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

January 18 – Secret Scripture  - Sebastion Barry

February 15 - Commonwealth - Ann Patchett 

March 15 - The Accidental Tourist - Anne Tyler

April 19 -The Underground Railroad - Colson Whitehead

May 17- The Black Echo - Michael Connolly

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 (January 2018).

Learn how to start a book club.