Community Library Service

What does it do?

Staff call once every four weeks bringing a box of books pre-selected to each individual's tastes. Readers can choose from one to twelve books from their selection box per visit.For readers who have difficulty seeing ordinary print there is a wide selection of large print books.

There is also an extensive collection of Books on Tape available to those who are visually impaired or anyone who has difficulty reading ordinary or large print. You do not need to be registered blind to receive this service.

We can also supply videos, DVD’s, language and music tapes free of any hire charges, together with wool or jigsaw puzzles donated by the public.

Who it is for?

All residents of  The Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames who for whatever reason would otherwise find it difficult to visit their local library

Where it is available?

Local service (Kingston upon Thames).

What it costs:

It is a free service

How to access or apply for it:

Enquiries are welcome from all groups and individuals who would otherwise find it difficult getting to their local library. Please phone to discuss how we can best meet your needs.
To arrange a home visit or register a residential home or group, telephone 020 8547 6451. Out of normal office hours (Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.00pm) there is an answerphone service.

The Community Library, Ewell Road, Surbiton KT6 6AG
Tel: 020 8547 6451
Fax: 020 8547 6454


Info last updated:

Guildhall, High Street, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 1EU