The heart of the Reading
Together program is the Discussion Groups. Encourage your friends, neighbors,
fellow students, or co-workers to read the book with you. Organize a discussion
group or join one at an area library.
Discussion Group Resources
Discussion Leader Training
Facilitated by librarians and local experts, this
training will prepare individuals to lead book discussions on Curious Incident.
Attendance at this training will qualify individuals to be on the list of
volunteer discussion leaders available to those local community groups who are
seeking leadership for their Reading Together book discussions. Call (269)
553-7913 for more information or to register.
Enhance your group's understanding and discussion of Curious
Western Michigan University Center for Autism and the
Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency can offer 15-30 minute
presentations about autism spectrum disorders geared to the interest and
abilities of your group's readers. Modules available for elementary, middle and
high school students, as well as adult groups. To request a presenter, email
AutismInfo@kpl.gov at least one week prior to your meeting.
Discussion Group Help
Is there a group I can join?
How can my group discuss the book with another group?
Can we get a trained discussion leader for a group?
My book group will accept new readers to discuss Curious Incident. (CONFUSED) For
help with these concerns, please call (269) 553-7913
Book Club in a Bag
Your group can borrow a
Book Club in a Bag for Reading Together. Each kit holds ten copies of Curious
Incident, plus readers' guides and a sign-out sheet. Kits may be
checked out for two months to eligible KPL resident cardholders, and
organizations throughout the county via special one-time use of a corporate
card. To learn more, call
Outreach Services at (269) 553-7809 or email