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Join us for the FreedBook London-wide release book crawl on 24 November!

Got a spare hour or two on Saturday, 24 November? Books for London is teaming up with the London-based CollectConnect group of artists to release copies of their newly published FreedBook across the Books for London network. What is FreedBook? FreedBook is a 72 page softback book, containing 68 one-page stories from 50+ artists. There … 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

Help build a maze out of 250,000 books in London this weekend!

What would you do with 250,000 spare books? Build a house made out of books? Build hundreds of bookshelves out of books? Give them all away? From this Thursday, as part of the London 2012 celebrations, Brazilian artists, Marcos Saboya and Gualter Pupo will be supervising the construction of a massive maze from 250.000 books … Continue reading

Can you spare an hour in Ealing to help Books for London between now and Tuesday?

Hi everyone! Can you spare an hour or two in Ealing to help us out between now and Tuesday? Next week is moving week! We’ve been storing about 12,000 or so books at the top of the OPEN Ealing community centre since last November, but it’s now time for them to go, as they won’t … Continue reading

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