13 April 2021
The Black Friend by Frederick Joseph - Discussion Guide
Speaking directly to the reader, Frederick Joseph offers powerful reflections on his own experiences with racism in The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person. As a former “token Black kid”, he now presents himself as the friend...
17 April 2020
On Chapel Sands - reading group guide
Waterstones Book of the Month for April 2020 A deeply moving story of family and community that is striking and unforgettable, On Chapel Sands is part-true crime narrative, part-investigation into the subjectivity of memory and part-witness to a vanishing provincial way...
16 May 2018
Find out how children can earn Children’s University hours by taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge and Chatterbooks groups.
22 November 2017
How to Organise a Read Aloud Party
A Read Aloud party is a fantastic alternative to a book group and is perfect for friends or a group of people new to each other. You might want to organise one in your library or promote it to members...
03 February 2016
A Baby at the Beach Cafe by Lucy Diamond Quick Reads learning resource
A learning resource for readers and practitioners to accompany the Quick Read A Baby at the Beach Cafe by Lucy Diamond
29 January 2016
Reading for Pleasure and Reading Circles for Adult Emergent Readers
Reading for Pleasure and Reading Circles for Adult Emergent Readers aims to provide practical tips and things to think about for anyone interested in running a reading group of any kind – librarians, community workers, teachers and non-teachers, including anyone...