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Find out about reading groups based at our libraries, plus online groups and book clubs

Younger people

Finsbury Teen Reading Group 

This group meets on the second Thursday of every month from 5pm-6pm at the Finsbury Library. You can bring your own copy of the selected book, or ask the library to reserve one (subject to availability). Free soft drinks and biscuits! Please call Jimi on 020 7527 7960, or email finsbury.library@islington.gov.uk

Adults

Archway Library

The Archway Library Reading Group meets on the first Wednesday of every month from 6.30pm. Call us on 020 7527 7820, email us at archway.library@islington.gov.uk or just drop in.

Finsbury Library

The Finsbury Library reading group takes place every five weeks. We meet on Mondays between 6.30pm-7.30pm. We will read fiction and non-fiction, sometimes all reading the same book, and sometimes reading different books on one theme (e.g. a particular author, biography or genre). All are welcome, even if you can't come to every meeting. You can either acquire your own copy of the selected book, or ask the library to reserve a copy (subject to availability). For further information, please call Jimi on 020 7527 7960 or email finsbury.library@islington.gov.uk

North Library

The North Library reading group meets on the last Tuesday of every month, from 6.30pm-7.45pm. Call us on 020 7527 7840, email north.library@islington.gov.uk or just drop in.

N4 Library

The N4 Library reading group meets on the first Monday of the month from 6.30pm-7.30pm. For the date of the next meeting and the title of the book being read, call 020 7527 7800 or email n4.library@islington.gov.uk.

West Library

The West Library reading group meets in the hall from 6.15pm-7.45pm, normally on the last Tuesday of the month. For the date of the next meeting and the title of the book being read, call 020 7527 7920 or email west.library@islington.gov.uk.

South Library

The South Library reading group meets on the first or second Monday of the month from 6.30pm-7.30pm. For the date of the next meeting and the title of the book being read, call 020 7527 7860 or email south.library@islington.gov.uk

Central Library

The Central Library reading group usually meets on the third Monday of each month from 6.00pm-7.30pm. For the date of the next meeting and the title of the book being read, call 020 7527 6900 or email centrallending.lib@islington.gov.uk

All ages

Islington Comic Forum

This group meets on the first Tuesday of the month at the North Library, from 6.30pm-7.30pm.

An in-depth look at comic and graphic fiction. Pick up something different, discuss your thoughts, give an opinion or just sit and listen. Check out the Facebook page for more details. 

Reading Groups for Everyone

A website that is spreading the word and celebrating all the great things that reading groups, writing groups and book clubs offer. It's the place to find information about groups in your area, as well as offering support and resources, plus offers and events for people running or setting up a group. Just click on http://www.readinggroups.org/groups and enter your postcode in the search box.