Safety Measures at Surrey Libraries

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Surrey Libraries is working to keep everyone safe at our branches.  

Last Updated: April 8, 2022

We are continuing to follow all provincial health orders and WorkSafeBC guidelines to help protect our patrons and staff:

  • Do not enter the branch if you feel unwell or are required to self-isolate
  • Masks are optional

Thank you for your continued patience and support as we face this pandemic together.

Safety Measures 

What we’re doing 

  • Following all Provincial Health Orders
  • Providing hand sanitizer  
  • Plexiglass dividers at service counters 
  • Frequently cleaning high-touch areas 
  • Training Library staff in safety measures

What you can do

  • Stay home if you are feeling sick or are required to self-isolate 
  • Consider wearing a mask in the library
  • Wash or sanitize your hands before entering the building 
  • Follow all signs 
  • Always remain with your children when in the library  


Not Available

  • Accepting materials donations  


  • Holds pick-up 
  • Book returns (only during open hours at Clayton)
  • Computer access
  • Wi-Fi 
  • Browsing shelves to select materials
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Printing and photocopying
  • Scanning (All locations except the Ocean Park and Port Kells branches)
  • Self-checkout stations  
  • Paton assistance and technology help
  • Washroom access  
  • Book sales at some locations
  • If you do not wish to enter the library and would still like to borrow material, please call your local branch to discuss your options. 
  • Group tours (pre-registration required)
  • Group and silent study rooms
  • In-person programming
  • Meeting room rentals (not yet available at all locations)

If you have any questions, please contact us