

For more information on libraries, please see our web pages: Terms and conditions for libraries and Libraries policies and procedures.