Reading and Books
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What have you been reading?
Do you love reading and discussing books? If so why not join one of our Reading Groups that meet on a regular basis in the borough's libraries.
We can also support your private reading group by providing you with book sets you can borrow. Find out more about our Reading Groups
We hold copies of all the books that make the nomination lists of all the popular book awards, such as the Orange Prize, Man Booker Prize and the Carnegie Prize. Find out more about the latest awards.
Famous Merton Authors
There are a number of famous writers with ties to Merton. You will find a few listed in the recommended authors section of this website. The list is by no means definitive, but a good place to start finding out about the literary figures that have graced the borough. Search the library catalogue to find books by these authors.
Books on Prescription are available at all our libraries.
Polish Collections are held at Wimbledon, Morden and Mitcham as well as some of our smaller libraries.
European language collections, such as German, French and Italian are held at Wimbledon library.
Community Language collections, such as Urdu, Tamil and Chinese are held throughout the borough.
Music Scores for Choirs are held at Morden library.