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Join Chelsea Library for our monthly book reading group.

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The Chelsea Library reading group is a friendly relaxed reading group that meet once per month.

We read mostly modern and contemporary fiction but will read anything suggested by group members.

On Thursday 20 May we shall be discussing the 2020 Costa Book of the Year Winner - The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey!

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We have read many of the winners and short listed books on the major literary prize lists.

Some of the titles we have read in the last year include:

  • Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo
  • Normal People by Sally Rooney
  • The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner
  • On Earth We Are Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Veoung
  • Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
  • An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
  • Less by Andrew Sean Greer
  • The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  • From a Low and Quiet Sea by Donal Ryan
  • History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund

Due to supplier restrictions digital copies of this book are not available from us.

Physical copies of the book are available for pick-up at Chelsea library.

The books have been previously quarantined and the library is cleaned for Covid everyday.

Chelsea library is open :

  • Monday, Tuesday & Thursday10am-6 pm
  • Wednesday ,Friday and Saturday10am-pm
  • Sunday 1-5pm

*Please note that we will be using Microsoft Teams for this event.

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