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Book Club

Downtown Wednesday Afternoon - Online

2023-03-01 14:00:00 2023-03-01 15:00:00 America/New_York Book Club Discover new book titles and connect with like-minded readers for animated discussions. Online - BPL Zoom 1

Wednesday, March 01
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-03-01 14:00:00 2023-03-01 15:00:00 America/New_York Book Club Discover new book titles and connect with like-minded readers for animated discussions. Online - BPL Zoom 1

Online

BPL Zoom 1

Discover new book titles and connect with like-minded readers for animated discussions.

Register to Attend Online - Click on Register Button.


Book Clubs are led by the community members that attend on a regular basis, they select the monthly books in advance so everyone can read the same book title. This book club meets the first Wednesday of each month, from September to May.

Listed below are a few reminders so everyone can enjoy the club

  • The safety of our participants and staff is our top priority, please review our Stay Safe Guidelines & Patron Conduct Policy.
  • Registration is required, space is limited. If you cannot attend, please cancel your registration.
  • All participants are encouraged to read the book, if you don't like the style, at least read the first few chapters and the final chapter so you can participate in the discussions.
  • Remember to stay on topic, you invested the time to read the book, so come prepared to discuss. There are no wrong or right interpretations of a book ? just different perspectives.
  • Be gracious in your comments. If you did not like the book, be kind in your feedback. Contribute positively and respectfully.
  • Take turns, give everyone a chance to share. Remember, book clubs are discussion groups. Keep an open mind, ready to discover new books and ideas. 
  • Respect the discussion space, be a good listener and don't engage in side conversations, be sure to mute your cell phones!

Book Club Selections

September 7 - Five Little Indians, by Michelle Good

October 5 - A Separation, by Katie Kitamura

November 2 - The Henna Artist, by Alka Joshi

December 7 - The Son of the House, by Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia

January 4 - Death at La Fenice, by Donna Leon

February 1 - Lessons in Chemistry, by Bonnie Garmus

March 1 - The Christie Affair, by Nina de Gramont

April 5 - TBA

May 3 - TBA

Video Conference Programs:

Allows you to enjoy real-time video chat with library staff and other registered participants. When joining, you have the option to connect with audio only, but it is encouraged to allow audio and video to get the most out of the program. Please note that you will be sent an email with the Zoom conference link prior to the start of the program. You will need this link to join the program.

We ask that all participants conduct themselves respectfully, and adhere to the Patron Conduct Policy.

If you are unable to attend, we ask that you cancel your registration or email askus@barrielibrary.ca

If you have any questions or require technical assistance please call 705-728-1010 or email askus@barrielibrary.ca  

We want to improve, to serve you better. Please take a moment to complete our Program Evaluation Form. 

AGE GROUP: | Seniors | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Books & Beyond | Book Clubs |

TAGS: | book clubs |

Online

AskUs@barrielibrary.ca
Phone: 705.728.1010

Hours

 

 
Mon, May 13 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Tue, May 14 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Wed, May 15 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Thu, May 16 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Fri, May 17 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Sat, May 18 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sun, May 19 Closed
(Victoria Day)

About the branch

Welcome to BPL Online, where you can watch videos, explore our Digital Library, or sign up for a library card online.

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