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Reading groups and book ideas

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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 our reading group collections.
  • Longer loans - you can borrow books for up to 8 weeks.
  • A place to meet - with the agreement of the Library Manager.
  • A place to advertise for group members.

Find books

To view our current list of book collections for reading groups please click here:

List of Reading Group sets


Using the catalogue to reserve a Reading Group Set

To browse our entire Reading Group collection – click here

Please be aware, popular sets may have a waiting list.  You can filter your search results to show which sets are available to order straight away.  To do this, filter by ‘titles with available items’.

If you would like further information on searching and reserving Reading Group titles, please take a look at our Guidelines for Reading Groups


Why not try one of our eAudiobooks for your reading group? We have monthly titles which have multiple downloads available: Borrowbox eAudiobooks -

Books of the Month- available for 50 days and no waiting lists!



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

Library Services for Education

Make a suggestion

Read a good book and think the library should have a copy? Click on the link below to let us know.

Suggest an item for purchase

We review your suggestions regularly, keep an eye on the library catalogue to see any new additions.

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