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« Friday June 01, 2012 »
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Start: 10:00 am
End: 11:00 am
  Our Book Discussion Group meets the first Friday of every month. This month the group will be discussing State of Wonder by Ann Patchett. Reminder: If you're a member of our book discussion group, you'll get this book at a discount!
Start: 5:00 pm
End: 7:00 pm
Reception for the Paperback Release of Stranger Here Below June 1st 5-7pm Joyce Hinnefeld, associate professor of English at Moravian College, will host a celebration and book signing for the paperback release of her second novel, Stranger Here Below, here at the Moravian Book Shop on Friday, June 1, from 5 to 7 pm. Stranger Here Below spans nearly 100 years in the lives of three generations of women in Kentucky. The main characters are strong women and non-traditional, according to the mores of their times, and the story chronicles the shifting politics of race and gender within the details of their lives. Hinnefeld's novels have become staples of local book groups, with whom she has joined in discussions during her book promotions. Hinnefeld also plans to share a list of favorite titles by other writers as book group recommendations.
Start: 6:00 pm
    Show off your reading skills and go for the Gold! Sign up in our Book Department in one of the following categories: Kids (Young Readers) Tweens (8-12) Teens (Young Adult) Opening Ceremonies will be held on Friday, June 1st. Sign up, create your own flag, and light our very own Olympic Torch to kick off our summer festivities. Participants may sign up any time in our Book Department between now and July 31st. The Summer Reading Olympics event runs through Friday, August 31st. Prizes and medals will be awarded at our closing ceremonies on Friday, September 7th. Each Participant will also receive a Gold Medal Discount Card to be used for their Summer Reading Olympics purchases. This Discount Card will entitle the card holder to 10% off any books purchased for the Summer Reading Olympics. Visit our web site at moravianbookshop.com for rules and other details.
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