World Book Night is a celebration of reading and books; this year's will take place on Thursday April 23.
The aim of the night is to see volunteers give out thousands of books within their communities to people who don't read regularly or own their own books.
The event is run by national charity The Reading Agency.
Whether you'd like to get involved in the charity or just sit back and delve into your favourite book, World Book Night is the perfect opportunity to celebrate your love of reading.
Here's our list of the best places in west London to hang out for a drink, a bite to eat or a good read to indulge your inner bookworm.
The Society Club
A classy independent bookshop and bar, they hold poetry readings and literary talks as well as holding first editions of literary classics.
The bar serves classic cocktails and has a brilliant vintage feel, so make sure to visit The Society Club if you fancy feeling like you're lost inside a '20s novel!
Book to read here: The Great Gatsby
12 Ingestre Place, Soho, W1F 0JF - 020 7437 1433
Bush Theatre Bar
The Bush Theatre have renovated their café to include a beautiful library, perfect for holding meetings, studying and relaxing with a good book of scripts and plays - the ideal spot for a theatre-loving bookworm.
There's even a secret garden to explore when the sun comes out!
Book to read here: The Importance of Being Ernest by Oscar Wilde
7 Uxbridge Road, Shepherd's Bush, W12 8LJ - 020 8743 5050
Books for Cooks
Brilliant for cookbook junkies, filled from top-to-toe with the best in cooking classics. The café also holds cooking classes and demonstrations to put that knowledge to the test.
Book to read here: Wagamama: Ways With Noodles (Wagamama Cookbook)
4 Blenheim Crescent, Kensington, W11 1NN - 020 7221 1992
An exclusive members club with an underground library, an open fire, French food and gorgeous cocktails. The club even holds the oldest cinema in the UK.
This is book-loving luxury at its very finest.
Book to read here: The Stranger by Albert Camus
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, W11 2ED - 020 7908 9696
One of London's most popular independent bookshops, you can count on Nomad Books to have what you want, with thousands of titles to choose from and devour with coffee and cake in the café.
Nomad Books also holds book clubs for all ages, if you'd love to discuss your latest venture with like-minded people.
Book to read here: On The Road by Jack Kerouac
781 Fulham Road, Fulham, SW6 5HA - 020 7736 781
The Cinnamon Club
Once the reading room of the Old Westminster Library, the converted Cinnamon Club now boasts gorgeous Indian food to complement its rich history.
Wine and books line the shelves, keeping the literary spirit of the place alive.
Book to read here: Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts
The Old Westminster Library, 30-32 Great Smith Street, Westminster, SW1P 3BU - 020 7222 2555
Relax and enjoy a coffee and a book in this quirky Ealing café; handmade cakes and good coffee make this a brilliant local place to relax and delve into another world.
A reviewer from an independent website said: “Lovely atmosphere for book lovers! Great choice of handmade cakes. Staff very kind. Cheap books!”
Book to read here: Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
153 South Ealing Road, Ealing, W5 4QP
Opened in 1901, this bookshop is thought to be one of the oldest in London. For over 160 years, this place has been the leading light for travel writing and maps; they also hold events with famous faces such as Tony Hawks. Perfect for a lazy afternoon browsing through books steeped in history.
Book to read here: Walden by Henry David Thoreau
12-14 Long Acre, Soho, WC2E 9LP - 020 7836 1321
If you would like to directly get involved with World Book Night, visit the website for more information.