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Items for sale in libraries

Our libraries have a wide range of items available for purchase. Items are chosen to provide good value to customers and to complement a visit to the library. All income generated is used to support and maintain your library service.

The exact range of items available will, of course, depend on the size of the library but here is a selection of what you might find:

Art and writing supplies

An exciting range of quality paper, pens, pencils and drawing materials to help you get creative.

Book tokens (Guildford library only)

We have 3 styles of £5 book tokens. Spread the love of reading.

Oyster Cards

Dorking Library sells new Oyster Cards and can top up pay as you go.

Eco Chic bags

Environmentally friendly, cost effective and stylish - these Eco Chic bags are only £3.99

Tote bags

Library tote bag available in librariesShow your support for your library with these attractive and strong bags, just £3!

Chart media

The age ranges for these vary greatly but we should have something for everyone! All Chart Media items are £1.50 each.

Educational workbooks by Rising Stars

Workbooks focus on Maths, English and Science for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 from £4.50- £6.

Card/bus pass holders

The perfect place to keep your library card or bus pass safe in style!

Greetings cards

For any occasion, maybe even one of your own invention.

Reading glasses

A library favourite, make your passion for reading just that little bit easier to indulge in.

Book bags

Next time you're picking up some books, pick up a book bag too. Available in a variety of colours, strong yet lightweight, and only £2 each. Why not bag a bargain!


We have computers for modern communications but sometimes the old ways are best.

Book sales

Many libraries offer sales of used stock. A great way to expand your own library cheaply.

Local history books

Some of our libraries have local history centres or other links to local history information sources. As part of this they offer fascinating publications for purchase, many of which are locally produced.