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London is home to an amazing range of reading and writing experiences.
All types of libraries in London support the reading and writing habit, not to mention bookshops, book groups, writers groups and a wide range of arts organisations.
There are almost 100 reading groups based in London's public libraries, including those especially for family and teenage reading - use the link to the database of libraries at the top of left hand menu to find the one nearest to you.
Over recent years there have been a range of book promotions hosted by London's public libraries:
For more about these books visit the Read Routes website
and coming soon on the London Libraries website.....
For information about local reading and writing activities, use the links below to explore the reading websites published by some borough libraries, which will give details of author events and other activities such as under-five storytimes and holiday reading schemes for children .
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|Barking & Dagenham||Links to over 70 publishers and booksellers|
|Bexley||Details of the Reading Groups that meet at libraries in Bexley|
|Bexley||Dozens of book related links including children's books and e-books|
|Brent||Brent has sections called 'Reading' and Writing' in its list of web links|
|Bromley||Details of the Reading Groups that meet at libraries in Bromley|
|Croydon||Suggestions from Croydon on 'where to find a good read on the internet'.|
|Enfield||Information about a range of interesting library reading groups that meet in Enfield|
|Greenwich||Details of the Reading Groups that meet at libraries in Greenwich|
|Hammersmith and Fulham||Find out about services in your local libraries as well as contact details for reading groups|
|Havering||Details of the Reading Groups that meet at libraries in Havering, together with some of their book reviews.|
|Hillingdon||Recommended book related links from Hillingdon libraries, including their own enquiry service to help their users choose their next book|
|Islington||Islington's recommended web sites includes this list of online booksellers|
|Kensington & Chelsea||Kensington & Chelsea have reading groups for adults and children, as well as one for the Visually Impaired. All the details are here together with a online review form.|
|Kingston||Details of the Reading Groups that meet at libraries in Kingston.|
|Redbridge||A 'Books and Reading' section from Redbridge libraries that includes information about book groups, an online review form, and some recommended web sites.|
|Sutton||Sutton's list of useful websites has sections on publishers and booksellers, as well as literature.|
|Westminster||Information about reading groups, a Westminster writing group and a range of recommended reading related web links from Westminster libraries.|
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