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Ironically, however, we know that great RA is based on exactly those kind of authentic reader-to-reader recommendations. What you do can be as simple or complex as you choose.
Based on your book club organizing “style” (and available resources), you can combine, modify, and adapt the suggestions below.
Like all speed dating sessions, participants will have the chance to meet multiple people through a series of speedy dates with others. in good library fashion, a book will be the common discussion topic. We will host at our good neighbors Pound the Hill, and strive for a friendly and relaxed vibe for people to get acquainted and discuss these entertaining stories.
In an effort to accomodate most dating preferences, we have arranged for three sessions: Looking to meet someone special?
For the month of Valentine's Day, join us for a special speed-dating book club and meet other literary-minded singles in DC.
And since we're having short dates, we will discuss short stories from funnyman B. In an effort to accomodate most dating preferences, we have arranged for three sessions: Tuesday, Feb. While many libraries host “blind date” book events (pairing individual readers with a “mystery read” wrapped in paper, labelled with just a few descriptors), a variation I like for book clubs is more like “speed dating.” The basic concept behind “book club speed dating” is to create appealing, quick, book club-centric pitches that boost reader engagement by giving them choices.As librarians, we usually DO have particular reasons why we pick one book club option over another -- but we seldom share them explicitly with the group.Speed Dater runs more dating events in London than any other site!Enjoy singles nights London such as speed dating, massive singles parties, activity singles events (cooking, wine tasting, ping pong, quizzes) and also niche speed dating (professionals, tall men, vegan/vegetarian and more). Don't miss the latest in our event listings below.