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Book Notes: Author, poetry readings planned

Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 12:01 am

Author reading

Fiction writer, editor and satirist Alissa Nutting will conduct a reading of her work at 7 p.m. Monday at the University of Saint Francis' Student Center, 2701 Spring St. Free admission.

Adult book group

The adult book group meets at 2 p.m. Nov. 28 at Aboite branch library, 5630 Coventry Lane. “Team of Rivals” by Doris Kearns Goodwin is this month's book.

Poetry reading

John Bradley will read some of his poetry at IPFW's Visiting Writers Series at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Walb Student Union, Rooms G21 and G21A, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. Free admission.

Cookbook Book Club

The Cookbook Book Club meets at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Aboite branch library, 5630 Coventry Lane. Call 421-1310 for more information.

Adult book group

The “Classics” adult book group meets at 7 p.m. Nov. 27 at Dupont branch library, 536 E. Dupont Road. “The Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck is this month's book.

Teotwawki Book Club

Teens ages 12-18 meet and discuss books regarding changing worlds and changing lives at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Little Turtle branch library, 2201 Sherman Blvd.

Guys read

Guys, ages 6-12, can discuss what they're reading at 4 p.m. Nov. 19 at Tecumseh branch library, 1411 E. State Blvd.

Girls read

Girls, ages 6-12, can discuss what they're reading at 4 p.m. Monday and Nov. 26 at Tecumseh branch library, 1411 E. State Blvd.

Book group

The Lunch and Lit Book Group meets at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Grabill branch library, 13521 State St., Grabill. Call 421-1325 for book's title.

Read for root beer

Kids discuss what they read and enjoy a root beer float, too, at 4 p.m. Nov. 28 at Pontiac branch library, 2215 S. Hanna St.

PAWS to read

Children can practice their reading skills by reading to friendly dogs that want to listen at these locations:

•6:30 p.m. Mondays at Aboite branch library, 5630 Coventry Lane.

•6 p.m. Mondays at Little Turtle branch library, 2201 Sherman Blvd.

•5 p.m. Thursdays at Pontiac branch library, 2215 S. Hanna St.

Book club

A book club for adults who enjoy British humor meets at 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at New Haven branch library, 648 Green St., New Haven. This month's book is “The Toyminator” by Robert Rankin.