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Open Books Project

 

The Open Books Project was a Small Press Distribution program to reach out to seniors by supporting book groups.

From 2011 through 2013 several book groups took place in three Marin County libraries and in a community center in Mill Valley.  Open Books continues whenever people get in touch with SPD and want to plan a book group or reading group.  For more information about the groups or to create your own book group please contact SPD at laura@spdbooks.org

In 2015 SPD is partnering with Oakland Public Library and novelist Jacqueline Luckett to bring "Open Books" book clubs to Oakland in the form of the Last Friday Book Club.

Go to PHOTOS AND DOCUMENTS from the events!

This pilot project recognized that the growing population of highly literate seniors (and others) in California (and elsewhere) would benefit from guided access to SPD's independently published books. The Open Books Project provides facilitators, supporting materials and free SPD books for everyone participating in the program.

"Open Books" Reading Guides

 

Singing Bones

<Singing Bones READING GUIDE>

Let The Water Hold Me Down

<Let The Water Hold Me Down READING GUIDE>

The Shyster's Daughter

<The Shyster's Daughter READING GUIDE>

The Junk Dealer's Daughter

<The Junk Dealer's Daughter READING GUIDE>

Dune Child

<Dune Child READING GUIDE>

Border Of A Dream

<Border Of A Dream READING GUIDE>

The Road, And Nothing More

<The Road, And Nothing More READING GUIDE>

 Ashes In Love

 <Ashes In Love READING GUIDE (En Español)>

 Ashes In Love

<Ashes In Love READING GUIDE>

Only What We Could Carry 

<Only What We Could Carry READING GUIDE>

Platicas de mi barrio
<The Old Whitaker Place READING GUIDE>

Platicas de mi barrio
<Platicas de Mi Barrio READING GUIDE (En Español)>

Welcome To Miami, Doctor Leal
<Welcome to Miami, Doctor Leal READING GUIDE>

AUN
<Aún READING GUIDE (En Español)>

Still Another Day
<Still Another Day READING GUIDE (English)>

Khirbet Khizeh
<Khirbet Khizeh READING GUIDE>

I'Jaam
<I'Jaam READING GUIDE>

 

"Open Books" Project Made Possible By

 

 

Haas

 

 

City of Berkeley

 

 

CAC

 



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