Your generosity can us help bring more people together like Dorothy and Steve
Read stories from our expansion through public libraries in 2021 thanks to government funding.
What we do
Reading Friends is an exciting UK-wide programme from The Reading Agency.
Developed with funding from the National Lottery Community Fund and the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Reading Friends tackles loneliness by bringing people together to read, chat and share stories.
Find Reading Friends
Reading Friends is a UK-wide programme, and we run projects in partnership with local organisations.
Click below to find your nearest project or register your interest for the future. Our hospital and prison projects have been temporarily suspended due to Covid.
Interested in starting a local Reading Friends project? We have all the tools, resources and training you need.
We're looking to expand further through public libraries so get in touch to find out more.
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