We offer a few separate book discussion groups each month.
New members are always welcome. Come once or as many times as you wish.
Discussion titles are available at the checkout desk. They may also be available on CD, or as a digital audiobook or eBook via OverDrive. Search our catalog, or ask our Reference staff for assistance 978-921-6062 (6066 for Farms) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Main Library – Evening: held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 7:30-9 PM
Questions about this group? Contact Matthew at email@example.com.
June 18: Hard Times by Charles Dickens
July 16: In Search of Mary Shelley by Fiona Sampson
August 20: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
September 17: Queen Victoria’s Matchmaking: The Royal Marriages That Shaped Europe by Deborah Cadbury
October 15: The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
November 19: Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant by Ulysses S. Grant
December 17: House of Names by Colm Toibin
- Main Library – LGBTQ: held on the 3rd Monday of the month from 7-8:30 PM
Questions about this group? Contact Ona at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested in past LGBTQ book group titles? We’ve got a list of our picks.
June 17: Borderlands/La Frontera by Gloria Anzaldua
July 15: My Real Children by Jo Walton
August 19: The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater
September 16: M. Butterfly by David Henry Hwang
October 21: Darling Days by iO Tillett Wright
November 18: The Epic of Gilgamesh
December 16: Oranges are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson
- Main Library – Books & Brews: held on the 4th Wednesday of the month from 6:30-8 PM
Meeting location: The Indo, 298 Cabot Street
Registration required. Must be 21+. To register stop by the Reference Desk or call us at 978-921-6062.
Questions about this group? Contact Lisa at email@example.com.
June 26: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Register Online Here
July 24: The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
August 28: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
September 25: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
October 23: The Outsider by Stephen King
November 20: Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
December 18: Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore
- Main Library – Pizza Book Club (Teens: grades 6-12): held twice a trimester from 3:45-4:45 PM.
Registration required. Check the teens page for details.
Questions about this group? Contact Meghan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 5: American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang Register Online Here
- Farms Branch: held on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 7-8:30 PM
Questions about this group? Contact Dorothea at email@example.com.
June 20: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
July 18: Rocket Boys by Homer Hickman
August 15: Where’d You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple
September 19: Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
October 17: Circe by Madeline Miller
November 21: All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung
December 19: The Library Book by Susan Orlean
- Farms Branch – Short Story: held quarterly on Tuesdays from 7:30-8:30 PM
Questions about this group? Contact Martha at firstname.lastname@example.org
July 23: The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
October 22: Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage: Stories by Alice Munro
January 28, 2020: Tenth of December by George Saunders
April 28, 2020: Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri