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Book Groups 2024

The Daytime Book Group Is Currently Meeting Both in Person and via Zoom

Our Evening Book Group begins again Thursday, January 25, 6:00 PM, with a discussion of Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver.

Daytime Book Group

All discussions are at the library at 3:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month.  

Join us! No need to buy the book, we have copies available for check out. Call 743-1400 if you would like a book set aside for you.

January 22:  Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
February 26: Five Thousand Days Like this One by Jane Brox
March 25: Remarkably Beautiful Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt
April 22: This Other Eden by Paul Harding


January 23:  The Pioneers by David McCullough
February 27: House of Sticks by Ly Tran
March 27:  Horse by Geraldine Brooks
April 24: Remember by Lisa Genova
May 22:  Our Missing Hearts by Celeste Ng
June 26: Voices by David Elliott
September 25: Foster by Claire Keegan
October 23: Good Morning, Monster by Catherine Gildiner
November 27: Imperfect Birds by Anne Lamott
December 18: Tom Lake by Ann Patchett

January 24: Unorthodox by Deborah Feldman
February 28: The Hundred Year Marathon by Michael Pillsbury
March 28: Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner

April 25: Bewilderment by Richard Powers
May 23: Eighty Days by Matthew Goodman
June 27: House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
September 26: A Town Called Solace by Mary Lawson
October 24: A Man for All Seasons by R. Bolt
November 28: Great Harry by Carolly Erickson


Recent Discussions:

January 25: The Splendid Outcast by Beryl Markham
February 22: Harry's Trees by Jon Cohen
March 22: The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
April 26: The Night Portrait by Laura Morelli
May 24: The Bear by Andrew Krivak

June 28: Zorrie by Laird Hunt
October 25: Crow Lake by Mary Lawson
November 22: The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
December 27: Lightning Strike by William Kent Krueger


October 26, 2020:  The Red Address Book by Sonia Lundberg
November 23:  The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson

December (date TBD): The Tiger by John Vaillant

2019 :
January 24, 2019:  The Outermost House by Henry Beston
February 28:  Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan
March 28:  Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver
April 22:  Hunger by Roxanne Gay
May 20: And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
June 24:  Plainsong by Kent Haruf