Summer Book Groups

 

English At Large runs Book Groups in the summer at various public libraries across our service area.  Book Groups provide opportunities for intermediate to advanced English learners to practice reading, speaking, and writing skills. Small groups of 8-10 learners meet with their facilitator and group each week for 1½ hours, for a 6-week session. Everyone comes to the group having read the assigned text, and all are encouraged to bring their thoughts and questions to the group.  Facilitators will also utilize study guides and other materials to explore story concepts, word use and composition.  Past EAL Book Groups have read “The Alchemist”, “The #1 Ladies Detective Agency”, and “The Giver”, among others.


Registration for our Summer Book Groups is Now Closed

The program will open again in the summer of 2020.  To receive an email when registration opens for the program, please click the button below and complete an interest form:

Interested in 2020 Summer Book Groups

If you have any questions about our Summer Book Groups please call our office at 781-395-2374

 

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