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Library Book Groups

 

Usual Suspects Book Club – A book group for Adults

We meet once a month at 5:30 pm 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  ktreadwell@plnl.org

Upcoming Selections:

Monday, November 21: Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler.

Monday, December 19: Hercule Poirot’s Christmas by Agatha Christie.

Monday, January 23: Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin

 

Supper Book Club – A book group for Adults

The group meets the second  Monday of the  month from  5:30 pm – 7:00 pm at the library.  Selections are chosen by members a few months before the meeting date.  Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk  a month before the meeting.  Each month the club chooses a local restaurant that fits the theme of book, and dinner is ordered and delivered to the library.    Menus are available at the Circulation Desk.  Beverages are provided by the library. You may also bring your own supper.  Questions?  This group does not meet in July or August. Call 860-447-1411 x3 or email  smaryeski@plnl.org       

Upcoming Selections:                                                                                                                       

Monday, November 14: Gift from the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindberg

Monday, December 12 : Briar Rose by Jane Yolen

 

Mortal Beings: a Book Club on aging and end of life issues 

A new book group is forming to talk about the difficult issues of aging and end of life. The group meets from  6:00 pm – 7:30 pm at the library.  Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk  a month before the meeting.  Questions?  Call 860-447-1411 x3 or email  smaryeski@plnl.org       

Upcoming Selections:                                                                                                                       

Monday, November 29: Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End  by Atul Gawande

 

 

Pizza and Pages Book Club

This is our book club just for teens!  Once a month, we will read a book and then meet to discuss it over a slice of pizza!  The book club meets at 4:00 pm. 

Upcoming Selections:     

Tuesday, November 15: Looking For Alaska by John Green

Tuesday, December 20: Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

 

Nutmeg Readers Book Club

This is our newest book club just for kids!  Come discuss a Nutmeg Nominee book and do a related activity with Ms. Ty. Please call or visit the Children’s Room to register. Copies of the book will be available for check out. Open to children in grades 4th to 6th. The book club meets at 4:15 pm. 

Upcoming Selections:     

Tuesday, December 27: Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd

 

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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.