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Book notes: There's a club for several interests from 'Twilight' to classics

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Saturday, August 31, 2013 12:01 am
Muslim Journeys Book Club focuses on reading and discussions related to the Muslim culture and meets 6-8 p.m. Friday and 6-8 p.m. Oct. 4 at IPFW, Helmke Library, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. “Prince Among Slaves” by Terry Alford is the book featured in September, and “The Columbia Sourcebook of Muslims in the United States,” edited by Edward E. Curtis IV is featured in October. The meetings are free and open to the public. Call Susan Anderson at the Helmke Library at 481-5404 or email anderssm@ipfw.edu for more information.Shelia Gagen of Leo-Cedarville will visit at noon Sept. 7 at Grabill branch library, 13521 State St., Grabill. Gagen recently published “Seasons for Your Sould: Psalms and Poems.”Amish/Christian fiction author Beverly Lewis will visit at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 14 at Grabill branch library, 13521 State St., Grabill. Lewis has written “The Secret Keeper,” which will be released Tuesday.High school home-schoolers will meet at 10 a.m. Sept. 13 to discuss a book of the month at the Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza. This month's book is “Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions” by Edwin Abbott.Bookflix is for ages 6-14 who like to read and watch movies and meets at 4 p.m. Sept. 9 and 23 at Tecumseh branch library, 1411 E. State Blvd.The adult book group meets at 2 p.m. Sept. 25 at Aboite branch library, 5630 Coventry Lane.This month's book is “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” by Jamie Ford.The Cookbook Book Club meets at 2 p.m. Sept. 11 at Aboite branch library, 5630 Coventry Lane. Call 421-1310 for more information.The “Classics” adult book group meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at Dupont branch library, 536 E. Dupont Road. “Kidnapped” by Robert Louis Stevenson are next month's books.Girls, ages 6-12, can discuss what they're reading at 4 p.m. Sept. 16 and 30 at Tecumseh branch library, 1411 E. State Blvd.The Lunch and Lit Book Group meets at 1 p.m. Sept. 11 at Grabill branch library, 13521 State St., Grabill. Call 421-1325 for book's title.Bella's Book Club, for ages 15-18, discusses supernatural books similar to Stephenie Meyer's “Twilight” at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Tecumseh branch library, 1411 E. State Blvd.Children can practice reading to friendly dogs at these locations:

•4 p.m. Wednesdays at Dupont branch library, 536 E. Dupont Road.

•5 p.m. Thursdays at Pontiac branch library, 2215 S. Hanna St.A book club for adults who enjoy British humor meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 18 at New Haven branch library, 648 Green St., New Haven.

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