Book Discussion Clubs and Services
Want to join a book group? We have those!
Want books for your own book group? We can help!
Library Book Groups
Please take a minute to read the change in policy for Book Discussion Groups
Shelf Awareness – A book group for Adults
We meet once a month on a Tuesday at 3pm to read and discuss a piece of literature, including fiction, non-fiction, biographies, and short stories. Copies of the book are available for check out at the Circulation Desk. Questions? Call 860-447-1411 x3 or email at email@example.com
Tuesday, January 21 - Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
Tuesday, February 18 – Margot by Jillian Cantor
Tuesday, March 18 – Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
Usual Suspects Book Club – A book group for Adults
We meet once a month at 5:30pm to discuss our latest mystery selection. Book Club Selections are chosen at the meeting the month before. Check our event calendar for the latest meeting date. Copies of the book are available for check out at the Circulation Desk. Questions? Call 860-447-1411 x3 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, February 24 – Still Life by Louise Penny
Monday, March 17 – Murphy’s Law by Rhys Bowen
Supper Book Club – A book group for Adults
We meet the second Monday of the month from 5:30 – 7:00 at the library. Book selections are chosen by members a few months ahead of the meeting date. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk. Each month the club chooses a local restaurant that fits the theme of book to order dinner. Menus are available at the Circulation Desk. Beverages are provided by the library. You may also bring your own supper. Questions? Call 860-447-1411 x3 or email email@example.com
Monday, February 10 Flight Behavior: A Novel by Barbara Kingsolver Food from Recovery Room — Set in Appalachia with a theme of climate change, this book is far from being a polemic
Monday, March 10 Loving Frank: A Novel by Nancy Horan Food from Washington Street Cafe– A blend of fact & fiction detailing the love affair between Mamah Cheney and Frank Lloyd Wright that had them both leave their families and flee to Europe, scandalizing Chicago society.
Time Out! Book Club – A book group for busy Moms and Caregivers
Calling busy Moms and caregivers of all ages! In need of some “me-time”? A chance to talk about a book that doesn’t have pop-ups or cardboard pages? Well, join us on the last Friday of every month at 10:30 am for a relaxed, informal discussion in the Community Room. Feel free to bring the kids to play while we chat. Coffee and snacks will be served. Questions? Call 860-447-1411 x3 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, February 28 – The Lover’s Dictionary by David Levithan
Friday, March 28 – Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt
Copies are available now at the Circulation desk with a valid library card.
Pizza & Pages Book Club
The Book Club for Teens and Tweens to get together and talk about a great book over a few slices! Age appropriate selections for kids 10 – 16 years old. Pizza will be provided. Please let us know if you are attending so we can be sure to order plenty of pizza. Meets the third Friday of each month at 4:00 pm.
February 24 – The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
March 21 – Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Rigs
Outside Book Groups
We can get copies of books for your personal book club. Contact Maritza Vargas at 860-447-1411 x6 or by email for more information. Please give us at least 2 weeks to get copies of your book.
You can request books for your book group by filling out the request form.