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Five Year Anniversary

We had a great time celebrating our 5th Birthday on Monday with many of our volunteers in attendance. Special appreciation to everyone (past and present) for their hard work and support over the years. Also a big thank you to Community Waltham Forest for the...

Volunteer’s Week 2018

We are lucky to have many talented and dedicated volunteers who (in this past year alone) have given a staggering 2000+ hours of their time and energy in helping us keep the community library open. We are going into our sixth year now, with many exciting changes to...

Man Booker Shortlist 2018

The Man Booker International Prize celebrates the finest in International fiction, shining a light on the best translated books of the year. The shortlisted books for 2018 are in stock, plus an array of other titles from around the globe.  

A Royal Romance

You are cordially invited to celebrate the Royal Wedding with Mills & Boon! There’s a #royalromance for every reader in the library - and you won’t even need a hat! #millsandboon #readingagency

World Book Night 2018

    We think that every night is World Book Night, but we were happy to make yesterday a bit more special by giving away free copies of the hilarious Carry on Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse. We have been...

Fatal Femmes

We've continued celebrating#InternationalWomensDay by exploring some of the finest female crime writers. Discover golden age greats, modern masters and thrilling new voices with our #fatalfemmes display at HGCL. Thank you...

Suffragettes

Our February Reading Club celebrated the achievement of the Suffragettes in Britain in 1918. We admired the bravery of women then and now, for example Malala Yousafzai the schoolgirl shot at for her advocacy of education for women. We discussed achievements of some...

Votes 100

We are celebrating 100 years since the Representation of the People Act 1918 - a milestone in equality in which (some) women were given the right to vote. Read about how the Suffragettes fought and suffered for this landmark victory, and whilst you are there, why not...