STUDY GROUPS 2017-2018
Chair: Virginia Stanglein, 610/868-7190
Contact: Phyllis Wargo, 610/797-9158
The first meeting for Bacchae will be held on Thursday, September 13 at 7:00 at Phyllis Wargo’s house. We will choose our “theme” for the year and create our calendar. Group tastes and studies wine in all aspects. New members welcome
Best Sellers Book Exchange
Contact: Margaret Mahoney 610/691-1835
Each member purchases a recently published book, which is then circulated throughout the group on a monthly rotation. There are no meetings. New members welcome.
Diversity, Deeds, and Dialogue
Contact: Rosemary Baker at 610/258-19953
Members of this group come from the Bethlehem, Easton and Allentown branches to discuss issues around race, age, gender and more. This group is concerned with social action as well as social justice. Using various media, the group examines the role of society in the problems of diverse populations (age, gender, race ability and religion). We meet the 4th Wednesday, of the month at 7:00pm. Join us for conversation and action. If you have any questions, please contact Rosemary Baker firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Mary Dawson
CALLING ALL MYSTERY LOVERS! The mystery book club study group reads five books a year and meets at members’ houses. Our meetings are Tuesday afternoons from 1:30- 3:00 PM. On September 25 we will meet at Nancy Light’s house to discuss “The Madman of Bergerac”, by Georges Simenon. We continue in October, January, March, and May. We try to choose paperback books that are easily available and often include one “classic” mystery as well as more modern novels. We are sometimes inspired by the large selection of mysteries at the book sale. Please join us – we welcome new members. For more information contact Mary Dawson
Out to Lunch Bunch
Contact: Jeanne Powers
After many years of meeting for lunch and friendship on the third Tuesday of the month, the Out to Lunch Bunch is changing our meeting date to accommodate the members who also attend the 3rd Tuesday book group.
“The BUNCH” will now be meeting the second Tuesday of the month, effective with the November 13, 2018 lunch. We will keep our October date of the 3rd Tuesday, as it has already been advertised. There will be no December Lunch.
Please contact our chair Jeanie Powers at email@example.com to volunteer as a hostess and choose your month.
Contact: Mardi Metzger, 610/866-1257 or email
Paperback Book 1 is meeting Thurs. Sept 20 at 7 PM at the home of Froy Thompson,
2621 Nottingham Rd. Bethlehem. We will discuss David McCoullogh’s book, John Adams. New members welcome. Members read same paperback book of various genres for discussion at meetings. For directions call 610-868-2511.
Contact: Joanne Wagner, 610/392-0891 or email
Paperback II Book Group meets the third Tuesday of every month, except December, from September to May. Our first meeting of the 2018-2019 year is on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 7:30pm. Shirley Daluisio will be hostess and reviewer will be Deb Spinney. Our book to read: ”The Ice Cream Queen Of Orchard Street” by Susan J. Gilman. Please contact Shirley if you CANNOT attend. New members are welcome so if you would like to join us also contact Shirley 610-866-7919. In this group, members read same paperback book of various genres for discussion at meetings.