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  1. 20 Must Reads

    20 Must Reads added 25th November 2014

    The books that everyone's talking about. How many have you read? 10 fiction and 10 non fiction titles available at every Southwark library. Click on any title in the list to check availability and/or to reserve an item. Booklist published 4 December 2014.

  2. Sounds like London: 100 years of Black Music in the capital

    Sounds like London: 100 years of Black Music in the capital added 18th September 2014

    A list containing some of the artists featured in Lloyd Bradley's "Sounds like London: 100 years of Black music in the capital". The list begins with Lloyd's book and then goes in alphabetical order of artist. At the end of the list you will find some compliation albums. Click on the title link to check availability at your nearest library and/or to reserve items. Lloyd Bradley and Dr William "Lez" Henry will be talking about the history of Black music in London at Peckham Library on Wednesday 8 October 2014 at 7pm. The event is free but advance booking is essential via: southwark.libraries@southwark.gov.uk

  3. Kumon's List

    Kumon's List added 5th August 2014

    A List of Recommended Childrens Titles

  4. Top biographies and real life stories

    Top biographies and real life stories added 5th August 2014

    Sometimes real life is more interesting than fiction. A list for all those who enjoy true life stories and biographies.

  5. We love these books! 2014

    We love these books! 2014 added 25th July 2014

    Some wonderful fiction recommended by Southwark library staff. This is the 2014 booklist featuring titles recommended by: Alice; Bex; Brian; David P; Deniz; Elaine W; Emma; Joe; Kate; Mark; Mike A; Mike C; Nedda; Nell; Nuala; Sandra A; Sheila; Sofia; Teresa; Trevor; Zubeyr.

  6. First World War: children's books

    First World War: children's books added 24th July 2014

    A selection of First World War themed children's books available in Southwark libraries. Please click on the title link to check availability and to reserve items. The list is a mixture of stories, non fiction and memorable combinations of the two such as "Archie's War" by Marcia Williams. List compiled by Southwark libraries.

  7. First World War documentaries and films

    First World War documentaries and films added 18th July 2014

    A selection of First World War themed DVDs available in Southwark libraries. Please click on the title link to check availability and to reserve items. The list includes documentaries such as the moving "Last Voices of World War One", TV series including the classic "Testament of Youth" and feature films such as Kubrick's powerful "Paths of Glory". List compiled by Southwark libraries.

  8. First World War novels

    First World War novels added 18th July 2014

    A selection of First World War novels available in Southwark libraries. Please click on the title link to check availability and to reserve items. Most of the novels are set during the war with a few exceptions such as John Buchan's 39 Steps which takes place during the build-up to hostilities, and Adam Thorpe's Nineteen Twenty-One which focuses on the aftermath of the war. List compiled by Southwark libraries.

  9. First World War: histories, biographies and poetry

    First World War: histories, biographies and poetry added 18th July 2014

    A selection of First World War non fiction titles available in Southwark libraries. Please click on the title link to check availability and to reserve items. The list features histories of the war and specific battles, biographies and poetry collections. List compiled by Southwark libraries.

  10. Modern books for modern ladies

    Modern books for modern ladies added 15th July 2014

    Funny, smart and insightful books about being a woman in the twenty-first century, written by some truely inspiring, straight-talking women.

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