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Leisure reading

Bogged down with recommended texts? Fancy something a little lighter? Take a look at the following opportunities for leisure reading here at Loughborough.

Student Book Club

LSU Student Book Club coming soon! Contact Sharon Reid: 

Leisure reading collection

Come and browse our standalone Leisure Reading Collection on Level 4. Situated alongside the comfortable seating area, you can choose from a broad range of genres including contemporary fiction, graphic novel, biography, crime, fantasy, horror and science fiction.

Four items at a time can be borrowed for a period of four weeks. We don't want to interrupt your reading enjoyment so these books cannot be recalled by other users. However, reservations may be placed.

If English is your second language and you’d like to improve your English language skills by reading for pleasure, try our Graded Readers which are available in graded language stages and stocked at 428.64. You might also like to take a look at our stock of Manga graphic novels

Did you know?

The National Endowment for the Arts (2007) concluded that ‘Frequency of reading for pleasure correlates strongly with academic achievement’ (1)

So, up your academic game with a good book - another reason to reach for that novel you’ve been meaning to read for ages!

1. National Endowment for the Arts (2007) To read or not to read: a question of national consequence. Washington: National Endowment for the Arts