Articles: Book clubs and community development

Alghamdi, D.J. (2012). The effect of using book clubs to improve literacy and build a learning community among under-performing elementary students (Master’s thesis). University of Toronto, Toronto, ON.

Bolitho, J. (2011). Reading into wellbeing: Bibliotherapy, libraries, health and social connection. Aplis, 24(2), 89-90.

Billington, J. (2011). ‘Reading for Life’: Prison reading groups in practice and theory. Critical Survey, 23(3), 67-85.

Hartley, J. (2005). Case study: Prison reading groups. Retrieved from

Mills, H., & Jennings, L. (2011). Talking about talk: Reclaiming the value and power of literature circles. Reading Teacher, 64(8), 590-598.

Southwood, S. (2012). The joy of reading groups. Adults Learning, 23(3), 36-37.

Walwyn, O., & Rowley, J. (2011). The value of therapeutic reading groups organized by public libraries. Library & Information Science Research, 33(4), 302-312.

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