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2008 Book & Events Update July 24, 2008

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In 2008, the Denton Reads events will be moved to October, and the book selection is Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card.

The schedule of events thus far includes:

  • September/October: book clubs meet to discuss Ender’s Game
  • October: SciFi-themed Film Festival in Denton
  • Saturday, October 18th: Orson Scott Card visits Denton
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Revised Bibliography (Legacy of Luna) April 3, 2007

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The bibliography at the back of The Legacy of Luna is a bit outdated. You can find an updated list of this information here:

Book Club Update March 14, 2007

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We’ve added another book club!  This one offers two separate “one-shot” sessions at UNT’s Research Park campus (on the north side of Denton). 

University of North Texas (Research Park) Book Club

  • Location: Research Park Commons (near Library)
  • Leaders: Shaun Seibel and Jason Moore 
  • Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
  • Dates: Wednesday, April 4 and Wednesday, April 18

New Book Club Flyers March 8, 2007

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Two new versions of the book club flyer (MS Word format) have been added to the Publicity Page:

  • one for the DPL/TWU/UNT Book Clubs
  • one for the Intensive Book Clubs

Please feel free to print and post as many as you like!!!

Book Clubs: finalized info March 7, 2007

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Here is the final date/time/location information for the Denton Reads Book Clubs (also posted on website):

Intensive Book Clubs

Jupiter House
Leader: Carolyn Harrod
Time: Thursdays at 7:00 pm
Dates: March 15, 22, and 29

The Cupboard
Leader: Sherry Stevens
Time: Wendesdays at 6:15 pm
Dates: March 14, 21, and 28

Barnes and Noble
Leader: Risa Brown
Time: Mondays at 7:00 pm
Dates: March 26, April 2, and 9

Texas Woman’s University
LH 101 (Lecture Hall) of the Blagg-Huey Library
Leader: Suzanne Sweeney

Tuesday, March 6 at 5:30pm *
Friday, March 9 at Noon **
Tuesday, March 13 at 5:30pm *
Friday, March 16 at Noon **

* light refreshments are provided
** bring your lunch, dessert will be provided

One-Shot Book Clubs

Denton Public Library
Emily Fowler: Thursday, March 15 at 7:00 pm
North Branch: Saturday, March 24 at 10:00 am
South Branch: Wednesday, March 28th at 7:00 pm

University of North Texas
Room 035 of Willis Library–Lower Level
Leaders: Lilly Ramin and Annie Downey
Time: 5:00 pm (one-shots)
Dates: Wednesday, April 11 and Tuesday, April 17

Contact Info

Book Clubs, general
Lilly Ramin
LRamin [at] library.unt.edu
940.565.3980

TWU Book Clubs
Suzanne Sweeney
ssweeney [at] mail.twu.edu

DPL Book Clubs
940.349.8752

Book Club Updates March 1, 2007

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…Have been posted on the official website Book Club page.  Includes updates about both Intensive Book Clubs and One-Shot Book Clubs.

TWU Book Talk Sessions March 1, 2007

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Join the Texas Woman’s University Book Talk Sessions!

Location:
LH 101 (Lecture Hall) of the Blagg-Huey Library

Dates/Times:

  • Tuesday, March 6 at 5:30 pm (light refreshments are provided)
  • Friday, March 9 at Noon (bring your lunch, dessert will be provided)
  • Tuesday, March 13 at 5:30 pm (light refreshments are provided)
  • Friday, March 16 at Noon (bring your lunch, dessert will be provided)

Contact:
Suzanne Sweeney at ssweeney [at] mail.twu.edu

This information has also been posted to the Denton Reads website Book Clubs page.

Book Club Group on Facebook February 19, 2007

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Lilly Ramin has created a Facebook Group for the Denton Reads Book Clubs. This is an online space at the popular social website where students, educators, and librarians can discuss book club selections. It’s also a great place to find more information about book club meeting locations and times!

(A link to this website has been added to the “links” section in the navigation bar at the right.)

Book Clubs February 17, 2007

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Read. Share. Grow.

The Denton Reads committee is proud to sponsor numerous book discussion groups that will meet every week in March throughout the community to discuss The Legacy of Luna. All residents and students in the City of Denton are invited to participate.

The participants of these groups will be given VIP seating at Julia Butterfly Hill’s discussion of her best-selling book on Earth Day, April 22nd at the UNT Auditorium Building.

How to Join

If you are interested in joining (or leading) one of these groups please contact:

Lilly Ramin
940.565.3980
LRamin [at] library.unt.edu

Promotional Flyer

If you’d like to advertise the Denton Reads Book Clubs, you’re welcome to reproduce and post the following flyer.

Denton Reads Book Club Flyer (MS PowerPoint)

Note: the Denton Reads website has also been updated with a new page about the Book Clubs.