Great books and so much more! For families, teachers, homeschoolers, and kids of all ages.
Let’s Talk Science
Join us for science-themed workshops to learn about common senses or thermic reactions.
Indigenous Authors & Storytellers for Children Series
Join us in welcoming four Indigenous authors to Surrey.
Friends of Simon
Bring your assignments, pencils and paper! Free tutoring is available for newcomer students in grades 5 to 9.
Looking for a little extra boost? Young readers are matched with teen volunteers to practice in a safe and supportive environment.
Games, fun, and kids' ebooks from great educational sites.
Hear stories and sing songs. Parents and caregivers can share books and language with children to encourage a lifelong love of reading.
Request a Library Tour
Teachers! Bring your class for a tour of the library. We can tailor the tour to meet your needs.
Books By Grade
Find recommended reading lists for kindergarten through grade seven!
Find activities to encourage reading and early literacy with these free workbooks. They come in a variety of languages, are downloadable, and available at your local library.
Kids Book Clubs
Come and talk about books, make new friends and have a good time!
Preschool Storytime Kits
For daycare providers, teachers, homeschooling parents, and other early childhood group leaders.
Ancient & Medieval History Online
Learn about the cultures of ancient and medieval cultures. Includes biographies, timelines, maps and videos.
Edmark House Series
Science and math games, colouring, matching, playing. Preschool learning has never been so fun!
Let your research take flight! History, geography, technology, sports, cultures, and much more.z
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Find encylopedia articles you can use with confidence. More than 25,000 articles covering most subject areas.
Global Road Warrior
Current coverage of travel, communications and cultural issues for students, travelers, or business. Includes high-resolution maps and photos.
Stream independent films, free with your library card. Film-festival hits, classic movies, documentaries, and more. App available.z
Read articles from popular children's magazines. For elementary school projects and homework.
Watch, read, play and learn with stories! Includes read-alongs, games, and book pairings on popular themes.
Diagrams, experiments, biographies and more. For school projects and homework grades 4 through 12.
French language encyclopedia for native French speakers, bilingual students, or anyone learning French. Published by Encyclopedia Britannica.
Encyclopaedia Universalis Junior
French language encyclopedia for ages 7 and older. Covers subjects studied in school and of interest to children. Based on the Britannica Student Encyclopedia.