Category Archives: Book discussion

Marathon reading of ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ set

Penn State York will host a marathon reading of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” starting at noon on Sept 25. The reading, in the Lee R. Glatfelter Library, will end when the book is completed, or about 7 p.m, … 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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One book. One community. Five choices.

It’s time to select the book that will be read for the One Book One Community initiative. The program is in its 11th year and represents a collaboration between 80 libraries in six counties, according to a news release. One … Continue reading

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Library can solve vegetable dilemmas

By Deborah Sullivan On the Shelves So what exactly do you do with kale? That’s what I used to wonder right before I left it behind at the farmer’s market. Several recipes later, I now know that it is incredible … 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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For the sake of your health, a summer read

Through September 17, the public is invited to participate in “A Summer Read,” according to a news release. The program encourages residents to visit local libraries and borrow “Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time,” by Brigid … Continue reading

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“to linger on hot coals” and other poetry that addresses grief

Writers Paige Cole and Catherine Bayly will be joined by Angie Yingst and Devany LeDrew from 2 to 4 p.m. June 28 for a free event at Midtown Scholar Bookstore, according to a news release.   The writers, who contributed to … Continue reading

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