Posts tagged as book groups

Literature and Electronic Text Resources

March 31, 2014 by pjorgensen

This section of our site has been discontinued.



Tagged in: literature, authors, writing, poets, poetry, e-texts, book, books, ebooks, electronic books, quotes, quotations, reading groups, book groups,
Comments: 0

Parent-Child Book Groups

August 07, 2012 by pjorgensen

Lincoln City Libraries offers parent-child book groups for children and their adult reading partners. These groups meet once a month and are led by a trained facilitator. Register by calling the library where you would like to participate.

R.A.P. Around the Year at Gere

Gere is offering a book group for 1st through 3rd graders and their reading partners.  The group meets from 6:30 7:30 PM the second Monday of each month during the school year.


Anderson Branch's group
takes a break during the summer.


R.A.P. Around the Year @ Gere




Tagged in: kids, reading, reading groups, book groups, parents,
Comments: 0

Reading recommendations from Just Desserts members - Oct 2011

November 03, 2011 by sdc

Hey, mystery fans! Looking for something good to read?

At the October 27th, Just Desserts meeting, after discussing our monthly “assigned” book, we did a round robin at the table, asking attendees to share what mysteries they’d been reading lately that they felt they could recommend. Here’s a list of the novels that were hot in October with this mystery-savvy crowd:

Non-Mysteries read recently by group members:

So, what mysteries have you been reading lately that you’d recommend?



Tagged in: Just Desserts, reading groups, book groups, book discussion groups, mystery, mysteries, recommendations,
Comments: 0

Lilian Jackson Braun's "The Cat Who Would Read Backwards"

September 06, 2011 by sdc
During our August 2011 meeting, the Just Desserts mystery fiction group discussed Lilian Jackson Braun's first Cat Who... mystery, The Cat Who Could Read Backwards.

This book was discussed at the Just Desserts meeting on August 18th, 2011. Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about this book (and series) in a reply comment to this blog post, below.

Join us next on September 29, 2011, at South Branch Library (6:30 p.m.), as we discuss the very first "Aunt Dimity" novel, by Nancy Atherton, Aunt Dimity's Death. Titles for the remaining meetings in 2011 are now posted on the BookGuide web site.

And, for additional reminders about upcoming Just Desserts meetings, don't forget to sign up for the Just Desserts e-mail list. Or, if you're logged into your account on Facebook, you can visit the Events page for the Lincoln City Libraries, and mark whether or not you plan to attend upcoming sessions of Just Desserts!

What do you think of The Cat Who Could Read Backwards?



Tagged in: Just Desserts, mystery, book groups, book discussion, cats,
Comments: 0

Elizabeth George's "In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner"

May 20, 2011 by sdc
During our May 2011 meeting, the Just Desserts mystery fiction group discussed Elizabeth George's Inspector Lynley mystery, In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner.

This book was discussed at the Just Desserts meeting on May 19th, 2011. Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about this book (and series) in a reply comment to this blog post, below.

Join us next on June 30th, 2011, at South Branch Library (6:30 p.m.), as we discuss author Sarah Graves' The Book of Old Houses. Additional titles for upcoming months' discussions have also been posted to the Book Groups page on the libraries' BookGuide web site.

And, for additional reminders about upcoming Just Desserts meetings, don't forget to sign up for the Just Desserts e-mail list. Or, if you're logged into your account on Facebook, you can visit the Events page for the Lincoln City Libraries, and mark whether or not you plan to attend upcoming sessions of Just Desserts!

What did you think of In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner?



Tagged in: Just Desserts, book groups, mystery, fiction, Elizabeth George, Elizabeth George, British, police procedural, Inspector Lynley,
Comments: 0


Previous Entries