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Things we’ve seen, and things we like this week at Books for London

Here’s a round up of some recent coverage of Books for London and some things that we’ve seen in the past few weeks that we thought were really quite neat. London Living The byline for the London Living blog is ‘Shining a light on the everyday issues that matter to Londoners’, so it’s been a … Continue reading

9 June Fundraiser preview: acting and theatre books

Books for London have about 2,000 new quality books from the Stage by Stage series, by Phillip Freund, that we’re going to be selling as part of our fundraiser this Saturday. Normally these books retail for about £30-45 each, but we’re selling them for £3, or the whole set for £10! We also have Acting … Continue reading

Book swaps success with Transport for London!

Success! Yesterday we met with Transport for London at their impressive offices at 55 Broadway. We outlined what we’d like to do, and they’re very much in favour of helping us to make book swaps in London’s tube stations into a reality. They’re very keen on safety and making the scheme as easy as possible … Continue reading

Come and see us at Tooting Tales this weekend!

Here’s something for your diary this weekend – the south London based community organization, Brick Box is putting on Tooting Tales, a festival devoted to books and all things reading – and we’re going to have a stall! Ian and Anthony from Book Cycle will be giving away free books and will be answering all … Continue reading

Update: what we’ve been up to at Book Swaps for London

We’ve been busy bees here at Book Swap Towers since winning the #ideas4mayor competition in December. We’ve been meeting with all sorts of fantastic people and groups who are all keen on reading and book swapping in London and the world! We had a great meeting with the folk at READ International who take book … Continue reading

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