Plymouth Libraries will be hosting an all-day zine workshop with the Plymouth Zine Library as part of our BBC Novels that Shaped our World partnership with libraries.
Plymouth Libraries will work with the Plymouth Zine Library and young people in Plymouth to run a workshop and produce a zine that will celebrate books, reading and the BBC’s Great Novels campaign.
Zines (short magazines or fanzines) are self-published original works comprising of text and images, usually reproduced via a photocopier for distribution. The DIY culture of zines encourages experimentation, participation and collaboration and so it's an ideal way to reach an audience that may not be typical readers or library users.
Participants will be encouraged to respond creatively to novels, themes and characters through writing, illustration and art. The workshop is aimed at 15-24-year olds in areas of high deprivation and low library use.