Book Clubs

Adult Book Discussion Group

First Thursday of the month @ 2:00 p.m. (Unless otherwise noted on events calendar)

Drop by our long-running, monthly book discussion group for lively and stimulating conversation. Some of our previous titles include Love and Summer by William Trevor, Molokai by Alan Brennert, and Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility. This book club now meets via Zoom. To register, please visit our events calendar.

Titles for 2023-24
SEPT 7: Beyond That, The Sea by Laura Spence-Ash (Author Interview with Pennington Public Library)
OCT 5: The River by Peter Heller
NOV 2: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Frye by Rachel Joyce
DEC 7: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
JAN 4: The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict
FEB 1: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green
MAR 7: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
APR 4: Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed by Lori Gottlieb
MAY 2: The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston
JUN 6: True Biz by Sara Nović

Please Note: Titles not found in library collection may be obtained via Interlibrary Loan.

Too-Busy-for-Books Book Club

Second Tuesday of the month @ 7:30 p.m. (Unless otherwise noted on events calendar)

Designed for people who barely find enough time to breathe, this book club reads only one short work per month. The group meets from September through June. Please e-mail if you are interested in joining.

Titles for 2023-24
SEPT 12: Ghost Summer: Stories by Tananarive Due – Gracetown section
OCT 10: The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo
NOV 14: Pnin by Vladimir Nabokov
DEC 12: Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan
JAN 9: Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson
FEB 13: Three Rings: A Tale of Exile, Narrative, and Fate by Daniel Mendelsohn
MAR 12: Galatea by Madeline Miller and Galatea Interactive Fiction piece by Emily Short
APR 9: The Crane Husband by Kelly Barnhill
MAY 14:  The Hero of this Book by Elizabeth McCraken
JUN 11: The Red Notebook by Antoine Laurain

Please Note: Titles not found in library collection may be obtained via Interlibrary Loan.