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Reading Friends

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Reading Friends is a UK-wide programme with projects across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Our projects are delivered in partnership with local organisations, including public libraries, community groups and other charities. Find out about opportunities to volunteer or participate in Reading Friends sessions in your local area, by clicking on the map above or entering your postcode. If nothing appears, please register your interest below.

COVID-19 update: Some Reading Friends projects have been running over the phone or virtually instead. You can contact your local coordinator to see what opportunities are available, however please be aware that responses may be delayed. In the meantime, take a look at our Stay Connected! resources for tips, activities, ideas, links and resources to support you during this time.

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