Woman's Book Club
Recent and Upcoming Events
9/8/2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Board Meeting / Program Committee Meeting


9/8/2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
General Program / Hostess: Ecology

Christin Rucle, Mill Creek University Book Store bookseller, leads two reading groups there: one fiction, one nonfiction. She will share some of her picks with us, and they'll be available for purchase.



10/13/2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Board Meeting / Program Committee Meeting


10/13/2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
General Program / Hostess: Genesis

Everett author Sandra Walker interviewed over 400 "silver-haired" paperboys and papergirls across America after creating a project at the Museum of History & Industry. Many local residents are featured in the resulting book, Little Merchants.



11/12/2014 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Foremothers Luncheon

11:30 Reception - 12:00 Noon Luncheon

Hostess: Genealogy

As Washington State Poet Laureat for 2014-16, Elizabeth Austen is traveling to all 39 counties, giving writing workshops and readings. Every Dress A Decision is her debut collection, and she has been featured on the Writers Almanac and in many publications.

 



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Resources

New York Times: Click here to visit the New York Times best seller list. Browse best seller lists, book reviews, and news for authors and readers.

Everett Public Library: Click here to visit the website of the Everett Public Library.

Everett Library Book Club Sets: Click here to visit the website of the Everett Library's Book Club Sets.

Sno-Isle Libraries Book Club Sets: Click here to visit the website of the Sno-Isle Public Library system.

Goodreads : Click here to visit the Goodreads online book review community. 


Welcome

SPRING PROGRAM NOTES

Women who make a difference have been the focus of our spring general programs.

MARCH 10: Dr. Patricia Franklin-Therrell has been a prison educator for two decades and has served for ten years on a national board of Correctional Educators. The movie she had made with inmates at the Monroe facility was spellbinding. She was accompanied by a former inmate and their discussion turned to what they have found to be effective ways for the community to support continued recovery for inmates following release.

APRIL 14: Nabila Waqar was born and raised in Pakistan and has lived in the United States since 2012, moving here with her husband who is a doctor in public health. In her personal statement she shares how she grew up in a military family, moving throughout Pakistan, giving her opportunities other girls in her country didn’t have. Through her extensive travels, she has seen firsthand the mutual respect people can have in cross-cultural settings.

MAY 14: Social reformer Dorothea Dix is the subject of New York Times bestselling author Jane Kirkpatrick’s most recent book, One Glorious Ambition. Jane speaks on the power of story, describing her writing process as similar to weaving: “I look to the landscape, relationships. spirituality and work to find the threads. Historical research, interviews with descendants along with my mental health background and imagination are the loom upon which I untangle the stories of my main characters—women of history.”