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Book groups in Southwark

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Book groups in Southwark libraries

Blue Anchor Library book group

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

For more information please contact Christina Ojo on 020 7525 6303.

Camberwell Library book group

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

For more information please contact Mark Rodenhurst on 020 7525 6329.

Canada Water Library evening book group

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

For more information please contact Nuala Graham on 020 7525 2515.

Canada Water Library daytime book group

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

For more information please contact Benedict Spencer on 020 7525 2933.

Canada Water Library poetry group

First Thursday of every month, 6pm to 7pm, Canada Water Library.

For more information please contact Benedict Spencer on 020 7525 2933.

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, 7.30pm to 9pm.

For more information please contact Wendy Williams on 020 7525 6236. 

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.

First Friday of every month, 2pm to 3.30pm.

For more information please contact Wendy Williams on 020 7525 6236.

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.

For more information please contact Wendy Siemaszko on 020 7525 6230.

Grove Vale Library book group

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

For more information please contact Gundula Wegener on 020 8693 5802.

John Harvard Library book group

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

For more information please contact Nell Moreton on 020 7525 4528.

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.

For more information please contact Luke Evans on 020 7525 4528.

Newington Library book group

This group is currently suspended until Newington Library reopens.

Newington Library current affairs book group

This group is currently suspended until Newington Library reopens.

Newington Library poetry group

This group has temporarily relocated to East Street Library. Each month the group reads and discusses a different set of poems by a single author, or on themes, or from a particular period, or anything you like. Do bring your own favourites. We also have occasional author visits. 

Third Monday of every month, 7pm to 8.30pm, East Street Library.

For more information please conatact Trevor Westcarr on 020 7525 2107.

Nunhead Library book group

Second Thursday of every month, 7pm to 8pm, Nunhead Library.

For more information please contact Meno Jacob on 020 7732 0409.

Peckham Library book group

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

For more information please contact Sandra Agard on 020 7525 0230.

Peckham Library Graphic Novel book group

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

For more information please contact Lawrence Pycock on 020 7525 0203.

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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