Martin County Library System Press Releases

December 28, 2010

Books Available Now at Hoke Library for Six-Session Book Study Group Beginning Jan. 6

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Celebrating the Harvest of the Mind, Body and Spirit



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                               

DATE:  DECEMBER 28, 2010                                                           

CONTACT:  PUBLIC RELATIONS 772/221-1403                                                                                                    




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


WHAT:                  Women in Literature Part IX 2011

Women in Literature Part IX, a six-session book study group facilitated by Gail Johnson, will take place 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. alternate Thursdays from January 6 through March 17 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 6 – March 17, 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Book discussion schedule:

Jan. 6                     A Room with a View by E.M. Forster
Jan. 20                   Heat and Dust by Ruth Jhabvala
Feb. 3                     The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver


Feb. 17                   Five Quarters of the Orange by Joanne Harris

March 3                 Evening by Susan Minot


March 17              The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie            O’Farrell


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 or Chautauqua South brochure at any branch library or visit the library website at




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