Book Group - Reading for Pleasure (For Existing Students Only) - Northern Beaches Community College

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Book Group - Reading for Pleasure (For Existing Students Only)

Course Outline:

This course encourages reading and the sharing of ideas through discussion, looking at the influence of our personal history and how it relates to our preferences in book selection today.

Please Bring:

Please purchase or come with the following books:

Term 1 -  2023 Book List:

The Labyrinth  Amanda Lohrey

Exit west   Mohsin Hamid

Phosphorescence  Julia Baird

About the Tutor:

Margaret Baird is a trained English teacher. She currently works as an Individual and Couple Councillor in private practice. Leading groups both in the self-help and the book group area has been her special interest. She is currently a member of two book groups and is keen to encourage enrichment through reading and discussion.

$218 Limited inc GST / $196.20
Book Group - Reading for Pleasure (For Existing Students Only)

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Course testimonials:

  • I enjoy the Group interaction when we discuss the books. Margaret is very skilled in both choosing different types of books and leading the discussion.
  • I thoroughly enjoyed the 5 week course. Time of day and venue worked perfectly for me. I would strongly recommend it. Such fun.
  • I have always enjoyed reading for pleasure led by Margaret, the choice of books are always interesting and stimulating. Margaret is always well prepared and able to be very inclusive with managing the group.
  • I really love the choice of reading material and great discussion.
  • Intelligent lively discussion and group friendships. Margaret Baird is an excellent facilitator.
  • Course great as always. I prefer a normal class but thank you for making zoom possible.
  • The trainer is very experienced and there are a lot of interesting well-read people whose opinions are valuable.
  • I have attended our book discussion for some years and have valued the benefits it has to offer. Margaret has been a great leader and very organized and considerate of our group. We all have good life experiences and offer stimulating discussion respecting each others opinion and point of view
  • Excellent course. I appreciate the effort the college has made to improve the facilities in the meeting room. Air con coffee etc. Louise
  • Margaret (facilitator) is insightful. Members thoughtful, friendly and interesting. Books well chosen.

Contact us

Narrabeen Annex: 1525 Pittwater Road,
North Narrabeen NSW 2101
Office Hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm, Mon to Fri

Brookvale Campus: Level 1, 14 William St, Brookvale NSW 2100
Office Hours: 9.00am to 4.00pm, Tues and Thur

Post: NBCC Reply Paid 1966, Dee Why NSW 2099

Phone: 02 9970 1000

Registered Training Organisation Code 90113