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Book groups in Southwark Libraries

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Blue Anchor Library book group

First Tuesday of every month, 7pm to 8.30pm at Blue Anchor Library.

Please contact Christina Ojo for more information.

Camberwell Library book group

Second Tuesday of every month, 7pm to 8.30pm at Camberwell Library.

Please contact Richard Bryan for more information.

Canada Water Library evening book group

Second Thursday of every month, 7pm to 8.30pm, Canada Water Library.

Please contact Nuala Graham for more information.

Canada Water Library daytime book group

Fourth Thursday of every month, 2pm to 3pm, Canada Water Library.

Please contact Benedict Spencer for more information.

Dulwich Library book group

You are invited to join our large, friendly group for the lively discussion of a diverse range of literary fiction. Even if you don't manage to read the book in time, you are still very welcome to come and join us. Just pop in to Dulwich Library.

Last Thursday of every month, 7pm to 8pm.

Please contact Nell Moreton for more information. 

Dulwich Library poetry group

If you'd like to share some poetry with us, we'd be very glad to see you at Dulwich Library's poetry reading group. We enjoy looking at a wide range of poets, from any culture, and any age. Don't worry if you're a bit nervous of reading to a group, someone else will always be happy to read your favourites for you.

Third Tuesday of every month, 4pm to 5.30pm.

Please contact David Penn for more information.

Dulwich Library biography group

A wide range of books based on real life experiences are read every month.

Second Wednesday of every month, 2.30pm to 4pm.

Please contact Lucy Chapman for more information.

Grove Vale Library book group

Fourth Tuesday of every month, 7pm to 8.30pm.

Please contact Gundula Wegener for more information.

John Harvard Library book group

Third Friday of every month, 1pm to 2pm, John Harvard Library.

Please contact Mark Rodenhurst for more information.

John Harvard Library classic literature book group

Each month the group will discuss pre-1920 classic literature from around the world. 

Last Monday of every month, 1pm to 2pm.

Please contact Luke Evans for more information.

Newington Temporary Library book group

First Friday of every month, 7pm to 8pm, Newington Temporary Library

Please contact Cristina Veiga-Hortas for more information.

Newington Temporary Library poetry group

Last Thursday of every month, 7pm to 8pm, Newington Temporary Library

Please contact Cristina Veiga-Hortas for more information.

Peckham Library book group

Last Tuesday of every month, 6.30pm to 7.45pm, Peckham Library.

Please contact Sandra Agard for more information.

Peckham Library Graphic Novel book group

Second Tuesday of every month, 6pm to 7.30pm, Peckham Library.

Please contact Lawrence Pycock for more information.

Book groups for children and teenagers

We also have reading groups for families and teenagers.

Please see our reading activites for children page and our teenage zone page for more information.

Please see the Southwark Libraries events page for information about other book related activities.

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