We are delighted to announce that our brand new reading app, Reading Passport is now live. Available via Google Play Store and Apple app store, download it today and go on a reading journey of the South West with us. Curate your digital book shelf, check out our featured reading list and earn stamps to unlock the region's literary heritage. If you're inspired to write, head to our Community page to add your own writing and review books.

This year, our annual Reading Passport project is teaming up with South West Region of Readers to bring you exciting new content in digital format and through the libraries’ Shared Reading Groups. Our brand new website has now gone live, click on the button below to see it.

Visit our brand new Region of Readers website

Find out which library authorities we’ll be working with and click on their names to find out more about shared reading services and opportunities at a library in that authority:

Download the app demonstration here

About The Reader

Since 2008, The Reader has pioneered the use of Shared Reading to improve well-being, reduce social isolation and build resilience in diverse communities across the UK and beyond.

They inspire and support people to read great literature aloud together. This simple idea changes lives and builds communities.

The Reader have provided all the information you’ll need about Shared Reading, reading for pleasure and how to become a Shared Reading volunteer and Reader Leader:

Check out these useful links for more information:

South West Region of Readers

The Reader – Who They Work With

Visit the Facebook page and Twitter feed for the latest information.