‘Book talking’
Readers Groups and Coventry City Libraries
Group Name ______________________________________
Name of contact 1 __________________________________
Tel ________________________________________________
Email ______________________________________________
Name of contact 2 __________________________________
Tel ________________________________________________
Email ______________________________________________
I do not wish the contact details of my group to be
published on the Internet
Please return your completed form to your local
library. Email it to libraries247@coventry.gov.uk
Or call 02476 832314 for further details.
If you would like information on joining a local Readers
Group, please ask at your local library for further
Let’s talk about books with Coventry Libraries
How to register your group
To enjoy the benefits of registering your Readers Group,
Just complete the form below and a member of the library
staff will contact you with further information.
Allow a month’s notice for the library to meet your
book request and where possible provide an
Return books on time – loan periods are for 3 months
Make sure up to date contact details are provided so
we can share the latest news with you
Recommend book titles to add to the readers group
Support libraries with the writing of book reviews from
the books you have read. To be shared on
www.facebook.com/coventryreads and in libraries
Support libraries with the promotion and attendance
at author events
Seek funding for author visits and/or book collections
from other organisations
Coventry Libraries are happy to promote and work
with readers groups that are committed to equal
A group of people who meet, chat and share
their enthusiasm for books. If you a are an avid reader or
just enjoy a book from time to time, readers groups offer
something for everyone. The groups are sociable and a
fantastic way of sharing and debating all kinds of books.
Free loan of up to date books , including books
from a specially selected readers group list, which is
available in printed and electronic versions
Books available to collect from your local library
Space to hold your meeting
A Reading Pack with help and advice in setting up
and running your group
Information about author and other events in libraries
Promotional offers from other agencies, for example
free readers group books from Readers Groups for
Everyone www.readinggroups.org
Promotion of your group on Coventry City Council
website www.coventry.gov.uk/libraries
Readers group events
Support, advice and the latest news from the Reading
*Readers groups can borrow any books that are 6
months old and over
What is a readers group? What we would like you to do
What we can offer your readers group