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Reading Groups

There are already over 200 reading groups in Buckinghamshire, meeting in our libraries, their own homes or in other venues around the county. 

How to set up a group

One member of your reading group will be responsible for ordering, collecting and returning your reading group book sets. You can reserve your next book set for free with staff in the library.

What titles are available

There are over 400 of reading group collections available for loan in Buckinghamshire.

Each set contains 10 books and are reserved exclusively for reading groups. In addition to the 10 books many sets also include:

  • audiobook  
  • large print
  • eBook or eAudiobook

See our full printable list of Reading Group sets

New Reading Group Sets!

Black Water Lillies Black Water Lillies
 Michael Bussi
Autumn Autumn
 Ali Smith

The Durrells of Corfu The Durrells of Corfu
 Michael Haag 
Exquisite Exquisite
 Sarah Stovell 
Golden Hill Golden Hill
 Francis Spufford


Reading Group sets cannot be reserved online.

To book one of these collections, please contact your local library.

For more reading inspiration, discussion ideas and much more try our Reading Groups newsletter.

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Leading a discussion

Here are some ideas for a discussion:

  • How did this book make you feel?
  • What did you think of the characters?
  • Did you like the style of writing?
  • Did the book raise any issues which made you think?
  • If you didn’t finish the book, what stopped you?
  • Would you read anything else by this author?
  • Would you recommend this book to anyone else? 

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