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how do you start a book group?

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beansmum Wed 08-Jun-05 12:52:06

I really want to go to a book group, but all the ones I can find are in the evening. How do you go about starting your own, ideally I would just ask people I know, but I don't know anyone!

Actually I don't know if there would be much demand for a daytime book group, what do you think?

compo Wed 08-Jun-05 13:27:25

Okay the ex librarian is coming out in me now!! First go down to your libray and see what help they will give you to start up a day time one eg. free reservations for books, or they might be able to provide a venue. Then advertise in places where mums and students go as they will be free (hopefully) in the day

wendy33 Wed 08-Jun-05 22:25:43

if you live in Northampton I would definately come!!!

I would say to go to your local library and put up a notice with a contact number so you can see how popular it is

I have started a book club on here on a seperate link if you are interested. Our first book was The Tiger's Child by Torey Hayden!
Post a message if you are interested!

Good Luck!

Cristina7 Wed 08-Jun-05 22:30:46

A few years back Waterstone's website had some tips on starting a bookgroup. I think it's a good idea. Good luck.

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