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Library Book Groups

The library holds 6 monthly book groups.  Books are available at the circulation desk a month before the discussion.  Great Books Discussion Group texts can be found online at Project Gutenberg.  Get Lit books are available as ebook downloads on Hoopla.

Morning Book Group1st Thursday at 10AMSusan Dunker
Afternoon Book Group3rd Monday at 3PMDenise Lafrance
Evening Book Group3rd Monday at 6:30PMDenise Lafrance
Great Books Discussion Group

1st Sunday at 2PM
Fridays at 1 in the summer

Topic: Friendship and CommunityJohn Moore
Get LitLast Wednesday at 6:30PMAt Blue LatitudesEmily Fortin
Pizza & Pages3rd Wednesday at 6PMGrades 7+ with Pizza!Denise Lafrance

Book Club Schedules

Morning Book Group

December 5, 2019Never Caught by Erica Armstrong Dunbar
January 2, 2020Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery
February 6, 2020Exit West by Moshin Hamid
March 5, 2020Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel
April 2, 2020The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
May 7, 2020Where You’ll Find Me by Ty Gagne
June 4, 2020The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
July 2, 2020Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
August vacation monthSee you in September!
September 3, 2020Saint Mazie by Jami Attenberg
October 1, 2020Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
November 5, 2020Salt Houses by Hala Alyan
December 3, 2020The Alice Network by Kate Quinn

Afternoon Bookgroup

Evening Bookgroup

The Afternoon and Evening Bookgroups read the same book each month.  Come at either time.

December 16, 2019Salt Houses by Hala Alyan
January 13, 2020Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
February 19, 2020A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline
March 16, 2020Saint Mazie by Jami Attenberg
April 20, 2020TBA
May 18, 2020To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey
June 15, 2020Stranger in the Woods: the extraordinary story of the North Pond Hermit by Michael Finkel

Great Books Discussion Group

Great Books Discussion Group texts can be found online at Project Gutenberg.

January 2020

Homer: The Iliad, Book 1 (17 pages)

Sappho: "Ode to Aphrodite" (1 page)

Februrary 2020

Aeschylus

Oresteia - The Eumenides  (36 pages)

March 2020

Plato

The Republic - Book III, 386a - 398b3  (13 pages)

April 2020

Aristotle

Poetics - Ch. 12-18, 23-26  (18 pages)

May 2020

Horace

The Art of Poetry (13 pages)

Ode 15 from First Books of Odes (1 page)

June 2020

Ovid's Metamorphoses

Ajax & Ulysses and the Arms of Achilles  (13 pages)

July 2020

Wordsworth

Preface to Lyric Ballads  (30 pages)

August 2020

Wordsworth

"Lines Composed Above Tintern Abbey"  (5 pages)

September 2020

Edna St. Vincent Millay

"Renascence," "When the Year Grows Old,"

"The Ballad of the Harp Weaver"  (8 pages)

October 2020

Sarah Orne Jewett

"An Autumn Holiday"   (14 pages)

November 2020

Robert Frost

"Two Witches"  (7 pages)

December 2020

John Greenleaf Whittier

"Snow Bound"  (6 pages)

Get Lit

The title for the next month is chosen during the discussion.  Check the Event Calendar to see the next title.  These titles are available as ebook downloads through Hoopla.

Pizza & Pages

March 13, 2019Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
April 17, 2019Ruins of Gorland—Ranger’s Apprentice  by John Flanagan