Staff from Burnley library will deliver a session of their regular Shared Reading Group on the Market.
Shared reading groups are a new type of reading group. They are very relaxing as there is no reading required before coming to the group. Instead each group has someone who reads aloud to the group and encourages discussion. Chatting about what has been read over "a brew and a biscuit" is a big part of the group.
All Burnley Library’s Shared Reading Groups use the same approach - typically the group will read together a short story and a poem during the session. Chatting is a big part of the group - with the emphasis being on "what it means to me", but there is no pressure to join in.
Groups are ideal for those with visual impairments, dyslexia or other difficulties with reading or concentration but equally groups are also enjoyed by anyone who occasionally likes to take time over their reading and to discuss it with others.