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Library Book Groups

The library holds 7 monthly book groups.  Books are available at the circulation desk a month before the discussion.  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
Get LitLast Wednesday at 6:30PMEmily Fortin
Matter of Fact Book Group2nd Wednesday at 10AMTopic: Non-fictionAidan Sonia-Bolduc
Pizza & Pages3rd Wednesday at 6PMGrades 7+ with Pizza!Tina Weinberger
Cookbook ClubThroughout the monthVirtual, shared on Facebook & InstagramEmily Fortin

Book Club Schedules

Morning Book Group

March 4, 2021American Marriage by Tayari Jones
April 1, 2021Waking Up White by Debbie Irving
May 6, 2021Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
June 3, 2021A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
July 1, 2021Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
August vacation monthSee you in September!
September 2, 2021Saints for All Occassions by J. Courtney Sullivan
October 7, 2021The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes
November 4, 2021Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
December 2, 2021Where You'll Find Me by Ty Gagne

Afternoon Bookgroup & Evening Bookgroup

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

October 18, 2021Intimations by Zadie Smith
November 16, 2021Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi
December 21, 2021Exhalation by Ted Chiang
January 24, 2022A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
February 28, 2022Becoming Nicole by Amy Ellis Nutt
March 21, 2022TBA
April 18, 2022Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane
May 16, 2022TBA
June 20, 2022Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney


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.

Matter of Fact: Non-Fiction Book Group

The title for the next month is voted on by attendees. You can vote for our next read here.

January 6th, 2021A Better Man by Michael Ian Black
February 10th, 2021At the Edge of Uncertainty by Michael Brooks
March 10th, 2021All That Remains by Sue Black
April 14th, 2021Honeybee Democracy by Thomas Dyer Seeley
May 12th, 2021How to Do Nothing by Jenny Odell
June 9th, 2021Factfulness by Hans Rosling
July 14th, 2021Over the Top by Jonathan Van Ness
August 11th, 2021Garbology by Edward Humes
September 8th, 2021The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein
October 13th, 2021Inferno by Catherine Cho
November 10th, 2021The Republic of Pirates by Colin Woodard

Pizza & Pages

Check the Event Calendar to see the next title.

Cookbook Club

Throughout the month, send in pictures of your dishes created with recipes from the book selected and a small description of your cooking process, how you felt about the recipe, and/or your thoughts on the book. We will share your creations on our social media pages throughout the month. Photos can be sent to Emily at e.fortin@dover.nh.gov, or tag us on Instagram @doverpubliclibrary. Copies of the book will be available to check out at the main circulation desk. Check the Event Calendar to see the next title.