Working with HMP Gartree, Market Harborough Library and Museum will organise author visits to the prison and activities around Treasure Island book theme as part of our BBC Novels that Shaped our World partnership with libraries. The library will also work with Leicestershire Shared Reading, to run a shared reading groups with prisoners.
Activities will include:
- Setting up a prisoner led reading group
- Promoting reading via the prison media, TV and local magazine
- Mentoring prison library orderlies to become Reading Friends
- Creating writing groups on novels identified.