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MORE THAN JUST A LIBRARY!

Posted by Kat Heath on 24 Jun 2019

With libraries across London and the South East being at risk of closure, now more than ever is the time to discover your local library and the vast services they have to offer.

Across the Epsom and Ewell area we have a total of 8 libraries not to mention larger civic libraries nearby such as Sutton and Morden

Below is a full list of our 8 local community libraries and what they have to offer:

STONELEIGH COMMUNITY LIBRARY.
1 The Broadway, Stoneleigh, KT17 2JA
0345 600 9009 (Main switchboard)
stlibraryops@gmail.com

Monday:
Monday Storybox (term-time only)
10am-11am 18mths-4yrs £1 entry
Storytelling, crafts and creative activities surrounding a different book each week.

Tuesday:
Job Club.
10am-12noon. All ages welcome. Free.
07941231072
stoneleighjobclub@gmail.com
Support and guidance with all aspects of gaining employment.

Thursday:
Computer Sessions.
2pm-3pm. All ages welcome. Free.
Support on hand in regards to using computers and their various software.

Friday:
Art Club.
10am-12noon. Adults only.
Contact Tina Thompson 02083931209 for more details.<

Flower Arranging.
(3rd Friday of Every Month)
2.15pm-4.15pm. Adults Only.
Learn all aspects of flower arrangement.

Reading Group.
2.30pm-3.30pm. Adults Only.
Discussion regarding book of the week.

Saturday:
Rhymetime.
11.15-11.45am. 0-5yrs. Free.
Rhymes, singing and fun for you and your little ones.

Children’s Book Club.
1pm-2pm. 7-13 years. Free.
Arts, crafts and activities related to the children’s book of the week.
Prebooking is required.

Children’s Chess Club.
(Fourth Sat of every month)
1.30-3pm. 8-15years. Free.

EWELL COURT LIBRARY.
Ewell court, Lakehurst Road, Ewell, KT19 0EB
0300 200 1001 (Main switchboard)

Wednesday:
Rhymetime.
2pm-2.30pm. 0-4years. Free.
Sing a long fun for you and your little ones.

Thursday:
Tea, Cake & Computer Training.
2pm-4pm.
Contact: 07925090645 to book or email: mooretraining@gmail.com for more information.

Saturday:
Story time.
11am-11.30am. 2-6years. Free.
Storytelling and activities for under 6s.

EWELL LIBRARY.
Bourne Hall, Spring Street, Ewell, KT17 1UF.
0300 200 1001 (Main switchboard)

Wednesday:
Story Time.
2pm-2.30pm 2-4years. Free.
Enjoy hearing your favourite stories.

Thursday:
Pebble Rhymetime.
10.30am-11am. 0-4years. Free.
Join pebble the penguin for rhymes and singing.

Digital Buddies.
Available daily.
Ask at help desk for advice and support regarding computing.

EPSOM LIBRARY.
1st Floor, The Ebbisham Centre, 6 Derby Square, Epsom, KT19 8AG.
0300 200 1001. (Main switchboard)

Tuesday:
StoryTime.
10.15-10.45am. 2-4years. Free.
Storytelling, crafts and colouring.

Thursday:
Pebble Rhymetime.
10.30am-11.00am. 0-4 years. Free.

Join Pebble the penguin for rhyme and sing songs.

Digital Buddies.
Available all week for support regarding computing.

BANSTEAD LIBRARY.
The Horseshoe, Bolters Lane, Banstead, SM7 2AW.
01483 543599. (Main switchboard)

Tuesday:
Pebble Rhymetime.
10.15am-10.45am. 0-4years. Free
Join Pebble the Penguin for Rhymetime and singing.

Thursday:
StoryTime.
2.15pm-2.45pm. 2-4years. Free.
Storytelling with the library’s storyteller.

Friday:
Pebble Rhymetime.
10.15-10.45am. 0-4years. Free.
Join Pebble for rhyming and singing.

Digital Buddy Group.
Sessions run:
Weds. 10am-12noon. 2-4pm
Thurs. 10am-12.15pm
Sat. 10am-12noon.

TATTENHAM COMMUNITY LIBRARY.
Tatteham Crescent, EpsomDowns, KT18 5NU.

Monday:
Rhymetime
10.30am-11am. 0-4years. Free.
Held by Epsom Sure Start Centre, this fun and interactive Rhymetime session is full of energy and singing for you and your little ones.

Reading Group.
(4th Monday of every month)
1.30pm-2.30pm.
Call 0300 200 1001 or email: vbale@btinternet.com for more information

Tea & Cake Afternoons.
2pm-4pm £1 Entry.
An afternoon of discussion, demonstrations or guest speakers. Visit library for more information on specific dates.

WORCESTER PARK LIBRARY.
Stoneplace, Windsor Road, Worcester Park, KT4 8ES.
020 8337 1609 (direct help desk)<
Email: worcester.library@sutton.gov.uk

Tuesday:
Yoga.
9.45am-10.45am. Adults.
Slow flow yoga for all abilities. Contact Pauline Sampson: 07881446716
paulinesampson18@gmail.com

Knitting Club.
10-12noon. Adults only. Free.
Join in to learn and achieve various knitting creations. For all abilities.

Reading Groups.
(Every 1st, 2nd and 3rd Tuesday every month.)
For information contact the library help desk.

Cinema Club.
(2nd Tuesday every month)
2pm-4pm. Adults only. £3.50.
Enjoy a matinee film. Often a classic or a nearly new release.

Thursday:
Yoga.
9.45am-10.45am. Adults only.
Slow Flow Yoga for all abilities with Pauline Sampson. Contact details as above.

Computer Skills For Beginners.
11-12.30pm. Adults. Free.
Learn the basics of computing with experienced support staff.

Japanese Club.
3.30pm-5.45pm. 8-11years. Free
Learn basic Japanese with this free class.

Friday:
Rhymetime.
10am-10.30am-11am-11.30am. 0-3years. Free.
Enjoy a morning of Rhymetime and singing.

Saturday:
Story Time.
11.00am-11.30am. 2-6years. Free.
Enjoy half an hour of storytelling.

CHEAM LIBRARY.
Church Road, Cheam, SM3 8QH.
020 8644 9377 (direct help desk)
Email: Cheam.library@sutton.gov.uk

Tuesday:
Scrabble Club.
1.30-4.30pm. Adults. Free.

Wednesday:
Rhymetime.
10am-10.30am. 0-3years. Free.
Enjoy a singalong with your little ones.

Thursday:
Yoga.
10.30-11.45am Adults.
Slow Flow Yoga for all ages.

All of the above libraries offer the following services:

Book ordering and hire
DVD hire
Audio book hire
Free Wi-Fi
Computers
Printing services
Fax Machine
Book requests
Local information

For more info on your local library visit:
www.surreycc.gov.uk
(Libraries within borough of Epsom & Ewell or Borough of Reigate & Banstead)
www.sutton.gov.uk
(Libraries within London Borough of Sutton)

Visit your local library today!

Kat xx

 
Kat Heath
Kat Heath is a qualified beauty therapist and a mum of two boys, Harry and Elliott.

Kat also has been a marketing ambassador and blogger for many on-line mummy sites as well as working as a therapist for Decleor, Clarins and Guinot within Selfridges, Peter Jones and John Lewis.

Her passions are fashion, interiors, wellbeing and food!

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