How to Keep Your Book Club “Meeting”

Did you actually do the reading for book club only to have your meeting cancelled due to global pandemic? The good people of Refinery29 feel your pain!

group table and chairsWe recommend their feature How to Take Your Book Club Online While Practicing Social Distancing. Even if your group has no experience with online discussion, you will find a suggestion or two to ease the transition. Give it a try, and perhaps you won’t have to wait to show off your witty insights or to find out if everyone disliked the main character as much as you did!

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Is your group ready for a new book but does not have a way to gather enough copies? Consider participating in the current Big Library Read, a program through OverDrive that “connects readers around the world with the same book at the same time without any waitlists or holds.”

From March 23 – April 13, you have free access with your library card to Funny, You Don’t Look Autistic: A Comedian’s Guide to Life on the Spectrum by Michael McCreary as an ebook or eaudiobook. Bonus materials include an author audio interview and an online discussion forum.  Also available through the OverDrive or Libby apps.