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  1. Reading Well (in other languages)

    Reading Well (in other languages) added 30th April

    The books on the Reading Well list offer tips and ideas to help you understand and manage your emotions as well as cope with difficult situations.

  2. Reading Well for young people (Shelf Help)

    Reading Well for young people (Shelf Help) added 30th April

    Reading Well is a collection of books that can help you cope with the pressures of life, boost your confidence and help you with difficult feelings and experiences.

  3. Reading Well for mental health

    Reading Well for mental health added 29th April

    Reading Well is a collection of books to improve your mental health, recommended by health professionals and people with mental health needs. All of these titles are issued for a longer loan period and you won't be fined if they are returned late.

  4. Hugo and Nebula nominees

    Hugo and Nebula nominees added 23rd April

    Nominees and winners for best novel in the Hugo or Nebula awards for Sci-Fi and Fantasy books. 2015 - 2019 so far. All editions included.

  5. Adrian Mole series

    Adrian Mole series added 8th April

    The funniest book series I've ever read.

  6. Winter Book Challenge 2018/19: recommendations for ages 0-4

    Winter Book Challenge 2018/19: recommendations for ages 0-4 added 27th November 2018

    The Winter Book Challenge runs from 10 December 2018 to 28 February 2019. It’s a great chance for children and young people to try new books and challenge themselves to read more. Find more details at www.southwark.gov.uk/winterbook.

  7. Winter Book Challenge 2018/19: recommendations for ages 5-11

    Winter Book Challenge 2018/19: recommendations for ages 5-11 added 27th November 2018

    The Winter Book Challenge runs from 10 December 2018 to 28 February 2019. It’s a great chance for children and young people to try new books and challenge themselves to read more. Find more details at www.southwark.gov.uk/winterbook.

  8. Winter Book Challenge 2018/19: recommendations for ages 12-17

    Winter Book Challenge 2018/19: recommendations for ages 12-17 added 27th November 2018

    The Winter Book Challenge runs from 10 December 2018 to 28 February 2019. It’s a great chance for children and young people to try new books and challenge themselves to read more. Find more details at www.southwark.gov.uk/winterbook. These titles were all selected in summer 2018 by young people who visited Foyles bookshop with us to choose titles they would like to see in the Southwark Libraries.

  9. Festival of Words

    Festival of Words added 22nd May 2018

    Southwark Libraries are proud to support new and emerging writers with the Festival of Words. The literary festival that spans across Southwark, for children and adults. The programme contains a range of cultural events including creative writers, spoken word artists, storytellers and more.

  10. YA Book Prize shortlist 2018

    YA Book Prize shortlist 2018 added 5th April 2018

    YA Book Prize shortlist 2018

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