Libraries

Service update

Due to the new national restrictions, our libraries will be closed to members of the public for browsing.
During this time from Monday 9th November we will be running our Ready Reads: We Select You Collect offer from:

  • Hook Library
  • New Malden Library

This is an appointment only service, which will operate from 10am to 2pm on the following days.

  • New Malden Library - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Hook Library - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Please note that Surbiton Library will reopen with the Ready Reads offer Tuesday 24th November.   

To support residents with their urgent PC access requirements, we also have limited essential PC slots available.

Find out more about how our libraries will operate during this period.

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Community Library Service

Our Community Library Service which delivers books and audio books to our most vulnerable residents has reopened! If you or someone you know is housebound and unable to reach Surbiton Library please get in touch with our Community Library Service by email [email protected] or call 020 8547 6451.

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Sign up online. Our digital library remains open 24/7, it includes thousands of eBooks, eAudio, newspapers,magazines and training courses. We look forward to welcoming you back and we thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation as we all adapt to these new ways of operating.

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