Martin County Library System Press Releases

January 21, 2010

Explore Women in Literature at the Hoke Library

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                               

DATE:  JANUARY 21, 2010                                                           

CONTACT:  PUBLIC RELATIONS 772/221-1403                                                                                                                                                    

WHO:                    Friends of the Hoke Library in Jensen Beach, in support of the Martin County Library System

WHAT:                  Women in Literature Part VIII 2010

Women in Literature Part VIII, a six-session book study group facilitated by Gail Johnson, will continue 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. alternate Thursdays from February 4 through March 18 at the Hoke Library in Jensen Beach. 

Among the questions addressed during this series are:  What characterizes women characters?  How are they different from male characters?  Are gender differences cultural or biological?  What kinds of plots are associated with women, and how do they see their lives and possibilities?

A limited number of books are available at the Circulation desk of the library.  Signup is not required.

WHEN:                  Alternate Thursdays, January 7 – March 18, 2:00 – 3:15 p.m.

Remaining book discussion schedule:

                                February 4 The Seven Sisters by Margaret Drabble                                                                                                                     Feb. 18 Wise Children by Angela Carter

March 4 The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

March 18 The Amateur Marriage by Anne Tyler

WHERE:               Hoke Library, Community Room, 1150 NW Jack Williams Way, Jensen Beach

HOW:                    Free and open to the public.

For more information or to learn about the Martin County Library System call 772/221-1403, pick up a Library Connection at any branch library or visit the library Web site at



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