Votes for Women – vote for your favourite book written by a woman!

Women's books competition A3


To celebrate the 90th anniversary of Women’s Universal Suffrage we are looking for your favourite book written by a woman. To vote pop into your nearest Islington library and pick up a voting slip or email your nomination (author and title) to:

You can vote for adult and children’s books as well as fiction and non-fiction. Vote closes 9 October 2018. Two prize winners will be drawn and each will win the Top 10 books as voted by YOU!

 School Holiday Events for Children3

Every school holiday, all of our libraries have at least one event for local families to enjoy. All of our events are free. Click here for more info about the next holiday programme (If the programme shown has passed, this just means the next programme has not yet been finalised). You can also find our events listed on Hoop or through the Hoop app

Click here for information about our bumper summer holiday events featuring live animals, cartoon workshops, theatre shows and micro:bit workshops, plus a load of craft events – all linked to the 2018 Summer Reading Challenge theme of “Mischief Makers”, celebrating the 80th birthday of the Beano comic!

To ensure places are allocated fairly and events are enjoyed safely, please take a look here to view important information about attending our events.


Download our Autism booklist autism 2017.

Download our 100 comics book list put together by Gosh! Comics

100 comics A5 booklet web

Download our LGBT book list put together by Gays the Word.

LGBT History Month book list v3

Download the programme for Banned Books week and the book list for Young Adults.

Banned Books Week 2017

Banned Books Week A4 leaflet 2017

Ten Children’s and Teen Books for International Women’s Day