Book swapping in London

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Come and see our prototype shelf in Tooting Broadway!

Last week we secured TfL’s blessing to look at putting in book swaps in some of London’s tube stations, and today one of the student groups from the London College of Communication ‘field tested’ a prototype book shelf in Tooting Broadway Station. As you can see it got a great deal of interest, and around … Continue reading

We want to know how you read!

Book Swaps for London has had the good fortune to have been partnered with the Masters in Service Design Course at the London College of Communication. The students there are doing some great research into how and what people read on public transport, and how book swaps in stations might work. They’re running a survey … Continue reading

Come and meet us at the Hackney City farm on 11 March!

Last week we had a great meet up at the Old Monk’s Exchange to discuss book swap plans. It was brilliant to see so many people from the London College of Communication come along and ask questions and exchange ideas (and make lists on flip chart paper). We also got to meet Ian from Bookcycle … Continue reading

We’re getting by with a little help from our friends! Who we’re partnering with

The tempo of our campaign is now really increasing. We’ve spent the last month meeting and talking with different groups around London and elsewhere and arranging possible partnerships. Hopefully our campaign around station book swaps can help them too. Here’s who we’ve been talking to:

We’re having a meet-up and you’re all invited!

On Tuesday, 31 January the Book Swaps for London campaign is having our first meet-up. It will be a chance for all you amazing people who are interested in getting involved to meet each other and chat about how we’re going to get book swaps in London’s tube and train stations in 2012! When: 7pm, … Continue reading

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