Book discussion group ideas
You want to discuss the book, but need help getting the conversation going. You can also read stories from other book clubs. Book cby Kristen Jaques, Head Editor, INALJ Maine 7 Tips for Leading a Lively Book Discussion GroupFall is an exciting season at my library. Adult programs will be starting up again soon, and this year will be my third year leading our small but dedicated book discussion group.
Here are some tips and insights about what has worked well for me.1. Find thought-provoking and engrossing books to discuss. The first time I set out to choose a book, I knew I had many choices but I was nervous about making a poor choice and turning people off of the group. One of the tips I read is that literary fiction and nonfiction tend to yield better discussions because they are usually more detailed, complex, and open to interpretation.
My group loves to read books that make them feel like they are learning something new, and engaging with complicated issues.Each month I pore over websites and check which titlesHow to Discuss a BookOur ideas can help you lead a discussion, find helpful resources, and be a smart participant.How to lead a discussion1. Toss one question at a time out to the group. Use our LitLovers Resources below to help you with specific questions.2.
Select a number of questions, write each on an index card, and pass them out. These groups can be organized in a variety of ways. There are adult groups, student-led groups, mother-daughter groups, father-son groups, and parent-child groups, to name just a few. Feminist Movies Read Feminist Feminist Literature Amazing Books To Read Books To Read Before You Die Banned Books List 12 Banned Reading Goal 2017 Reading ForwardEvery woman should read these controversial books See More.
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