Lund City

Category: Literature

Visiting author: Andrev Walden

Andrev Walden's August award-winning debut novel Damn men is a wild story about growing up in the rubble of the 68 movement, about mothers who stand under the kitchen hood and say damn men, about how [...]
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Book tips for parental leave

We recommend books for adults and children - everything from hard-hitting adult novels to charming children's books. If you have your own book recommendations, please share them! We offer coffee [...]
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Writing Tuesdays with Folkets hörna

Are you around 16–20 years old and interested in creative writing? Do you write prose, poetry, drama, short stories or perhaps song lyrics? Do you want to develop your writing and meet others who also write? Every other Tuesday [...]
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Fashion memory - lecture with Philip Warkander

Fashion memory - lecture with Philip Warkander. Generally speaking, fashion looks forward while memories link us to the past. At the same time, clothes are among the most personal items we have, and memories of [...]
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Reading for the faint of heart

Shared reading - shared reading for those who experience brain fatigue Do you feel unfocused and too tired to read an entire book? Do you feel that you have difficulty [...]
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Kafka, coffee and cake

Reading aloud for adults in pleasant ways. We read our favorite texts, and if you want to read your own short text for a small group, you are welcome to try it. We offer [...]
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Karin Alfredsson

Karin Alfredsson is a journalist and fiction writer, mainly in the detective genre. She is also behind a series of relationship novels about forbidden love that take place in the Pentecostal-dominated village of Granträskåsen in Västerbotten [...]
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Author visit: Niklas Kämpargård

In an increasingly troubled world, there is a growing interest in coping if a crisis situation arises. The writer and photographer Niklas Kämpargård has written the book that is currently topping the sales lists - The Crisis Handbook. [...]
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Andrzej Tichý: Author visit

Award-winning and noted author Andrzej Tichý is currently working on a new novel – The Story of Events. A dizzying mosaic novel about power, powerlessness and the power of imagination that takes place in Malmö and where [...]
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Author visit: Per Svensson

Per Svensson won the August prize in the non-fiction class in 2023 for his book Zorn - a life, a time. In a biography built on extensive source material, a full-length portrait is drawn of [...]
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Fully booked! Book Circle – Damn men

Note! The book circle is fully booked. August prize winner Andrev Walden is coming to Lund! Charge up for the visit by joining the library's book circle where we read and talk about the book Jävla karlan. [...]
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Book talks about current social issues

This is the second time out of two this spring that we have book talks on the theme of current social issues. On this occasion, we talk about gang crime in Sweden based on the prosecutor Lisa dos [...]
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Book talks about current social issues

This spring we have two book talks on the theme of current social issues. On the first occasion, we talk about the sex whistleblower and the woman behind RFSU, Elise Ottesen-Jensen, based on Marie Lok Björk's novel about her [...]
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Book circle – Vajlett and Rut

Lund's city theater is putting on the play Vajlett and Rut this spring! In connection with this, the author Karin Alfredsson comes to Lund City Library to talk about her historical book series. Upload [...]
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Poetry evening with Lund's Finest

At Lund's Finest, writing is one of the forms of expression in the aesthetic workshop. Come and enjoy a selection of poems and texts written by poets and writers from Lund's [...]
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Shared reading

We meet in the Lunda collection and read a text aloud together, it can be a short story or a poem. During the reading, we take breaks and talk about what we have read. The conversation [...]
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Scania Deck Fair

For the second time, the Skånska Deckarmässan is arranged at Lund's city library! Around 30 detective writers who work in Skåne and/or write about Skåne participate. The program includes on-stage conversations with all authors during [...]
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World Poetry Day

The Poetry Days association presents the World Poetry Day, its annual program where poets from abroad read and talk to the audience. We think it is important to extend and replicate the poetry worldwide. The poem lets [...]
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Book circle for parental leave

Do you want to have a new reading experience and share it with other people on parental leave? We offer coffee and lay out blankets and toys for the children while we talk about the book. The book [...]
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