Study Groups

STUDY GROUPS 2017-2018

Chair: Virginia Stanglein, 610/868-7190


Contact: Phyllis Wargo, 610/797-9158

Bacchae ended this year with the annual dinner on May 10 at Hampton Winds. First meeting for the next year will be on Sept 13 at 7:00 at Phyllis Wargo’s house. Happy summer to all.

Best Sellers Book Exchange

Contact: Margaret Mahoney 610/691-1835

We each choose a best-seller and then have a geographically-based delivery system of passing along the books the first of each month. You get to read 6-8 new books without having to purchase them all – what a deal.

For our current rotation titles include: Sing Unburied Sing, The Library of the World, The Glass Universe, and the winner of the Man Booker prize, Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders.

Try us out and see if you enjoy reading books chosen by thoughtful AAUW members.

Diversity, Deeds, and Dialogue

Contact: Rosemary Baker at 610/258-19953

We will visit the exhibit Diverse Voices:  Three Perspectives of Early Bethlehem on Saturday, Dec. 30, 1pm. Click for complete information.

Mystery Paperback

Contact: Linda Robertson, 610/865-2087

Meetings run 1:30 pm to 3 pm. Contact: Linda Robertson, 610/865-2087

Out to Lunch Bunch

Contact: Bernie Gardiner (610/861-2925)

We’re having lunch on Tuesday, June 19, at noon, in the garden of the Limeport Inn (1505 Limeport Pike, Limeport, PA,

Lynn Bittner will be our hostess, so let her know your attendance by Friday, June 15
Please call her at 610-838-1482. The ambiance and food are terrific so grab your fanciest garden hat and join us.

Paperback I

Contact: Mardi Metzger, 610/866-1257 or email

We meet the third Thursday at 7:00 pm. On June 21. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles. Time and restaurant to be chosen.

         Summer Book: John Adams by David McCullough

Paperback II

Contact: Joanne Wagner, 610/392-0891 or email

Paperback II book group will not meet as usual in October, instead members chose to attnd the “ONE READ” at the Bethlehem Area Public Library, so join in the conversation with your fellow AAUW members and discuss the book “Tears We annot Stop” by Michael E. Dyson.

 For November, we will meet at Mary Lou Vernon’s home on Tuesday, Nov. 21st at 7:30pm. Our book for November is “An Invisible Thread” by Laura Schroff & Alex Tresniowski. If you are interested in joining us, please let Mary Lou Vernon know.