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Calling all Surrey, BC writers! Follow the weekly prompt and join us with your writing for feedback and encouragement.
Getting Started With Our Online Library
Keep inspired and use your library card to get started with our online library. Download eBooks & Audiobooks for every age. Stream movies & TV, read magazines or world newspapers from home.
Looking for a less formal book club? Try our Book Chat. Share your favourite reads, and pick up new ideas.
Join us for a lively online book discussion. Our next book is Vi by Kim Thúy, which was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize.
Sign Up For A Library Card From Home
Get access to our online library to download eBooks, and eAudiobooks, stream movies and TV. Browse our great collection of online newspapers and magazines. You can also check out online learning with Lynda or Gale Courses. We will issue your card number within a few days of your email!
Audio Book Cloud
Unlimited audiobooks for all ages. Free access is generously given by Tumblebooks until August 31, 2020.
Find full text ebooks on a wide range of topics including business plans, coding, LGBTQ, and STEM/STEAM.
Daily and local newspapers including the Vancouver Sun, Province and Globe & Mail. Also includes obituary search. Some not available until 2 days after publication.
More than 1000 newspapers in 40 languages from 84 countries. The Globe and Mail is available in-library only. App available.
Points to the Past
A gateway to a world-class collection of primary sources, with nearly 200 million pages of digitized historical content – maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, pamphlets, portraits, and much more. Includes a solid collection of UK historical newspapers from the 17th to 19th Centuries.
More than 300 of your favourite magazines, ready to download for free with your library card. National Geographic, US Weekly, and more (formerly Zinio). App available.
Access Video On Demand
Streaming video platform with a focus on educational films. Also includes TV series and feature films, both classic and contemporary, by acclaimed directors from around the world.
Access Video on Demand - Just for Kids
Kid-safe, advertisement-free streaming videos to entertain, educate, and inspire.
Kanopy Great Courses
Start learning on the go, or from the comfort of home. Find in-depth video lectures on a wide variety of topics. .
Stream a quality collection of kid's movies, TV series, and storytimes. There is also great math, science, and language learning content. App available. .
Stream the largest online collection of classical music, operas, and ballets in the world. Offered as a pilot by Surrey Libraries.
Naxos Music Library
Listen to music online. More than 85,000 audio tracks of classical, jazz, world, and folk music. Up to 5 users at a time. App available.
Naxos Spoken Word Library
Listen to audiobooks online. More than 500 classics, biographies, non-fiction and poetry for adults and kids. Up to 5 users at a time. App available.
Information videos featuring Canadian and Indigenous voices.
Educational videos for kids featuring Canadian and Indigenous voices.
News & Reviews
Find out the latest news, programs and staff favourites.
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Has the library played a meaningful role in your life? We would love to hear your personal story.
Check out Sandra's quick review of Jane Austen's classic, Persuasion.
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