Virtual groups

adults Run by Carole Bowe

Tags audio, ebook, graphic novel, lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender

adults Run by Linda Smith

Tags bibliotherapy (Mood-boosting Books)

young people Run by jack

Tags audio, ebook, online, women only

adults Run by Christopher John Bridgman

Tags adults with low level literacy, audio, ebook, online, talking books, visually impaired

adults Run by Donna Taylor

Tags audio, ebook, graphic novel, online, talking books, writing

adults Run by Lizzie Quill

Tags ebook, online, writing

adults, young people Run by North Yorkshire Libraries Online Book Group

Tags bibliotherapy (Mood-boosting Books), ebook, lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender, online, writing

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Keeping your reading group active while social distancing

Are you wondering how your reading group can continue to meet, even while you’re social distancing? With many people at home with family, flatmates or on their own, we know that books are so important to provide comfort, solace and escapism. Staying socially connected, and keeping your regular reading group meetings in your diary, is going to be very important in keeping up morale and supporting everyone’s mental health as we adjust to a new way of living.

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How to start a reading group

Interested in joining a reading group or starting one of your own? Download our quick guide to getting started.

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Hive and The Reading Agency

The Reading Agency loves books, in every form, and we know you do too. We love it when people borrow books in every format from their brilliant local libraries. We love it when reading groups get exclusive free proofs from our publisher partners. We love it when readers pick up a pre-loved book from a second-hand bookshop for a song. And we also love it when you buy yourself or someone else a brand new book from a high street bookshop. We also know that buying online is quick and convenient...

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