Book Notes: Book group meetings listed
Saturday, November 24, 2012 12:01 am
The adult book group meets at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Aboite branch library, 5630 Coventry Lane. “Team of Rivals” by Doris Kearns Goodwin is this month's book.Open Books will hold a special charity drive in honor of Hoosier author Susie Duncan Sexton's paperback release “Secrets of an Old Typewriter.” Open Books will donate $1 to the Symphony Animal Foundation for every copy sold Dec. 6-9 on Amazon.com. The book is available in paperback, digital and Kindle.High school home-schoolers will meet at 10 a.m. Dec. 14 to discuss “The Book of Lost Things” by John Connolly at the Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza.The Great Books Book Club for home-schoolers takes place at 2 p.m. Dec. 17 at the Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza.The Cookbook Book Club meets at 2 p.m. Dec. 12 at Aboite branch library, 5630 Coventry Lane. Call 421-1310 for more information.The “Classics” adult book group meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Dupont branch library, 536 E. Dupont Road. “The Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck is this month's book.Guys, ages 6-12, can discuss what they're reading at 4 p.m. Dec. 3 and Dec. 17 at Tecumseh branch library, 1411 E. State Blvd.Girls, ages 6-12, can discuss what they're reading at 4 p.m. Monday and Dec. 10 at Tecumseh branch library, 1411 E. State Blvd.The Lunch and Lit Book Group meets at 1 p.m. Dec. 12 at Grabill branch library, 13521 State St., Grabill. Call 421-1325 for book's title.Kids discuss what they read and enjoy a root beer float, too, at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Pontiac branch library, 2215 S. Hanna St.Bella's Book Club, for ages 15-18, discusses supernatural books similar to Stephenie Meyer's “Twilight” at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at Tecumseh branch library, 1411 E. State Blvd.Children can practice their reading skills by reading to friendly dogs that want to listen at these locations:
•6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17 at Little Turtle branch library, 2201 Sherman Blvd.
•5 p.m. Thursdays at Pontiac branch library, 2215 S. Hanna St.A book club for adults who enjoy British humor meets at 7 p.m. Dec. 19 at New Haven branch library, 648 Green St., New Haven. This month's book is “A Rumpole Christmas” by John Mortimer.