October is National Reading Group Month

National Reading Group Month was launched in October of 2007 by the Women’s National Book Association in an effort to formally recognize the benefits of shared reading and to encourage more people to join of start reading groups.  It’s the perfect time to tell you about Syosset Public Library’s programs for reading groups.

The Book Club in the Bag program has over 50 titles which are available for your book discussions.  Each Book Club in a Bag contains 10 copies of the title as well as a binder containing background and critical analysis of the book.  Just visit or call the Readers’ Services Desk (516 921-7161 x241) to reserve a Book Club in a Bag.  Brochures containing all the titles that are available can be picked up there also.

While you are at the library to reserve your Book Club in a Bag, why not register your book club in Syosset Public Library’s Book Club Registry.  Benefits for book clubs who register are

  • Advance notice of new Book Club in a Bag titles
  • Priority Book Reservations
  • Discussion questions and other book info via email
  • Assistance with finding new members
  • Monthly book club newsletter
  • Prearranged pick up of your selected titles

Visit the Readers Services desk on the second floor for more information on the above as well as any assistance you might need for finding the right books for your discussions. Happy Reading!

-posted by Sonia, Readers’ Services




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