Other book swaps

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Book swapping in Bordeaux!

On a recent jaunt to the lovely French city of Bordeaux we came across the Gallic interpretation of a public book swap. Just a bit out of the city centre, near to the student quarter of La Victoire, we found what must have been a town square or common at one point. There, the city’s … Continue reading

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

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

Book swaps near and far

This last week one of our volunteers, who also works with the amazing Mill community centre in Walthamstow, was in New York and spotted some outdoor book trolleys in the Bryant Park Reading Room, behind the New York Public Library. They look to be very robust, lockable and are even  sponsored by HSBC. Have a … Continue reading

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