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Reading and books

Join a reading group, recommend a book or learn more about finding great reads at your local library.

Reading groups

Love reading? Enjoy discussing books? Then come along to one of the reading groups in Lewisham's libraries. These informal groups are an opportunity for anyone aged 16 or over to share reading experiences.

Famous Lewisham writers

Here are a few famous writers with ties to Lewisham. The list is by no means definitive, but a good place to start finding out about the literary figures to have graced the borough.