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Is Your Book Group Stuck in a One-Book Rut? Try a Multiple-Book Discussion
By January 27, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Is Your Book Group Stuck in a One-Book Rut? Try a Multiple-Book Discussion

One book or many? It’s a question I debate with my colleague Andrew Smith, who leads one-book discussion groups at Williamsburg Library. I prefer themed book groups that bring multiple books to the table for each meeting. Ultimately, either solution can be effective. Sue Dittmar, a wonderful librarian from St. Charles City-County Library District in […]

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There’s always kickboxing…
By December 9, 2008 1 Comments Read More →

There’s always kickboxing…

I just have to weigh in on that article-schmarticle in the New York Times on the dangers surrounding book groups. I’m not offended, rather, the author of the piece merely confirms what most of us who have been attending/leading book groups for years have always known. Someone always wants to talk about their kids or […]

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