Honoring the 100 year fight for the right to vote and celebrating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment, we announce the launch of our Glenview Women's club August 18, 2020.
Meet Our Moderator, Julie Buzza
The 2020-2021 school year will be my 21st year in education. After two years of teaching in Battle Creek, Michigan, I moved to Chicago Public Schools and taught for six years at Robert Healy.
In 2007, I started at NBJH as a 7th grade core language arts teacher. For four years I served as the junior high's literacy coach, and then I decided to return to the classroom- which I love! After a few years as a 7th grade advanced language arts teacher, I decided to make the move to 6th grade core language arts. After three years in 6th grade, I have moved into this new role as an elective teacher. I am looking forward to teaching all three grade levels in the junior high and to adding more literacy experiences for our students to compliment the standards addressed in the language arts classes.
I am a graduate of Eastern Michigan University and National-Louis University. I renewed my National Board certification in 2015 and earned my Apple Teacher certification in 2019.
When does book club meet?
Meeting Dates – 1st Thursday of every OTHER month. 2020-2021 dates are Oct 1, Dec 3, Feb 4, April 1, June 3.
Meeting Times – 7-8pm.
Meeting Location – depending on Covid-19 restrictions, we will do either in person (hosted at different member’s homes) or on Zoom or a combination of both.
What kind of books do you choose ?
The theme of the club this year is activism so most of the books will have that narrative and most will be stories of women. The style of book is narrative nonfiction.
What is narrative nonfiction?
Also known as creative or literary nonfiction, narrative nonfiction is a genre of nonfiction in which factual matter is presented in a narrative style using literary techniques... Although creative nonfiction authors craft their stories artfully, they are still obligated to ensure that what they say is true.
What is the intent of the club?
The spirit of the club is to read and discuss. While there might be a beverage nearby, this club is focused on lively discussion and education of a topic.
How big is the club?
The book club is open to all paid members and there is no limit of members. However, in order for the discussion to be productive, we are limiting the discussion group to 20. Please RSVP on the upcoming event listing to reserve your spot.
How do I sign up?
Fill out the "join now" link below to be on the book club roster. This is a rolling enrollment, so no pressure to attend each book club. Read at your leisure, join discussion of you have the time and happy reading.
Where do I get the books?
We will provide links to purchase. We are working closely with the Glenview Library and they will have books on hand/reserved for our club to check out. Members may also share books since there is 60 days between meetings.
How do we choose the books we are reading?
Julie Buzza, our book club moderator, will select the first book and then subsequent books will be added after input from the membership sign up forms submitted below.
Who is the contact?
Julie Buzza at JulieBuzza@gmail.com.