Purpose: To provide a forum for persons who love to read the ability to get together to discuss interesting books and other literary works in a relaxed atmosphere.

Benefits to the library:

• To expand adult readership

• To have the library known not just as a place for borrowing books

• To have the library known as a place to meet people

• To provide members with a group setting to view books that have been made into movies

Process

Step 1: Customer will attend the centres at the Conference Room at the Administration Building in the Valley on the last Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

Step 2: Customer will receive books for discussion from the Virgin Gorda Community Library.

Step 3: Library staff engages the customer in enrichment activities at the book sessions.

Method of Applying

In person.

Turn Around Time

Immediately

Additional Notes

• Material to be discussed can be fiction, or non-fiction

• Discussion will be done on any literary work selected by quorum of members at any meeting

• All literary works to be discussed must be easily accessible by all members

• A moderator will be selected at each meeting to monitor discussions for the following meeting.

• Meetings will be held monthly

• Members are expected to read discussion material in its entirety in advance and prepare themselves to discuss it at the next meeting

• Members must make themselves available to attend all meetings unless there is an emergency

• All meetings will start on time

• It’ s okay to disagree, but flaming and or inappropriate behavior and/ or language will not be tolerated

• The authority of the moderator must be expected at all times

• Keep to the topic under discussion, but feel free to introduce information that is relevant to discussion (historical facts, bio details, book background, related topics)

• The authority of the moderator must be expected at all times

• Keep to the topic under discussion, but feel free to introduce information that is relevant to discussion (historical facts, bio details, book background, related topics) ‚Äč

To bring adults to the library on a regular basis

 

Department Contact Information

Library Services

Flemming Street
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110

Business Hours:

Road Town Library
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 1 :00 p.m.

Anegada Community Library
Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 1 :00 p.m.

East End Community Library
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 1 :00 p.m.

Jost Van Dyke Community Library
Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Virgin Gorda Community Library
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

 

Email Address: dlibraryservices@gov.vg

Road Town Library - 1(284) 468-9750
Fax: 1(284) 468-3495

Anegada Community Library - 1(284) 495-9464
East End Community Library - 1(284) 468-6128
Jost Van Dyke Community Library - 1(284) 495-9054
Virgin Gorda Community Library - 1(284) 468-6534