Category Archives: Reading groups

Mental Health Awareness Week – Surviving or Thriving?

Read, learn and connect with us during this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week – Libraries’ positive contribution to the mental well-being of the population is well documented – see the Arts Council’s publication on ‘The health and wellbeing benefits of … Continue reading

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London’s Biggest Book Group: “Rivers of London”

“Good afternoon. My name’s Peter Grant, I’m from the police and this is my colleague Beverley Brook, who’s a river in south London.” Rivers of London, p146 In the world of libraries April means City Read, London’s biggest book club, … Continue reading

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Introducing E-books

Elin Jones, Stock Librarian, writes: We are very excited to announce the launch of a new E-book service, completely free to Hammersmith and Fulham library users,  available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Alongside our existing E-audio collection, … Continue reading

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Happy National Libraries Day!

Today, 7 February is National Libraries Day – are you coming to the library today? We’d love to see you. If you haven’t been to the library for a while, pick your nearest one and come and find out what … Continue reading

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The Blackhouse by Peter May

A writer for Spear’s,  a luxury lifestyle magazine, approached our Stock Team about  an article she was writing for the web on the best books of the past decade. She wanted one of the Team to recommend a book and … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge 2013

There’s a spine-tingling adventure waiting for children this summer at your local Hammersmith and Fulham library. They can take part in the Summer Reading Challenge and face the Creepy House! What is the Summer Reading Challenge? It is the biggest … Continue reading

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Celebrating National Reading Group Day at Askew Road Library

The reading group at Askew Road Library celebrated National Reading Group Day in style. We discussed the book ‘Tell the wolves I’m Home‘ by Carol Rifka Brunt, over tea, coffee, home-made carrot cake and chocolate mint biscuits. Members  were presented … Continue reading

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