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Big Read Book Groups and Discussions

True Grit book coverThe Big Read is upon us, and there are quite a few opportunities to get involved in various book groups and discussions about True Grit by Charles Portis, this year's Big Read book selection. Take a look at the following list of discussion events for March and April and, if you're interested at all in book discussions, pick up a copy of the book to read and choose the event that works the best for you! Hope to see you there!

March

Forever Young Book Club - Newcastle - March 8th at 10 am

The Forever Young Book Club will participate in the "Big Read" by discussing the book True Grit by Charles Portis. The club will have refreshments relating to the book. Join us for a lively conversation. See the Newcastle Staff for a copy of the book.

Teen Book Club - Newcastle - March 13th at 4 pm

The Teen Book Club will participate in the "Big Read" by discussing the book True Grit by Charles Portis. The Club will have a craft and refreshments relating to the book. Join us for a lively conversation. See the Newcastle Staff for a copy of the book.

Little Axe Book Group - Little Axe - March 14th at 10 am

The Little Axe Book Group will read True Grit by Charles Portis in conjunction with Pioneer Library System's 2014 Big Read. The event will take place at the Little Axe Community Center, 1000 168th Ave NE, Norman, OK 73026. Call 701-2620 for details.

Let's Talk About It Oklahoma - Moore - March 17th to 5:30 pm

Scholar Chistiane Faris leads a discussion of the novel True Grit, this year's Big Read selection. Copies of the book by Charles Portis are available at the Information Desk for anyone who would like to attend the discussion. This program is made possible by a grant from the Oklahoma Humanities Council.

Let's Talk About It Oklahoma - McLoud - March 18th at 6 pm

Ravenous Readers and public book discussion led by Doug Watson, Oklahoma Humanities Scholar funded by OHC LTAIO.

Third Thursday Book Discussion - Purcell - March 20th at 12 pm

Adult book discussion group meets to discuss latest reads and the chosen book for the month. Books available at desk. Brown bag it or enjoy a light refreshment provided by the library. This month we will discuss True Grit, this year's Big Read book for PLS.

Let's Talk About It Oklahoma - Tecumseh - March 20th at 7 pm

Please join us for a fascinating scholar led discussion with Bill Hagen featuring our Big Read novel, True Grit by Charles Portis. This program is funded by Oklahoma Humanitites Council.

Let's Talk About It Oklahoma - Noble - March 25th and March 27th at 6:30 pm

Oklahoma Humanities scholar, Bill Hagen leds a discussion about PLS Big Read Book, True Grit by Charles Portis. This program is funded by the Oklahoma Humanitites Council.

Let's Talk About It Oklahoma - Norman - March 30th at 2 pm

Join this Oklahoma Humanities funded discussion led by an OHC scholar. We'll discuss the PLS Big Read novel, True Grit by Charles Portis.


April

Little Read - Norman - April 6th at 2 pm

Howdy Partners! Y'all come join us and celebrate the Oklahoma Big Read 2014 with a pint-sized "Little Read" book-discussion for lil cowpokes and their grown-ups. We will have a grand ol' time chewin' the cud about Saving Sweetness by Diane Stanley.

Let's Talk About It Oklahoma - Purcell - April 8th at 6 pm

Join us in welcoming guest scholar Ken Hada, poet and professor with ECU, as we discuss Charles Portis' novel True Grit, this years' PLS Big Read. This program is funded by the Oklahoma Humanities Council.

Open for Business - Moore - April 10th at 6:30 pm

Come join us at the "Open for Business" book club for a lively discussion, some networking and a terrific treat as we explore our Big Read selection, True Grit! Please register on-line. Books can be picked up at the Information Services desk.

Penn Ave. Literary Society - SOKC - April 10th at 6:30 pm

Penn Ave Literary Society will be discussing True Grit by Charles Portis at 6:30 p.m. The books for the each discussion can be picked up at the Information Services Desk and returned at the book discussion.

Let's Talk About It Oklahoma - Shawnee - April 10th at 7 pm

Oklahoma Humanites Council scholar, Bill Hagen, leads a lively discussion about PLS Big Read novel, True Grit by Charles Portis.

Business Connections - SOKC - April 23rd at 11 am

Come join the new business book group at the SOKC Library while we discuss the Big Read book, True Grit. Oklahoma Humanitites scholar, Ken Hada will lead the lively discussion. Feel free to bring in your lunch and we provide a delicious dessert! You might like us so much you decide to join us every fourth Wednesday at 11-Noon. See you then! OHC is funding this program.

Moore Reads - Moore - April 24th at 6:30 pm

This month's selection will be True Grit by Charles Portis.

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