Why Not YA? Book Club (Registration required)
Every six weeks on a Wednesday (Oct. 5, Nov. 16, Dec. 28)
Ages 13+ and adults
Interested in the latest and greatest in young adult literature? This group is for you! Open to teens 13+ and adults, we will read and discuss a YA book every six weeks. Books will be available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring ideas of YA books you'd like to read with the group! December's book is Unwind by Neil Shusterman. Contact Marissa Antosh, Senior Youth Services Librarian, with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday Evening Non-Fiction Book Discussion Group
Spend an enjoyable evening at the Library with people who are passionate about reading. Formerly the History Book Discussion Group, this group now reads a variety of non-fiction titles and meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month @ 7pm.
Tuesday Afternoon Group
Spend an enjoyable Tuesday afternoon at the library with people who share similar interests. This is a general book discussion group that explores a variety of contemporary and retrospective fiction as well as selected non-fiction titles. This group meets at 1:30 p.m. on the 1st Tuesday of each month and is facilitated by Tamara Dalton. The September meeting is postponed to Sept.16th due to scheduling conflicts. New members are always welcome to attend.
October 4, 2016 The Physik Book of Deliverance Dane, by Katherine Howe
October 18, 2016 I have planned a very fun field trip for us to Salem, MA to see and learn about some of the sights and history in Howe's novel while we have a guided walking tour around Salem. More INFO
November 1, 2016 Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen, by Mary Norris (Nonfiction)
December 6, 2016 Everyone Brave is Forgiven, by Chris Cleve
January 3, 2017 The Light Between Oceans, by M.L. Steadman (with DVD screening before meeting)
February 7, 2017 The Bell Jar, by Sylvia Plath
March 7, 2017 The Darling Ladies of Lowell, by Kate Alcott (with FT to Lowell Mills)
April 4, 2017 The Zookeeper's Wife, by Diane Ackerman (with FT to movie theater to see movie)
Developed by the Foreign Policy Association, the Great Decisions Discussion Program is designed to bring millions of Americans together in study groups to discuss, debate and learn about compelling issues of the day. Prepare for the discussion by viewing a short video, read a few brief articles, then discuss and debate timely national & international issues. Usually meets on the third thursday of the month.