The project involved six library services in South West England in partnership with Literature Works (the literature development agency for the region), The Reader (a charity running shared reading groups) and SWRLS (the South Western Regional Library Service).
The aim of the project was to support reader development through curated literature resources and engaging communities in shared reading activities, creating cultural content, and cultural events.
Embark on your reading journey across the South West region, each time you read a new book it unlocks a new part of the map and takes you further on your journey. It a gamified way to track and encourage reading.
Collect stamps for all the books you’ve read, it’s a fun and rewarding way to keep track of everything you’ve read.
Find out about all the latest events in your local libraries and further afield. The app includes a full calendar of everything that’s going on across libraries in the South West region.
You can search for books by title or by author, the collection is curated by local libraries. There are also some useful links included to sites that will help you discover your next favourite book.
The app includes an active forum for reading lovers to discuss their favourite books and their latest reads. It’s a great way to get new book recommendations and hear the thoughts of others. Conversation in the forum a moderated to ensure they are suitable for all ages.