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Share your love of reading

Don't forget it's free to Join the library.

Start a book club or reading group

Reading is a great way to meet people and share your love of books and reading. There are several websites that can give you practical advice and support:

Set up a reading group account

Contact your local library to set up a reading group account and receive your 'group' borrower card.

Reading group library members benefit from:

  • Free reservations on book titles published more than 12 months ago or from our reading group collections.
  • Longer loans - you can borrow books for up to 6 weeks.
  • A place to meet - with the agreement of the Library Manager.
  • Books available in other formats - e.g. large print or talking book.
  • A place to advertise for group members.

adobe_acrobat icon Our current list of book collections for reading groups - best for printing out. [226kb]

Search our catalogue

  • Why not write a book review? Tell us what you think about a book in any format and we may publish it in our monthly Friday Book Club column in local papers! adobe_acrobat icon Adult Book Review [119kb]

Ideas of what to read

There are a wealth of websites set up to give you and your group inspiration for what to read next:

Reading groups in schools