Online library events and resources
LGBT+ history month
We are celebrating LGBT+ history month with a series of online events and displays.
Online reading group
Our new online reading group meets once a month on Tuesdays at 8pm.
For LGBTQ+ history month in February, we will discuss Real Life by Brandon Taylor on 9 February 8 - 9pm on Zoom. Sign up to the LGBTQ+ online reading event here.
Storytime with Lewisham libraries
We regularly publish videos of our staff, local authors and performers reading stories for all ages on:
Torridon Road community library has its own own Facebook and YouTube pages where they have storytime on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 10am. To join in, visit Torridon Road community library on Facebook or view Torridon Road community library's YouTube channel.
Every Friday at 1pm.
Lunch time reads include: quizzes about Africa and London novels, Ignatius Sancho’s letters, extracts from Jane Austen, Anthony Trollope, Thomas Hardy, Radclyffe Hall, Kilvert’s Diary, The Rubiayat of Omar Khayyam, and some novels for young adults.
Once a month on a Thursday lunchtime, we publish Lewisham Voices on Facebook. This is a monthly series of videos of stories, poems, writing from people with Lewisham connections. This includes:
- reflections on life growing up in Catford, Deptford and Downham
- a Sherlock Holmes story
- virtual history walks
- spooky tales
- poems by local poets
- interviews with local authors and theatre companies
- profiles of local artists and historical figures.
Business start up support sessions
Book reviews and reading lists
If you are stuck for something to read you can visit the Lewisham Libraries website for more resources to stay informed and inspired.
- Check out our reading lists, book reviews, book awards and submissions.
- Learn more about craft instructionals.
- Learn more about business startups in London.
Black History Month
We have interviews, profiles, stories, craft and quizzes still available to watch on Facebook in your own time as we continue to celebrate Black History throughout the year.
Share your lockdown experiences
We would love to hear from adults and young people with poems, stories, cartoons, raps, art and dance to share on our social media.
If you have any lockdown experiences you would like to share, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org