Most people know Margaret Atwood as an author of dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale and its sequel The Testaments, however she’s written many other novels, children’s books, poetry and nonfiction books. For the next meeting of British Reading Club we picked a short story called Widows, one of her latest works. You can read the story here. We’ll meet on Tuesday, 23th of May 2023 at 5pm. We invite all the library members over 15 to come join our club. The meetings are held in English.
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British Reading Club – Monstrous Regiment
Terry Pratchett, a beloved fantasy writer, filled his stories with mystery, adventure, love and laughs. One such story is Monstrous Regiment and on the next meeting of British Reading Club we wil be talking about an excerpt from this book – you can find it HERE. We’ll meet on Tuesday, 18th of April 2023 at 5pm. We invite all the library members over 15 to come join our club. The meetings are held in English.
British Reading Club – Robert Turner’s Revenge
Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery is best known for her book series about a red-haired orphan with great imagination – Anne of Green Gables. For our next meeting of British Reading Club we’ll read another one of her many works – Robert Turner’s Revenge. In this short story we’ll follow Robert to the town where he grew up and where he plans to exact a revenge on his childhood nemesis. You can come and discuss how it turns out on Tuesday, 28th of March 2023 at 5pm. We invite all the library members over 15 to come join our club. The meetings are held in English.
British Reading Club – The Fall of the House of Usher
For this month’s meeting of British Reading Club we chose an author who needs no introduction – Edgar Allan Poe. He was a master of spooky and mysterius stories and we will discuss one of them, The Fall of the House of Usher, on Tuesday, February 21st 2023 at 5pm. We invite all the library members over 15 to come join our club. The meetings are held in English.
Chcete vaše dieťa hravou formou naučiť jednoduché slovíčka v anglickom jazyku? Storytime je klub v Krajskej knižnici v Žiline, na ktorom sa to podarí. V pondelok 30. januára o 10:30 sa opäť tešíme na deti vo veku od 2 do 5 rokov v sprievode ich rodičov.
Klub Storytime bol ukončený stretnutím v januári 2023. Činnosť klubu nebude ďalej pokračovať.
British Reading Club – The Great Gatsby
For this month’s meeting of British Reading Club, we chose a book by Francis Scott Fitzgerald – The Great Gatsby. Even though nowadays we think of it as a book classic, at the time of its publishing it was considered a flop and became famous only after the authors death. You are all invited to discuss this novel from 1920’s on Tuesday 24th of January 2023 at 5pm. British Reading Club is for all the library members over 15 and the meeting is held in English.
British Reading Club – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
Knihy o Harrym Potterovi z pera J. K. Rowlingovej sú na svete len 25 rokov, no za tento krátky čas sa stali najpredávanejšou knižnou sériou všetkých čias. O prvej knihe z tejto kúzelnej série – Harry Potter a kameň mudrcov, sa spolu budeme rozprávať v utorok 13. decembra 2022 o 17:00. Srdečne pozývame všetkých nadšencov, ktorí sa k tejto knihe vracajú znova a znova, ale aj tých, ktorí sa príbeh o Harrym Potterovi rozhodli čítať po prvýkrát. (klub od 15 rokov)
The Harry Potter books by J. K. Rowling have been around for only 25 years but in that short time they became the best-selling book series of all time. On Tuesday 13th of December 2022 at 5pm we’ll be talking about the first book from this magical series – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Whether you’ve read and reread the books countless times or this will be your first time, everyone is welcome to come and join us.