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The Novels That Shaped The World

These English language novels, written over the last 300 years, range from children’s classics to popular page turners. Organised into themes, they reflect the ways books help shape and influence our thinking. 

What's involved?

Follow the link BBC novels

Pick a novel from the list that you've read or choose one to read (You can borrow books without leaving the house with our BorrowBox app)

Share the novel that's shaped you on social media (And leave a quick review if you want!).

  1. #GetReading
  2. #mybooklife
  3. @ mention us
  4. Instagram @oldham_libraries
  5. Facebook @OldhamLibraryService
  6. Twitter: @OldhamLibraries

Why get involved?

There's a reason these books are important. Out of thousands of books over three hundred years, these novels have an impact on the people who read them and can even even change a persons outlook on life. Get involved while you have the free time, you might not get fthe time to read some of these classics

How to get involved?

To apply for this opportunity just follow these simple steps:

Step 1:  Sign in to your account or join 'Take Part' to create a volunteer account

Step 2:  Accept the challenge

Step 3: Read the what's involved section and post a picture of your chosen book on social media.

Many thanks from Oldham Library and the Take Part Team!

Ideal Skills

  • Reading/Storytelling
  • Research
  • Social Media
  • Communication

Ideal Interests

  • Community Work
  • Learning and Education

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