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Book Club

Downtown Wednesday Afternoon

2024-06-05 14:00:00 2024-06-05 15:00:00 America/New_York Book Club Discover new book titles and connect with like-minded readers for animated discussions. Downtown Branch - Angus Ross Room

Wednesday, June 05
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-06-05 14:00:00 2024-06-05 15:00:00 America/New_York Book Club Discover new book titles and connect with like-minded readers for animated discussions. Downtown Branch - Angus Ross Room

Downtown Branch

Angus Ross Room

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

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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 the month, from September to June. The June meeting is scheduled for members to chose the selections for the following year.


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 - Women Talking by Miriam Toews

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



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AGE GROUP: | Seniors | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Life and Learning |

TAGS: | book clubs |

Downtown Branch

AskUs@barrielibrary.ca
Phone: 705.728.1010

Hours

 

 
Mon, Jun 17 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jun 18 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jun 19 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jun 20 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jun 21 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jun 22 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 23 9:30AM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Our Downtown Branch is centrally located in the Downtown core at the corner of Worsley and Owen Streets. The building and facilities are fully accessible. Enjoy a beverage or a small snack from our Café located inside the lobby, use our complimentary wifi, experiment with technology and maker tools, or soak up the sun on our Rooftop Reading Garden.

Upcoming events

Mon, Jun 17, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place,Reading Garden

Tue, Jun 18, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Gathering Place

Tue, Jun 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Oro Lions Room

Wed, Jun 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Angus Ross Room

Wed, Jun 19, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Thu, Jun 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Angus Ross Room

Thu, Jun 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Oro Lions Room

Thu, Jun 20, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Reading Garden

Thu, Jun 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Angus Ross Room

Sat, Jun 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Gathering Place

Sat, Jun 22, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Angus Ross Room

Sun, Jun 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Tinker Lab

Mon, Jun 24, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Mon, Jun 24, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Angus Ross Room

Tue, Jun 25, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Oro Lions Room

Wed, Jun 26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Angus Ross Room

Thu, Jun 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Oro Lions Room

Thu, Jun 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Reading Garden

Sat, Jun 29, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Gathering Place

Tue, Jul 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Reading Garden

Tue, Jul 02, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Gathering Place

Tue, Jul 02, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Gathering Place

Wed, Jul 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Reading Garden

Wed, Jul 03, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Wed, Jul 03, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Angus Ross Room

Thu, Jul 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Thu, Jul 04, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Reading Garden

Tue, Jul 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Reading Garden

Tue, Jul 09, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Gathering Place

Wed, Jul 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
Reading Garden

Wed, Jul 10, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Gathering Place

Wed, Jul 10, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Wed, Jul 10, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Angus Ross Room

Thu, Jul 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Reading Garden

Thu, Jul 11, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Reading Garden,Tinker Lab

Fri, Jul 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Children's Picture Book Area, 2nd Floor

Mon, Jul 15, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place,Reading Garden

Tue, Jul 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Reading Garden

Tue, Jul 16, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Gathering Place

Wed, Jul 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
Reading Garden

Wed, Jul 17, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Wed, Jul 17, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Angus Ross Room