Saturday 13 October 10am to 1 pmLAUNCH of the 2018 Elthamread to coincide with London Library Day. Pop-up bookshop provided by Waterstone’s Blackheath. At the Eltham Centre, Archery Road, SE9 1HA. Free, all welcome.

Wednesday 17 October 7 pmSecret Lives: Actors from Bob Hope Theatre read short stories written by members of Eltham Writers Group on the theme of secret lives. At Eltham Library, the Eltham Centre, Archery Road, SE9 1HA. Free, all welcome.

Tuesday 30 October 7 pmAuthor event: Author Bernardine Evaristo discusses her book, this year’s Elthamread choice, Mr Loverman. At Eltham Library, the Eltham Centre, Archery Road, SE9 1HA. Pop-up bookshop provided by Waterstones Blackheath. Free, all welcome.

Tuesday 6 November 7 pm – The Big Elthamread Book Group: Come along to discuss this year’s Elthamread choice, Mr Loverman, with other booklovers while enjoying a glass of wine. At Eltham Library, the Eltham Centre, Archery Road, SE9 1HA. Free. Donations welcomed.

Tuesday 13 November 8 pm – The Elthamread Quiz: Pit your wits in our book-inspired quiz. At the GPO Pub, Passey Place, Eltham SE9 5DQ. Entry £2 each. Prizes.