Meg Schmidt, a lifetime reader and enthusiastic advocate of book groups, holds degrees from Gettysburg College and Trinity College. During her professional days, she taught high school English and owned and managed a book store. She and her husband have been residents of the Upper Valley for six years and are active participants in OSHER@Dartmouth.
Course Title: Summertime Book Group: Exploring Four Intriguing Works of Fiction
"Fabulous books, and Meg is a great leader."
"Meg used provocative questions to initiate discussions. She was accepting of all comments which encouraged lively discussions. She always opened the class with giving biographical information about the author."
Course Title: Summertime Book Group: Exploring Four Little, But Mighty, Works of Fiction
"Bringing a group together, who didn't know each other, is a skill. Meg was able to draw out class members."
"Meg is superb at facilitating discussions, she is a learner herself and followed up each class with previews of the next sessions."
"We had dedicated book lovers in the class who in a relaxed manner offered comments, feelings, reactions about characters etc. about each book."