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Book Club

Downtown Wednesday Afternoon - Online

2024-01-03 14:00:00 2024-01-03 15:00:00 America/New_York Book Club Discover new book titles and connect with like-minded readers for animated discussions. Online - BPL Zoom 2

Wednesday, January 03
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-01-03 14:00:00 2024-01-03 15:00:00 America/New_York Book Club Discover new book titles and connect with like-minded readers for animated discussions. Online - BPL Zoom 2

Online

BPL Zoom 2

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 Sept through June.


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 2023 -  Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

October 2023 - The Lovers by Paolo Cognetti

November 2023 - The Girl in His Shadow by Audrey Blake

December 2023 - Haven by Emma Donoghue

January 2024 - Coronation Year by Jennifer Robson

February 2024 - The Love of My Life by Rosie Walsh

March 2024 - The Push by Ashley Audrain

April 2024 - Counterfeit by Kirstin Chen

May 2024 - Title TBD 

June 2024 - Selection Meeting for following year, no book discussion


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


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AGE GROUP: | Seniors | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Books & Beyond | Book Clubs |

TAGS: | book clubs |

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Phone: 705.728.1010

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Mon, Feb 26 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Tue, Feb 27 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Feb 28 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Feb 29 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Mar 01 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Sat, Mar 02 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Mar 03 9:30PM to 5:00PM

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