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 Open
Summer 2019 Book Group Schedule
Please click on the town link to register for the group of your choice:
Tuesday evenings, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, June 25, 2019 to August 6, 2019 at the Acton Public Library
Tuesday evenings, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, June 11, 2019 to July 23, 2019 at the Robbins Library
Tuesday mornings, 10:00 am to 11:30 am, June 11, 2019 to July 23, 2019 at the Billerica Public Library
Monday mornings, 10:00 am to 11:30 am, June 17, 2019 to August 5, 2019 at the Cary Memorial Library
If you have any questions about our Summer Book Groups please call our office at 781-395-2374
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