Below you will find a list of resources for adult reader development. We update this section of our digital database regularly.

Access to the SLIC basecamp groups
BBC resources online book clubs
The annual book celebration


The SLIC Basecamp Groups are the ideal way to share ideas and discuss opportunities for collaboration.

Please remember to share any best practice that you come across form the wider library community or ideas that have being working well within your own service 

If you are having trouble accessing your SLIC Basecamp Group/s please get in touch be emailing


The BBC has an extensive range of online content. The Novels That Shaped Our World initiative lets you explore ten themes which reflect the ways books help shape and influence our thinking. The novels cover books written in the English language in the last 300 years.


BBC iPlayer and BBC Sounds have lots of excellent book related content that could be used for online book discussions. They also have a good page on setting up an online book club.

World Book Night

This year World Book Night is an annual celebration of books which takes places in April. You can catch up with the latest developments and access their online resources by visiting the website below.