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Libraries
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Cambridgeshire Public Libraries   [Local]
Where they are, opening times and services such as learning centres.
Renew Library Books   [Local]
Renew your Cambridge library books online. You may need to get a pin number from the library.
University of Cambridge Library   [Local]
Information about this famous library, including how to use it.

Local bookshops
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Burrows Book Shop   [Local]
In Ely. Specialising in local history and children's books.
Cambridge Amnesty Bookshop   [Local]
Community bookshop stocks secondhand books covering most subjects, with particular strengths in fiction, art, and philosophy.
Cambridge Book & Print Gallery   [Local]
Rare books, signed copies, original prints and drawings and paintings by Modern British and International Masters.
Cambridge University Press Bookshop   [Local]
1 Trinity Street, on the oldest bookshop site in the UK, featuring the oldest publisher in the world.
David's Bookshop   [Local]
Second hand books. In St. Edward's Passage.
Heffers   [Local]
Cambridge's biggest book shop (now part of Blackwell). The Children's Bookshop is at the back of the shop.
Octagon
Secondhand and antiquarian books. In Ely.
Plurabelle Books   [Local]
In Coldhams Road and online.
RSPA Bookshop   [Local]
Secondhand and antiquarian Books at 188 Mill Road.
Sarah Key Books, The Haunted Bookshop   [Local]
Specialising in collectable children's & illustrated books, but much more besides!
W H Smith
In Market Street. Books, music and stationery.
Waterstones   [Local]
In Sidney Street.

Book groups and literary events
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2017/11/25 - Cambridge Literary Festival - Winter   [Local]
Nov 25-26. Various locations.
Cambridge Bard   [Local]
Motivated by a passion for words, talented in crafting words, motivated by a passion for representation and broad social justice.
City Readers, Book Club   [Local]
Meets at Cambridge Central Library.
Curly Corners Book Group   [Local]
Book group that meets on the last Monday of each month at a pub in the Mill Road area of Cambridge.
FolksOnBooks   [Local]
Small bookgroup that meet once a month at the Country Arms Pub in Cambridge, opposite Shire Hall.
Library Reading Groups   [Local]
Reading groups supported by Cambridgeshire libraries.
Romsey Bookworms   [Local]
Children's books to read and borrow, fun for kids and a chance to meet other young families every Saturday 10-11.30.
x2018/04/?? - Cambridge Literary Festival   [Local]
April. Workshops, seminars, panel events and readings. At different locations.

Publishing and other services
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ABCProofreading and Editing Service   [Local]
Professional proofreading for book authors, academics and students.
Allographic   [Local]
Producing written and recorded publications of poetry, short stories, artwork, photography and music. Plus live events.
Askance Publishing   [Local]
Social enterprise publishing house & writing services.
Brignell Bookbinders   [Local]
Specialists in fine bindings, limited editions, and book and paper conservation..
Cambridge University Press   [Local]
The oldest printing and publishing house in the world.
Green Bay Publications   [Local]
Small imprint. Includes advice about self publishing.
Mr. Proofread   [Local]
Proofreading and editing in British and US English to writers of all types. Based in Cambridge.
Oleander Press   [Local]
Reprinted Nighclimbers of Cambridge. Other interesting books.
Polity   [Local]
Social science and humanities publisher.
Salt Publishing   [Local]
Independent literary publishing house with ground-breaking poetry series.
Stroppy Author's Guide to Publishing   [Local]
By a Cambridge author of 130 books.

Local writers and books
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Althea Braithwaite   [Local]
Children's books.
Anne Rooney   [Local]
Writer of children's books and adult non-fiction.
Authors   [Local]
Novelists, poets and other writers with a Cambridge connection.
Colin Greenland   [Local]
British SF writer.
Fiona Lynch   [Local]
Tools for your spiritual growth.
G.M. Malliet   [Local]
Detective series features St. Just of the Cambridgeshire Constabulary.
Henry Benedict Tam   [Local]
Books on democratic citizenship and inclusive community development, and a novel.
Jane Wilson-Howarth   [Local]
Travel narrative and travel health books.
Jill Paton Walsh   [Local]
Novels, detection fictions and children's books.
Katie Dale   [Local]
Books ranging from bedtime stories, through early readers and middle grade, up to Young Adult
Pippa Goodhart   [Local]
Adult books and children's books.
Sarah Ball   [Local]
Chicklit and children's books.
Successful Practising by Jenny Macmillan   [Local]
A handbook for pupils, parents and music teachers.
Susanna Gregory   [Local]
Medieval murder mysteries, Restoration whodunits, and other historical crime fiction.
The Common Stream
Local history website based on the book 'The Common Stream' by Rowland Parker about Foxton.
WriteON   [Local]
Forum for new dramatic writing in Cambridge.

Online texts
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Bartlebury
Reference, literature and verse.
Books via Cambridge Library Service   [Local]
If you have a Cambridge library card, you can access many reference books from home.
Google Books
Information about books, and if the author has given permission, some of the text itself.
Gutenberg Project
Complete texts of classic books from the start of this century and previous centuries. Free e-books to download.
Internet Archive Text Archive
Download free books and texts. A wide range of fiction, popular books, children's books, historical texts and academic books.
ManyBooks.net
Ebooks which you can download for free in different formats.
Oxford English Dictionary
If you have a Cambridge library card, you can access the full Oxford English Dictionary from home.
Shakespeare Online
All the plays online. Search for that quote!
The Bible
Complete text of the King James Bible online, with search facilities.
The Quran (or Koran)
English translation. Also Arabic, and Arabic and English together.
Wikiquote
Quotes, including authenticity. Who said that?

Online collections
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Cambridge Digital Library   [Local]
View scanned in important books online, by Cambridge University Library.
Darwin Online   [Local]
The complete works of Charles Darwin online.
Domesday Book
Search and download images of Domesday online.
Parker Library Books   [Local]
View books from the Parker Library, Corpus Christi, online.
The Aberdeen Bestiary   [Local]
The manuscript was written and illuminated in England around 1200.
The James Catalogue Of Western Manuscripts   [Local]
Online manuscripts from Trinity College Library.

Online poetry
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Netpoets
Many poems.
Poem Hunter
Poems by well-known poets.
Wondering Minstrels   [Local]
Browse poems organised by title or poet, or choose a random poem.

Buy books online
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AbeBooks
Search for second-hand books covering many different shops.
Alibris
Used, rare and hard-to-find books.
Amazon
Buy books online, including second-hand books. Download music tracks. Buy e-books.


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