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Book Club Conference

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 9/7/2013
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:30 PM
Description:
 This event is at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Join book club members from around the area to learn more about starting, running and enhancing book clubs while networking with fellow readers. Lunch provided. Full schedule below. Cosponsored by the Fairfax Library Foundation and the Friends of the Reston Regional Library. Adults.
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Other Information:
 Full schedule:
9:00 - Light breakfast snacks, coffee, networking
9:30 - Keynote speaker Will Schwalbe, author of The End of Your Life Book Club
10:20 - Book sale and signing
10:45 - Morning workshops (choose one)*
11:45 - Boxed lunch and networking
12:45 - Afternoon workshops (choose one)*
*Workshop topics/presenters include "Choosing Great Books" with author and reviewer Michael Dirda; "Book Clubs for Parents and Kids/Teens" with FCPS librarian Melanie Adams; "Running a Successful Book Club Meeting" with author and GMU assistant professor Art Taylor. Attendees may read Once Upon a River by Bonnie Jo Campbell to prepare for Professor Taylor's workshop (not required).
Link: Will Schwalbe Podcast
Status: Closed


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