New location/time for book club?|
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Barnes & Noble has cancelled their "outreach" program, including all their book clubs. While they haven't told us to get out of the store, they are not providing any support.
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At dinner last night we have talked about some possible alternatives, and I'd like to get a sense of people's preferences, before we go ahead and commit to a new location/time, beginning with the December 14 meetings.
Briefly, some of the alternatives, with pros/cons:
1-UT library (but we need to check if we can reserve space; campus access is usually limited).
2-Downtown library (currently my favorite, but it would mean earlier meetings, since it is open 1-5 on Sundays).
3-People's houses, on rotation (but few people can host, also not a public place).
4-Coffee houses (but we've tried that before, not easy for a large group like ours).
5-Candy Factory (advantage of having all our meetings there, but it would have to shift to 10am...).
5-Restaurants (same problem as coffee houses, plus I don't think having dinner around a large table is conducive to discussion).
Please, let me know your thoughts asap (this week!) at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Posted by mpigliucci
Nov. 10, 2003