We are pleased to announce that we have started reopening some of our Libraries for browsing.
Tudor Drive Library will reopen 5 October, and Kingston Library on 8 October, joining New Malden, Surbiton and Hook and Chessington Libraries. The opening days and times have been temporarily reduced but will be reviewed regularly and increased as circumstances allow.
In order to keep library access as safe as possible adhering to Government guidelines for social distancing we are putting the following measures in place and staff will be on hand to help guide you through the process.
Reimagining Kingston Libraries
Reimagining Kingston Libraries is an exciting opportunity for us to work with the community to talk about ideas to shape your library service of the future. From September we will be organising various engagement activities, including workshops working with community partners, digital events and an ideas board.
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.
Not a Kingston library member?
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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Libraries’ digital team, working with FutureDotNow’s "DeviceDotNow" initiative, and the Good Things Foundation, have delivered 10 brand new tablets to residents facing isolation.