New Junior Elthamread launched for 2021

New Junior Elthamread launched for 2021

This year, for the first time, Elthamread is accompanied by a ‘Junior Elthamread’. For Junior Elthamread, the chosen book is This Wonderful Thing, a humorous and sensitive story for nine to 12-year-olds, by Adam Baron, who lives in Greenwich. Adam will be running...
Elthamread 2021 announced

Elthamread 2021 announced

A best-selling page-turner by local author Clare Chambers has been chosen as the book for this year’s Elthamread.   Clare’s book, Small Pleasures, which mixes a wide range of themes, is set in 1950s South East London and Sidcup, and has captured the book-reading...
What is Elthamread?

What is Elthamread?

The aim of the Elthamread is to encourage everyone in SE9 to read the same book in October and come together at various events to talk about it. The Elthamread was launched in 2016 by local author Wendy Moore and is co-ordinated by Eltham Library manager Miriam...
Elthamread 2019

Elthamread 2019

Elthamread for 2019 was Bookworm by Lucy Mangan. Described as, “Beautiful and moving… It will kick-start a cascade of nostalgia.” When Lucy Mangan was little, stories were everything. They opened up different worlds and cast new light on this one.She...