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Reading and Writing

Love reading? Love writing? There's going to be lots happening in the Library of Birmingham for you!

Book Covers - Censored Booklist

Recommended Reads

Stuck for something new to read?  Have a look at these ideas and themed book lists, created by our staff.
Reading Chain April 2013

Just my cup of tea!

Each month our members send in a review of their favourite book which they rate as ‘Just my cup of tea’ along with a biscuit dunking rating out o
Patrick Ness with book covers of More Than This and The Knife of Never Letting Go

Past Author Events in Birmingham Libraries

We have been lucky to host a wealth of fascinating authors at libraries across the city.
Book Covers

tReviews and writing tips

A trio of reviews (hence tReviews!) from our teen blogger - plus some writing tips.
Malala Yousafzai

Author Events in Birmingham Libraries

We are pleased to welcome authors from all over the world to Birmingham Libraries.
Library of Birmingham Faces

Reading Groups in Birmingham Libraries

Love reading?  Love chatting?  Join one of our reading groups, discover some great books and make new friends.
Library of Birmingham Face

Writing Groups in Birmingham

Test your writing out on real people - join one of these groups and take your writing to the next level!
Book Covers

Writing tips

Whether you are new to writing or an old hand you will find Birmingham Libraries a valuable source of inspiration and information.