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Reading Groups

Read a book and want to shout out about how much you liked/hated it? Then our reading groups are for you. The Finsbury Teen Reading Group explores the latest teen fiction. The Islington Comic Forum takes an in-depth look at comic and graphic fiction.

Islington Teen Read Vote

The Teen Read Vote is your chance to vote for your favourite new book. Islington secondary students select a final shortlist of 6 recent books for everyone aged 11-18 to vote on in January/February. Look out for the 2018 TRV in Islington schools from September.

Summer Reading Challenge Champions

If you’re 13 – 19, how about giving up a bit of your long summer break by becoming a Summer Reading Challenge Champion, helping younger ones complete their Summer Reading Challenge and helping our staff with library events. Spend 8 hours over the summer talking to children about the books they’ve read, help with keeping records of children’s progress and help us organise our fun and popular summer events programme and you will get a £10 Love2Shop voucher as a reward. Here’s more info and an application form


12-18s: think of a word…a word you like…a word that talks to you. Selfie it…or photo something that says it to you….add some text to say why. Put it on Instagram @wordieislington for the world to see. You could win a £20Love2Shop voucher! Starts July

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