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Next Chapter Book Club

DIS NEXT CHAPTER BOOK CLUB

What is the DIS Next Chapter Book Club?

  • Adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities reading and learning, making friends, and enjoying a fun community gathering place.

How does it work?

  • Members meet weekly for one hour at local bookstores, coffee shops and cafes to read and discuss a book of their choosing.

Who can participate?

  • Anyone ages 14-23 can participate, no matter their reading or ability level.

Who leads the book clubs?

  • Trained volunteers facilitate each group. They include students, parents, retirees, people with disabilities, and various community members.

Why join the Next Chapter Book Club?

  • NCBC members improve literacy skills, make friends, take part in the community, and have a lot of fun doing it!

To sign up as a member of a DIS NCBC, click here.
If you have any questions, or  want more information about the DIS NCBC, email us.
To learn more about volunteering with DIS NCBC click here.