Promoting reading and reading groups in prisons

‘When I read a book it gives me the chance to escape into another world. I love the group because it’s great 
to share that world with other people’

Reading in Prison day 2019

This year was particularly special as it marked twenty years since Prison Reading Groups began, and two years since Prison Reading Groups became part of Give a Book.

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About us

We now run groups in over 35 prisons nationwide and supply more than 3000 books a year to support them. We also support Family Days and family reading initiatives in more than 50 prisons across the country.

Family reading

We support and run family reading projects in prisons and we provide books and book bags for visiting children.

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