Reading as Self-Expression: Your personal good book

In the constant flux of external uncertainties, one of the ways we anchor ourselves is through a practise we all picked up as a child - READING.

Reading provides us with lessons and wisdom to adapt to changes, allowing us to express ourselves via the perspective and voice of the author.

As we go through life experiencing different phases of growth, a book is only a good book when it speaks to us at the right moment, giving us the key to unlock the door right in front of us.

What is YOUR good book at this moment in life?

Join us in this ‘show and tell’ session where everyone brings a book and shares how the lessons from the book collide with and impact your life at this moment.

How does this session work?
We welcome everyone who loves to read, learn and connect to join this session. Everyone is welcome to share a book (can be a physical book or an e-book) that helps you to express yourself/ inspires you.

How much does it cost?
We hope to support the community during this time while covering the cost of running each event. Thus, we have created a few tiers of the contributions that you can choose based on your capacity. Any amount you contribute will be a huge motivation for us to keep producing quality contents!

RM 5 (this will help us cover the platform fee)
RM 15 (treat the facilitator a cup of coffee)
RM 25 (the extra will make new projects possible!)

Please register by: 12th June (Fri) 5pm
We will email you the Zoom link a day prior to the session!

2.20 - 2.30pm: Virtual registration
2.30 - 2.50pm: Start + Ice breaker
2.50 - 3.30pm: Breakout discussion 1 + Group Sharing
3.30 - 3.40pm: Sharing by facilitator
3.40 - 4.15pm: Breakout discussion 2 + Group Sharing
4.15 - 4.30pm: Wrap-Up and Group Harvest

Who should join?
Anyone who is open to share, eager to learn, and happy to meet new people (especially book lovers!).

Lionel Tan, the library curator of Mano Thinking magazine Library. A person who loves reading, tea making and plants.

Own Your Story (OYS) is a community-run platform that cultivates personal development and human connection through 'fun, explorative and experiential' activities. Our mission is to create a safe space that empowers self-expression, exploration and growth, building authentic human connection in the process.

Mano Thinking is the first magazine library in KL downtown that provides this urban city a reading space. We hope to promote reading in this city, in conjunction with lifestyle and home living, to spur an alternative of reading experience.
Sat Jun 13, 2020
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM MYT
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