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ALVAREZ-ALVAREZ, Carmen  and  PASCUAL-DIEZ, Julián. Reading Clubs in the context of Spanish public libraries. Current situation and future prospects. Investig. bibl [online]. 2018, vol.32, n.76, pp.13-27. ISSN 2448-8321.

The book clubs are a practice of reading dynamization highly developed in the past years in diverse areas. In this article, we asked for the role in public libraries in Spain. We have done some research based on questionnaires and interviews with managers and coordinators and library users and users of book clubs. The results show that the book clubs are emerging as a one more practice than encourage reading, getting social acceptance and every day new groups emerge. In the future, this practice will require overcome challenges such a wider dissemination and diversification.

Keywords : Reading Club; Public Library; Dialogic Reading; Reading Encouragement.

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