Reading and podcasts
Norfolk Borrowers Facebook group
If you’re missing your book group or chatting about books with friends, then why not join our Norfolk Borrowers Facebook group? You’ll be able to share what you’re reading with others and get lots of recommendations to add to your ‘to be read’ piles.
Around the world in 80 books: classics in translation podcast
A podcast where we will read the first chapter of classic novels in translation. Join us for some all-time favourites such as The Count of Monte Cristo, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Don Quixote…as well as world masterpieces such as Sleepwalking Land and The Dream of the Red Chamber. Discover your new favourite novel of all time!
Each Tuesday and Thursday at 1pm we will release new tracks available via Facebook and our Around the World in 80 Books blog, where you can also follow the text.
If you would like to make a suggestion for a classic novel in translation to be read on the podcast, please send us your recommendations.
Escape with a poem podcast
Take a moment to unwind with our Escape with a poem podcast on the Soundcloud website. New episodes every Wednesday and Friday at 11am.
Summer Reading by the Beach Club
Our lovely Carly is starting a Summer Reading club for adults who want to set out some time to listen to something new every week. Join us on Zoom and listen to Carly bring uplifting stories to life and have a chance to discuss what has been read with no pressure to read aloud or having to read between sessions. A most relaxing activity suitable for everyone.
Booking is required for this activity, please email Carly
The Summer Reading by the Beach Club will take place online, via Zoom invitation, for five weeks in June. Join us every Tuesday in June at 11am.
How to attend: Sign up for a free account on Zoom and download it to your device (laptop, tablet or phone). Email Carly and receive your invitation. Log in and join her every Tuesday at 11am.