Chapter Events 2019-2020

wnbaCharlotte 2019-20 PROGRAM CALENDAR

Updates made as they become available. Please check back regularly this season.


Image result for park road shopping centerAnnual Fall Social & Networking Meeting

Monday, September 9, 2019
7:00 – 9:00 PM
Rock Salt, 512 Brandywine Road. Charlotte, NC

Join us for great conversation over good wine at our annual fall get together! Rendezvous with your fellow WNBA Charlotte members over a glass of wine, and please do bring interested friends with you. If you’re a new or potential member, come and meet everyone!


tj booksGreat Group Reads Bookclub, Picks for 2019-20

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Panera Bread, 5940 Fairview Rd., Charlotte, NC

Don’t miss this bookclub meet up, where we review and vote on titles for the next 12 months! Titles will be from the 2019-20 Great Group Reads list (debuting in October). Great Group Reads is a WNBA National initiative where fiction, poetry and memoir titles are read and selected specifically for bookclubs. Manager Kristen Knox will expertly review and summarize the +20 titles to choose from.


img_m2800499aa110th Annual Bibliofeast Book & Author Dinner
Celebrating National Reading Group Month

Monday, October 21, 2019
Cocktails w/the authors: 6:00pm  Dinner: 6:30-8:30pm
Maggiano’s Little Italy, 400 Sharon Rd, Charlotte, NC

Join us for our annual flagship event in celebration of National Reading Group Month! Meet our featured authors and learn more about them and their books. Enjoy great food, wine, and conversation with fellow WNBA members and prospective members. Tickets and author line-up are on sale here. New Pricing for 2019! Members: $55.00 / Non-Members: $70.00 



323188487_5b2900ae86Self-Publishing Panel

Thursday, November 21, 2019
6:00-7:30 PM
Morrison Branch Library, 7015 Morrison Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28211

Back by popular demand – member and Editor of Ayers Edits, Nicole Ayers, will be facilitating an successful self-publishing themed panel. Full details and panel lineup TBA.


NRGM GGR No DateGreat Group Reads Bookclub

Tuesday, December 3rd, 7:00-8:30 PM
Panera Bread, 5940 Fairview Rd., Charlotte

Book for December: The Laurentine Divide by Sarah Stolich (U. of Minnesota Press) Visit our bookclub page to see this and other books picked this year.


raise handsBoard & Committee Chair Meeting
(Members Only)

Monday, December 16th, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Corkscrew Wine Bar
412 West 5th St., Uptown

Our a glass of wine or other preferred drink, we will go over the plans and progress of the 2019-20 calendar year thus far, and plan & brainstorm a bit about events to come. For current members only that are, or wish to join the board or chair a committee.




Annual Book Swap and Potluck (Members Only)

Monday, January 13, 2020, 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Chapter Member residence

A winter get-together! Members, bring books to donate to other members, and pick up fresh new ones. Plus a dish derived from a favored read. All books remaining will be donated to the public library!


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OurBridge Bookdrive 

February 23, 2020, 1:00pm
Park Road Books, 4139 Park Rd., Charlotte

Join chapter members at Park Road Books, where they will be collecting books for ourBRIDGE!

About OurBridge: Ourbridge for Kids is a Charlotte-based nonprofit that supports the  refugee and immigrant community.  They offer homework help, participate in hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering , Arts and Math) projects,  provide one-on-one daily English literacy tutoring in order to accelerate the students’ acquisition of the English language. OurBRIDGE for KIDS aims to close the communication gap between school, teachers and families through the coordination of home visits, translation of school documents, and the organization of literacy nights and cultural events for parents at our center. WISH LIST HERE


tj booksSpring “Meet the Authors” Evening

Monday, March 9, 2020

Park Road Books, 4139 Park Rd., Charlotte, NC

 Join us for a reading and Q&A of three current novelists, who have new books out this spring.


Image result for park road booksGreat Summer Reads (Recommendations from PRB)

May 2020
Park Road Books, 4139 Park Rd, Charlotte, NC

Join us as Sally Brewster, owner of Park Road Books, breaks down the best reads for summer and beyond. Hear about recent and upcoming reads and walk away with a curated list of must-haves. Date and book titles TBA.