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Rhymetime on YouTube

We have put some of our favourite rhymes on YouTube for you to sing and clap along to. Library rhymetime sessions are aimed at babies and toddlers, aged under five, along with their parents and carers. The events are based entirely on sharing nursery rhymes, action songs and percussion music. It is fun, interactive and noisy!

Have a liston to some rhymes.

Find a rhymetime near you.
Learning Resources
Learn online basics with Surrey Libraries
Learn computer and internet basics, get help seeking work, find free online learning resources and more
Online Reference Shelf
Art and music
Naxos
Naxos
Combines Grove Music (Music & Musicians, Jazz, and Opera) with the Encyclopaedia of Popular Music, the Oxford Dictionary and Companion.
Oxford Music Online
Oxford Music Online
Contains the full text of the 'New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians' (2nd edition), the 'New Grove Dictionary of Opera' and the 'New Grove Dictionary of Jazz' (2nd edition); over 45,000 specially-commissioned articles, 20,000 biographies and 3-D interactive images of musical instruments.
Oxford Art Online
Oxford Art Online
Comprises the full text of the 'Dictionary of Art' and the 'Oxford Companion to Western Art'. Includes over 45,000 signed articles, 2,500 illustrations, 40,000 images linked from other art sites, and 21,000 biographies.
Books and reading
Who Next...?
Who Next...?
Children and Teens, read everything by your favourite author? This interactive tool will help parents, teachers and librarians to find alternative authors.
Business
Complete Business Reference Advisor
Complete Business Reference Advisor
COBRA is a comprehensive, practical and continually updated information resource for anyone looking to start a business, write a business or marketing plan or conduct research into a new market. Only available at Guildford library.
The Gazette Company Profiles
The Gazette Company ProfilesFree, easy to search official information about every UK company registered with Companies House.
Dictionaries
Oxford English Dictionary
Oxford English Dictionary
OED The Oxford English Dictionary Online.
Living and Learning
Britannica
BritannicaA fantastic resource, packed with trusted information.
Life in the UK Test
Life in the UK Test
GoCitizen - an online study resource for candidates preparing for the Life in the UK Test (you will need an email address to sign up for this).
TheoryTest Pro
TheoryTest Pro
TheoryTest Pro is an online simulation of the UK's driving theory test (you will need an email address to sign up for this).
Which? magazine
Which? magazine
Which, offer reviews and money saving advice in the most convenient way for you.
Road to IELTS (International English Language Test)
Road to IELTS (International English Language Test)
Preparation and practice for the International English Language Test.
IELTS Academic - for university entry.
IELTS General Training - for citizenship and training.
Universal Class
Universal Class
Learn something new today! Create your own account to access over 500 continuing education courses online.
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My Work Search
Sign up for MyWorkSearch to get 12 months access to job-search training and a highly effective job-search tool.
Improve your CV, track relevant new vacancies and keep your JobCentre Plus advisor informed effortlessly.
Self-register in the library here.
Login here.
Video summarising My Work Search here.
The Gazette
The GazetteThe Gazette contains the official records of: wills and probate, insolvency, awards and accreditation and company profiles. It also includes guides, industry news and other useful resources.
The Great Courses Library Collection
The Great Courses Library Collection Ignite curiosity and invigorate passions with access to thousands of innovative and immersive learning experiences!

Library members can now access The Great Courses via streaming video on RBdigital.
Newspapers, journals and magazines
Access to Research
Access to Research
Over 6,000 publicly funded scientific research journals available for anyone to read in the library.
British Newspaper Archive
British Newspaper Archive
Explore over 200 years of history - millions of stories: from your street to the world. To view images in the library you will need to register for your own free account.
19th Century British Newspapers
19th Century British Newspapers
19th Century British Newspapers, explore over 2 million pages of nineteenth century British Library newspapers. All text fully searchable with keywords.
PressReader
PressReader
TODAY'S PAPERS, including the Independent, Guardian, Telegraph, Daily Mail, Daily Express. Regional papers, and newspapers from around the world.

Times Digital Archive
Times Digital Archive
The Times Digital Archive contains every issue of The Times between 1785 and 2010.
RBdigital
RBdigital
View digital copies of your favourite magazines. Create an account using your library card number as password.
People and history
19th Century British Newspapers
19th Century British Newspapers
19th Century British Newspapers, explore over 2 million pages of nineteenth century British Library newspapers. All text fully searchable with keywords.
Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry Library Edition
Bring your family tree to life - search the largest collection of UK family records on the web FREE, including access to the complete set of England, Scotland & Wales Censuses 1841-1901 and birth, marriage and death records.
British Newspaper Archive
British Newspaper Archive
Explore over 200 years of history - millions of stories: from your street to the world. To view images in the library you will need to register for your own free account.
Find my past
Find my past
Family history research online. Create your family tree using birth, marriage and death indexes, census returns and many more historical UK family history.
Gale NewsVault
Gale NewsVault
Use this powerful tool to cross-search 19th Century Newspapers and Times Digital Archive simultaneously.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
57,000 specially written illustrated biographies of those who shaped all aspects of Britain's past, from the fourth century BC to the year 2006.
The Times Digital Archive
The Times Digital Archive
The Times Digital Archive contains every issue of The Times between 1785 and 2007.
Who
Who's Who and Who was Who
Who's Who?, the essential directory of noteworthy and influential people from all walks of life, in the UK and worldwide, and Who Was Who from 1898: the definitive roll-call of the last 150 years of British history.
Britannica
BritannicaA fantastic resource, packed with trusted information.
Reference
The John Johnson Collection
The John Johnson Collection
This collection provides access to thousands of items selected from the John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera, offering unique insights into the changing nature of everyday life in Britain in the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Britannica
BritannicaA fantastic resource, packed with trusted information.
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