Category Archives: Book Clubs

Libraries and parks combine story times and nature

Staff from York County Libraries and two area state parks, Codorus State Park in Hanover and Gifford Pinchot State Park in Lewisberry, will present story times and hands-on nature activities in the parks as part of Summer Reading Club. “Library … Continue reading

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Feeling overwhelmed? Join a book discussion

Remember when I posted about the summer read program featuring Brigid Schulte’s “Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has The Time”? Book discussion groups are forming at a library near you! Talks are scheduled: 2 to 3 p.m. … Continue reading

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Kreutz Creek library starts new ‘Chick Lit’ group

Kreutz Creek Valley Library Center is launching a new “Chick Lit” book group that focuses on women’s experiences in novels as penned by contemporary American women writers. The first meeting will take place on Thursday, Sept. 11th with a discussion … Continue reading

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Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers seeks new members in September

The Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers welcomes visitors and is seeking new members, according to a news release. The group will meet 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library, 16 N. Walnut St., Mechanicsburg. … Continue reading

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On the Shelves: ‘One Book, Your Vote’ underway until Aug. 31

By Deb Sullivan York County Libraries What do you want to read and discuss in early 2015? That’s what One Book, One Community organizers want to know as they put their top five picks to a public vote this month. … Continue reading

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Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers seeks new members

The Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers welcomes visitors and is seeking new members. The group will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library, 16 North Walnut St., Mechanicsburg. Published and unpublished writers … Continue reading

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Paul Smith Library, Cara Achterberg to host ‘The Happiness Project’ book discussions

Paul Smith Library of Southern York County will host three discussions on Gretchen Rubin’s “The Happiness Project,” led by New Freedom writer Cara Achterberg.

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Shrewsbury Twp. blogger Cara Achterberg begins online book club

Shrewsbury Township blogger Cara Achterberg will begin an online book club in May through her organic living blog “Kid Friendly Organic Life.”

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Dillsburg mom Tiffany Dickerson starts Sydney’s Book Club for young kids

Dillsburg mom Tiffany Dickerson started Sydney’s Book Club, which meets every other week at Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg, to encourage a love for reading for kids 3 to 5 years old.

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Goodreads.com promotes online community, book clubs

The New York Times highlights the community aspect of Goodreads.com, which hosts about 20,000 online book clubs.

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