Free quality literature, music and the arts websites selected by our information professionals.
Bibliographies for over 40,000 authors and information on over 500,000 books.
Support your child's reading development from birth to age 11 with tips and free resources from the National Literacy Trust:
Reading guides and reviews for readers groups and readers.
Project Gutenberg provides free access to over 56,000 e-books, including classics whose copyright has expired.
Registered charity that aims to assist in education and recreation for blind and
visually impaired people through the provision of books in accessible electronic
Free learning platform app for Ukrainian students and teachers, with 3,000 e-book and e-audiobooks, including 1,700 Ukranian titles and 500 in English, for both adults and children.
Database of readers' favourite books to provide book recommendations and suggestions for what to read next.
Bookshop.org is an online bookshop with a mission to financially support local, independent bookshops.
Reading and writing charity, which gives millions of books away to children
and offers support to readers and writers.
Gives independent publishers the support they need to get the most out of publishing and keep their businesses growing.
National charity dedicated to raising literacy levels in the United Kingdom.
Aims to advance the study, use and enjoyment of poetry.
Trade organisation serving book, journal, audio and electronic publishers in the UK.
Charity organisation, which runs creative programmes to help people feel inspired and confident about reading.
Trade union representing writers in TV, radio, theatre, books, poetry, film, online and video games.
Supports,promotes and champions writing from the East Midlands.
National campaign to unlock the potential of everyone in the UK through creativity.
Champions, develops and invests in artistic and cultural experiences that enrich people's lives.
Promotes greater understanding and appreciation of film and moving image culture in the United Kingdom.
Encouraging community development through active participation in the arts.
Working to support the arts community to give access to all, improve wellbeing in the UK and boost the UK’s economy.
Trade union for actors.
Consists of nine of the UK’s leading art societies.
Organisation established by leading film education charities First Light and FILMCLUB to inspire young people aged 5-19 across the UK to learn through and about film.
Represents over 30,000 musicians working in all sectors of the music business.
Provide leadership and advice for amateur societies and individuals.
Supports music education in Northamptonshire.
National voice for the dance profession.
Database of businesses involved with the performance industry from agents to set designers