The Book Club meets on the second Monday of the month.
Three books are chosen at a time at the second meeting of the 3-month cluster.
The Secretary will send out a revised list of book selections after each selection process along with updated contact information as necessary.
Responsibilities of Members
1. Each member takes a turn at hosting a meeting.
2. All members are encouraged to participate in book discussions.
3. All members are encouraged to research books and offer suggestions for reading.
“The success or failure of a book club can often be determined by the quality of the books selected.”
4. Book Selection Process
(refer to http://www.book-clubs-resource.com/running/choosing-books.php)
a. Each member submits up to two book ideas.
b. Book ideas must be sent to all members two weeks prior to the meeting along with a brief synopsis of the suggested books. Only books sent in prior to the meeting will be considered.
c. A volunteer (2011--Sandie) will send out a reminder to members to send their book club selection out to the membership. Sandie will compile the list along with a brief description of each book.
d. The group discusses the merits of the books and votes.
e. Three selections are made for the upcoming cluster.
5. Each member is expected to respond to the invitation from the host so that she can adequately plan for space and refreshments.
Responsibilities of the Hostess:1. Arrange for meeting space (at the home, café, etc.).
Voting Method1. Each member comes to the meeting prepared to discuss the suggested books.