Both groups are Currently meeting via Zoom. If you are not already on the email list for one of our Discussion groups and need a meeting invitation send an email to WPLprograms@yahoo.com.


LUNCHTIME BOOK DISCUSSION

All are welcome to come to any session; no registration necessary. The books for discussion are available at the Circulation Desk the month before the scheduled discussion. The group meets the third Thursday of the month at noon (12 pm). Feel free to bring your lunch. Books chosen for discussion have been nominated or won a book award.

2021

  • September 16 – Plot Against America – Philip Roth
  • October 21 – Washington Black – Esi Edugyan
  • November 18 – Interior Chinatown – Charles Yu
  • December 16 – The Friend – Sigrid Nunez
  • January 20 – Recursion – Blake Crouch
  • February 17 – The Book Thief – Markus Zuzak
  • March 17 – White Tiger – Aravind Adiga
  • April 21 – The Topeka School – Ben Lerner
  • May 19 – The Dutch House – Ann Patchett
  • June 16 – The Book of Lost Friends – Lisa Wingate

EVENING BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

All are welcome to come to any session; no registration necessary. The books for discussion are available at the Circulation Desk the month before the schedule discussion. The group meets the first Wednesday of the month at 7 pm.

2021

  • February 3 – Book Woman of Troublesome Creek – Kim Michele Richardson
  • March 3 – Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish
  • April 7- Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
  • May 5 – A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende
  • June 2 – Quichotte by Salman Rushdie
  • July – No Meeting
  • August – No Meeting
  • September 1 – Becoming by Michelle Obama
  • October 6 – The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen by Hendrik Groen
  • November 3 – Pale Horse, Pale Rider by Katherine Ann Porter
  • December 2 – Ghostbread by Sonja Livingston
Books are available at the Check Out Desk. Adults and teens are welcome to join.

BOOK DISCUSSION KITS

Everything you need to lead a great book discussion! Each kit contains:

  • 8 copies of a title
  • 8 book discussion guides
    • Information about the book and author
    • Questions for discussion
    • Information for further reading

Book discussion kit book summaries (September 2020).

Learn how to start a book club.