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Literary Fiction Genre Study 2016

Welcome to the next Forbes Library genre study – Literary Fiction! We’ll break Literary Fiction down into three areas: Women’s Lives and Relationships — June 14, 2016, 10:30 am Acclaimed Works/Award Winners — September 29, 2016, 10:00 am World Literature … Continue reading

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Romance Genre Study 2015-2016

Welcome to the next Forbes Library genre study – Romance! Some of the romance subgenres that we will be studying this year include: Classics — Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 10:30 am Contemporary – May 12, 2015, 10:30 am Regency/Historical – September 10, 2015, 10:30 am … Continue reading

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Nonfiction Genre Study Meetings

Nonfiction Potpourri –  December 2 10:15 am Adventure & Disaster – September 2 10:15 am Sports & Competition – June 3, 10:15 am Humor – March 4, 10:30 am Science – December 5, 10:15 am  Biography/Memoir – September 10, 10:30 am History … Continue reading

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Nonfiction Genre Study

Due to the great success of the Mystery genre study, Forbes Library staff will be continuing, this time turning our eclectic reading interests to nonfiction! The following are some of the subgenres that we will be tackling. I will be … Continue reading

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What is a genre study, and why are we doing one?

Forbes Library received an LSTA grant through the MBLC:  FY2012– READER’S ADVISORY in the LibRAry: Putting the “RA” Back in Library According to the MBLC: “This project will provide funds for training staff in the use of electronic and print reader’s … Continue reading

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