Tag Archives: Online Book Club

May Goodreads

The results are in from our Goodreads poll and it looks like WPL’s readers enjoy reading young adult (YA) books! 66.7% of respondents let us know that they “sometimes” read YA books with 22.2% reading them “often.” The combined total of 88.9% reading YA titles either sometimes or often is pretty strong. It looks like we love YA! Only 11.1% of readers said they read them “rarely” with no one...
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Really? You’re Not in a Book Club?

A recent opinion piece from the New York Times titled “Really? You’re Not in a Book Club?” explores the book club boom of the last few years.  According to the author, James Atlas, it’s pretty safe to assume that most people belong to a book club in some way, shape, or form. Book clubs have been meeting for ages, but they’ve often been associated with living room chats for the...
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Online Book Club: Help Us Choose a Book for March

Our Online Book Club is off to a great start this year.  For the month of January we have been reading and discussing “The Girls” by Lori Lansens. “The girls, Rose and Ruby, were born joined at the head (craniopagus twins) in a rural community in 1974.  Abandoned by their mother, they were adopted by an eccentric nurse who attended their birth. Now almost thirty-years-old, Rose has developed a passion...
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Good Reads, Great Discussion: Online Book Club Update

Have you heard? Windsor Public Library now offers an Online Book Club through Goodreads.  We’ve only been active for a few months, but we sure have been covering a lot of ground. Cleopatra’s Daughter, by Michelle Moran. We kicked off June with a journey to Imperial Rome, where we experienced the people and events of this glorious and tumultuous period in human history through the eyes of Selene, surviving child...
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