Book Discussion Group

Classics Book Discussion Group Reading List

Led by Jess Alloggia and Sarah Filiberto

The Classics Book Discussion Group meets the last Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m.

Reading List
TitleAuthorDiscussion Date
The Call of the WildJack LondonJan 25th 2017
The Screwtape LettersC.S. LewisFeb 22nd 2017
BelovedToni MorrisonMar 29th 2017
Journey to the Center of the EarthJules VerneApr 26th 2017
A Tale of Two CitiesCharles DickensMay 31st 2017
The Wind in the WillowsKenneth GrahameJun 28th 2017
Winesburg, Ohio Sherwood AndersonJul 26th 2017
East of EdenJohn SteinbeckAug 30th 2017
A Tree Grows in BrooklynBetty SmithSep 27th 2017
FrankensteinMary ShelleyOct 25th 2017
How Green Was My ValleyRichard LlewellynNov 29th 2017
The Glass MenagerieTennessee WilliamsDec 20th 2017
The Heart is a Lonely HunterCarson McCullersJan 31st 2018

Discussion books are available at the Information Desk prior to each meeting. Registration is NOT required.

Thursday Evening Book Discussion Group

Led by Gretchen Quinn

Meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m.

Reading List
TitleAuthorDiscussion Date
Isaac's StormErik LarsonSep 15th 2016
A Time to KillJohn GrishamOct 20th 2016
This is Where I Leave You (Book to Movie)Jonathan TropperNov 17th 2016
Where'd You Go BernadetteMaria SempleDec 15th 2016
Prague WinterMadeleine AlbrightJan 19th 2017
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (Book to Movie)John BerendtFeb 16th 2017
All the Stars in the HeavensAdriana TrigianiMar 16th 2017
I am MalalaMalala YousafzaiApr 20th 2017

Discussion books are available at the Information Desk prior to each meeting. Registration is NOT required.

Not Just For Teens Reading List

Led by Christina Getrost

Are you a middle school or high school teacher or librarian? Or an adult with an appreciation for titles like 'The Fault in our Stars', 'Divergent', or 'Thirteen Reasons Why'? If any of the above applies to you, then this is your club! Starting in September, join us on the first TUESDAY of each month at 7 p.m. to talk about some excellent young adult books. Call 330-688-3295, ext. 4 for more information. We look forward to seeing you!

Reading List
TitleAuthorDiscussion Date
The Scorpio RacesMaggie StiefvaterSep 1st 2015
The Impossible Knife of MemoryLaurie Halse AndersonOct 6th 2015
The Fifth WaveRichard YanceyNov 3rd 2015
Holiday Party & Book SelectionNom De PlumeDec 1st 2015

Discussion books are available at the Information Desk prior to each meeting.

Tuesday Evening Book Discussion Group Reading List

Led by Amy Garrett

Evening book discussions are on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. except in November & December when meetings will be on the third & second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. & 6 p.m. respectively.

NOTE: All meetings will be held in the Conference Room on the first floor and begin at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Reading List
TitleAuthorDiscussion Date
NightingaleKristin HannahJan 24th 2017
My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's SorryFredrik BackmanFeb 28th 2017
UprisingMargaret Peterson HaddixMar 28th 2017
Summit LakeCharlie DonleaApr 25th 2017
Short Bus: a Journey Beyond NormalJonathan MooneyMay 23rd 2017
Seventh Most Important ThingShelley PearsallJun 27th 2017
Real Food / Fake Food: Why You Don’t Know What You’re EatingLarry OlmsteadJul 25th 2017
Billion-Dollar Ball: a Journey Through The Big Money Culture of College FootballGilbert GaulAug 22nd 2017
Small Great ThingsJodi PicoultSep 26th 2017
Underground RailroadColson WhiteheadOct 24th 2017
German GirlArmando CorreaNov 14th 2017
Holiday PartyBook SelectionDec 12th 2017

Discussion books are available at the Information Desk prior to each meeting. Registration is NOT required.

Monday Evening Book Discussion Group Reading List

Led by Jess Alloggia

Meets the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m.

Reading List
TitleAuthorDiscussion Date
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin OlympicsDaniel James BrownSep 12th 2016
Mademoiselle ChanelC.W. GortnerOct 3rd 2016
Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy DaughterKate Clifford LarsonNov 7th 2016
The 13th Gift: A True Story of a Christmas MiracleJoanne Huist SmithDec 5th 2016
Inside the O'BriensLisa GenovaJan 9th 2017
No Better Friend: One Man, One Dog and Their Extraordinary Story of Courage and Survival in WWII Robert WeintraubFeb 6th 2017
The Witch of Blackbird PondElizabeth George SpeareMar 6th 2017
The Revenant: A Novel of RevengeMichael PunkeApr 3rd 2017
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the LusitaniaErik LarsonMay 1st 2017
A Sudden LightGarth SteinJun 5th 2017
The Sound of GlassKaren WhiteJul 3rd 2017
If I StayGayle FormanAug 7th 2017

Discussion books are available at the Information Desk prior to each meeting. Registration is NOT required.

Daytime Discussion Group Reading List

Led by Chris Caccamo

The Daytime Discussion Group meets the second Monday of each month.
There are two groups, one meets at 10 a.m. and the other at 2 p.m.

The summer session of this group meets in June, July and August.

Reading List
TitleAuthorDiscussion Date
Me Before YouJojo MoyesNov 16th 2015
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar ChildrenRansom RiggsDec 14th 2015
Devil in the White CityErik LarsonJan 11th 2016
The Language of FlowersVanessa DiffenbaughFeb 8th 2016
Saint MaizeJami AttenbergMar 14th 2016
NightbirdAlice HoffmanApr 11th 2016
Daughter of TimeJosephine TeyMay 9th 2016
Age of MiraclesKaren Thompson WalkerJun 13th 2016
Invention of WingsSue Monk KiddJul 11th 2016
To Kill a MockingbirdHarper LeeAug 8th 2016
Go Set a WatchmanHarper LeeOct 10th 2016
A Man Called Ove: A NovelFredrik BackmanNov 14th 2016
And You Know You Should Be Glad: A True Story of LifeLong FriendshipBob GreeneDec 12th 2016
All the Light We Cannot SeeAnthony DoerrJan 9th 2017
A Touch of StardustKate AlcottFeb 13th 2017
Everything I Never Told YouCeleste NgMar 13th 2017
The Sun Also RisesErnest HemingwayApr 10th 2017
Before the FallNoah HawleyMay 8th 2017
The Woman in the PhotoMary HoganJun 19th 2017
The Life We BuryAllen EskensJul 10th 2017
The Boys in the BoatDaniel BrownAug 14th 2017

Discussion books are available at the Information Desk prior to each meeting. Registration is NOT required.

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