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Translation – Explanation and Caution

The electronic translation service on Surrey Libraries' website is hosted by Google Translate. The quality of the translation may vary in some of the languages offered by Google. The goal of the basic translation is to capture the general intention of the original English material.

Surrey Libraries cannot guarantee the quality, accuracy, or completeness of any translated information.  Before you act on translated information, we encourage you to confirm any facts that are important to you and the decisions you make.

The City of Surrey offers interpretation services at all its facilities. If you have a question about the material you read on the Surrey Libraries website, we encourage you to contact Surrey Libraries to discuss it.  You can also contact the City of Surrey at 604-591-4011 to receive interpretation support.

Chinese, Korean, Punjabi, Tagalog, Hindi

Literacy Day Reports

Boy and girl stacking wooden blocks to spell Surrey

2016 Literacy Day Report

It Takes a Library to Raise a Community

The library is a hub for lifelong learning, and Surrey's central literacy leader. Young or old, rich or poor, long term resident or brand new Canadian-- everyone is welcome, and everyone can access this world of learning for free.


2015 Literacy Day Report

Discover the value of your Surrey Libraries card, and the tremendous benefits provided to the community by our branches. This year's Literacy Day Report highlights two new research studies commissioned especially for Surrey Libraries: A Week in the Life of Surrey Libraries, and The Value of Your Library Card

2014 Literacy Day Report

Find out how Surrey Libraries is supporting digital literacy, learning, and civic participation with a range of services and programs in our communities. From librarian help to apps, we're helping all ages become more digi-savvy at the library.

2013 Literacy Day Report

Learn about Surrey Libraries’ programs and services supporting early childhood literacy and the launch of the first Get Carded Campaign.

2012 Literacy Day Report

Discover how a library card is a passport to the world of learning and how Surrey Libraries is committed to supporting early literacy and providing services to new Canadians to meet the challenge of literacy for newcomers.