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11am Last Thursday /Month- Currumbin RSL/GC Beaches Social Group Book Club
Gold Coast Beaches Social Group Book Club
About this Event
Welcome to the Gold Coast Beaches Social Group - Book Club
We are honoured that Jannette Bartlett has set this up for us and is the Cordinator.
We're a diverse group of people with a love of reading and sharing a good book
Meetings are held on the last Thursday of each month
We welcome all Members and their friends.
We endeavour to limit numbers to 20Book Club GuidelinesTen members nominate their choice of book and month of presentation(We try to accommodate holidays, special occasions so that each month has a Presenter and interesting book)
Presenters are requested to remain committed to their month unless unusualcircumstances occur.
Every member will be expected to present a book at some time
The Convenor will introduce the Presenter and their book.The Presenter then leads the discussion
The Presenter summarises the book, including a history of the author, other booksby the writer and any additional information
The Presenter then asks pertinent questions about the book. E.g- how did you feelwhat was the outcome, did you notice, were you surprised, etc . Discuss whatever mayberelevant to the story.
Many of these questions are easily found in google.
Book Club runs approximately two hours.
First for ordering meals/drinks, chatting.
Second for book discussion
There is no book for December or January.
We meet for a Christmas exchange of booksand January to discuss the gift book and reshare with other members
Confirmation of numbers is essential to ensure adequate seating at the venues.
Book Club Members EtiquetteMembers can express their opinion regarding the book of the day
Members will not talk over the other Members whilst expressing their observations
Members to limit their comments no more than five minutes for each subject.The convenor will move the discussion forward if the time is exceeded.
Members to refrain from chatting amongst themselves whilst others are talking.
Members to order all food and drinks before the commencement of the discussion andfinalise accounts after the conclusion of the meeting
Members must respect each other and refrain from entering into debates not related tothe book
Members meet to enjoy stimulating conversation and the company
Book Club Co-Ordinator DutiesAdvising Club Members of Meeting, Venue dates, times and book name
Organising venue and seating numbersCo-ordinating
Presenters and their books each month
Maintaining a list of attendees and club member details.
Running the group to time and mainting order at the meetings
Ensuring the group remains focused and respectful during discussions