Martin County Library System Press Releases

January 9, 2013

Six-week women’s literature book study group begins Jan. 17 at Hoke Library

For immediate release:  January 8, 2013
Contact:  Susan Opasik, Martin County Library System, Public Relations, 772-463-2863 


Women in Literature Part XI, a six-session book study group facilitated by Gail Johnson, will take place 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, Jan. 31, Feb. 7, Feb. 21, March 7 and March 21 in the Community Room of the Hoke Library, 1150 NW Jack Williams Way, Jensen Beach. Funded by the Friends of the Martin County Library System, the events are free and open to the public.

These discussions center around books with issues of interest in today’s world. The books, usually by women authors, feature characters, conflicts, and themes that resonate in our lives. A limited number of books are available at the Circulation desk of the library.  Please call 772-463-2870 to register.

Book discussion schedule: 

Jan. 17 “Girl with a Pearl Earring” by Tracy Chevalier

Jan. 31 “The Shipping News” by Annie Proulx

Feb. 7 “The Pleasing Hour” by Lily King

Feb. 21 “The Help” by Kathryn Stockett

March 7 “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak

March 21 “The Camel Bookmobile” by Masha Hamilton

To learn more about the Martin County Library System, pick up a Library Connection at any Martin County community library, visit  or call 772-221-1403.  For adult, children’s and teen events, click on the Library Newsletter tab on the right-hand menu of the library website for the Online Connection of your choice.




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