How long has your book group been in existence?  Feel like forever sometimes?  I’ll bet you can’t beat the Zetema book club, based in Ottowa, IL.  They’ve been around since 1910!  It’s an invitation-only book club, but apparently, they’ve never turned a prospective member down.  They currently have about 20 members, with the oldest being in their mid-80s.

Color me impressed!



About the Author:

Rebecca Vnuk is the editor for Collection Management and Library Outreach at Booklist. She is also the author of 3 reader’s-advisory nonfiction books: Read On…Women’s Fiction (2009), Women’s Fiction: A Guide to Popular Reading Interests (2014), and Women’s Fiction Authors: A Research Guide (2009). Follow her on Twitter at @Booklist_RVnuk.

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  1. craisieone@yahoo.com' Donna says:

    That’s pretty neat! To continue through some of the most trying times in history, can only imagine the discussions they’ve had. Wonder what their favorite books were? It’s inspiring for others.

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