Book Discussion Group

Classics Book Discussion Group Reading List

Led by Gretchen Quinn

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
Little BeeChris CleaveSep 11th 2017
10 Years of the Monday Night Book ClubNoneOct 2nd 2017
Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood Alexandra FullerNov 6th 2017
The Shepherd, the Angel and Walter the Christmas DogDave BarryDec 4th 2017
Peace Like a RiverLeif EngertJan 8th 2018
Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanquished Way of Life and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore RooseveltDavid McCulloughFeb 5th 2018
Remarkable Tracy ChevalierMar 5th 2018
The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War Daniel StashowerApr 2nd 2018
The NamesakeJhumpa LahiriMay 7th 2018
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American WestDee BrownJun 4th 2018
RescueAnita ShreveJul 2nd 2018

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
Britt-Marie Was HereFredrik BackmanOct 9th 2017
Zookeeper’s Wife: A War StoryDiane AckermanNov 13th 2017
The HummingbirdStephen KiernanDec 11th 2017
Whole Town’s TalkingFannie FlaggJan 8th 2018
The Summer Before the WarHelen SimonsonFeb 12th 2018
Shanghai GirlsLisa SeeMar 12th 2018
A Spool of Blue ThreadAnne TylerApr 9th 2018
A Gentleman in MoscowAmor TowlesMay 14th 2018
The Readers of Broken Wheel RecommendKatarina BivaldiJun 11th 2018
CommonwealthAnn PatchettJul 9th 2018
The Wright BrothersDavid McCulloughAug 13th 2018

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

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