Reading lists

Reading lists bring together all the books we have on a particular subject into one list.

Any of the links below will take you directly to the individual reading list page within our library catalogue. From here you can browse the titles and find out which library has copies. You can reserve titles free of charge using your library card number and PIN and collect them from a library of your choice. Additionally we have listed some useful websites to find out more information.

LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Trans)

The following book lists celebrate the diversity, experience and culture of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. They include personal stories, titles for young adults and picture books to share with young children. 

Journeys

Books inspired by the experiences of refugees and asylum seekers. From personal stories of tragedy and triumph to finding out more about who they are and why they come to this country.  

The Mayflower

Discover books that tell the story of the sailing of the Mayflower from Southampton in 1620. To coincide with the 400th anniversary of the sailing and the commemoratory events in the City 2019/2020