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Book swapping in London

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Bringing book swapping to Acton Central station

In a guest post for Books for London, Sara Nathan writes about her experiences setting up a new book swap in Acton Central station this summer. I wasn’t enthused by the Olympics before they actually happened. Of course by the end I was as much of an obscure-sports junkie as anyone else and had even … Continue reading

Check out Books for London’s new logo and flyer!

Nike has the swish, McDonalds has its golden arches, the tube has the roundel – you get the picture. Logos are one of the most important parts of any organisation’s brand. Without one, it’s much harder for people to take you seriously and get recognition. So a few months ago, with this (and our limited … Continue reading

New book swap at Acton Central station!

Over the past few weeks we’ve been helping people from Churchfield Community Association in Acton to help them to set up a book swap shelf in Acton Central station, which is on the Overground. We helped them to get a shelf and provided some books and now there’s a lovely new book swap in West … Continue reading

More bookswaps – this time in South London!

While it’s our aim here at Books for London to get books into London’s tube and train stations, we’re also dead keen on other book swap initiatives as well. In our recent travels around the Interwebs, we’ve seen two more London-based swaps – this time South of the river. The Rocketvan Boxshop Book Swap Rocketvan … Continue reading

New book swap at Charlton Station!

Last month Katrin Bain of the Charlton Central Residents Association got in touch with the exciting news that South-Eastern rail had agreed to open a bookcase in Charlton Station. They’ve now had everything sorted, and they launch this week! As you can see from the picture, the new shelf looks brilliant. They have an official … Continue reading

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