Book Discussion

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.

2018

April 19 -The Underground Railroad - Colson Whitehead

May 17- The Black Echo - Michael Connolly

June 21 - Notes on a Foreign Country - Suzy Hansen

No July and August Meetings

September 20  - Wind, Sand and Stars - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

October 18  - Lincoln in the Bardo - George Saunders

November 15 - Lab Girl - Hope Jahren

December 20  - The Spectator Bird - Wallace Stegner

2019

January  17 The Children Act - Ian McEwan

February  21 The Blackhouse - Peter May

March 21 Before the Fall - Noah Hawley

April 18 The Lock Artist - Steve Hamilton

May 16 -  Killers of the Flower Moon - David Gramm

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.

2018

January 3 – book selection and potluck supper

February 7 - The Goldfinch - Donna Tartt 

March 7 - The Invention of Wings - Sue Monk Kidd

April 4- Everyone Brave is Forgiven – Chris Cleave

May 2 - The Chaperone - Laura Moriarty

June 6 - The River of Kings – Taylor Brown 

September 12 - The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History – John M. Barry 

October 3 - This Is How It Always Is – Laurie Frankel

November 7 - A Gentleman in Moscow – Amor Towles

December 5 - Anything is Possible - Elizabeth Strout

2019

January 2 - book selection and potluck supper

February 6 - The Stranger in the Woods - Michael Finkel

March 6 - The Other Einstein - Marie Benedict

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 (April 2018).

New and Upcoming Titles April 2018

Learn how to start a book club.