Save the Dates – SLAV Book Club

We are thrilled to be able to advise upcoming dates for our SLAV Book Club. All members are welcome to join us online from 4.30 to 5.30 on the dates below.

At each meeting we will have a featured topic, focusing on books for young people. Towards the end of the session, in the last ten minutes, we will consider participants recent adult reading.

Lists will be made of all recommendations and posted on the SLAV Blog and linked to the Readings Bookshop website.

2020

Term Two

Thursday June 18

Australian titles

We have so many wonderful Australian writers for young people of all ages. Let’s celebrate our favourites.

Towards the end of the session, in the last ten minutes, we will consider participants recent adult reading.

Term Three

Wednesday July 29

Books for Reluctant Readers

What book always works for you with the reluctant readers?

Towards the end of the session, in the last ten minutes, we will consider participants recent adult reading.

Thursday August 27

Good Covers / Bad Covers

We all judge books by their covers. But what makes a good cover is very subjective. Bring along the covers you, or your readers, love or hate.

Towards the end of the session, in the last ten minutes, we will consider participants recent adult reading.

Term Four

Wednesday October 14

Biographies

Real stories about actual people often strike a chord with young readers. Share your favourites.

Towards the end of the session, in the last ten minutes, we will consider participants recent adult reading.

Thursday November 19

Classics or Hidden Gems

What classics deserve to be remembered? Or, what wonderful books do you think are hidden in your collection – special books that for various reasons were not celebrated by others but you know they are wonderful stories young people would appreciate if they found them.

Towards the end of the session, in the last ten minutes, we will consider participants recent adult reading.  Or, what are you looking forward to reading on the Summer break!

 

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