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 2022-23
SEPT 1:  Call Me Athena by Colby Cedar Smith
OCT 6:  The Storied Life of AJ Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
NOV 3:  Isaac’s Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History by Erik Larson
DEC 1: The Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak
JAN 5:  The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
FEB 2:  The Sentence by Louise Erdrich
MAR 2:  Architect of Courage by Victoria Weisfeld
APR 6:  The Bridge on the Drina by Ivo Andric
MAY 4:   The Invention of Miracles by Katie Booth
JUN 1:  The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo

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 now meets September through June via Zoom invitation. Please e-mail kfriedlich@penningtonlibrary.org if you are interested in joining.

Titles for 2022-23
SEPT 13:  The Captain and the Glory by Dave Eggers
OCT 10:  Who Will Run the Frog Hospital by Lori Moore
NOV 8:  The Office of Historical Corrections by Danielle Evans
DEC 13:  The 39 Steps by John Buchan
JAN 10:  Winter in Sokcho by Elisa Shia Dusapin
FEB 14:  Cane by Jean Toomer
MAR 14:  Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot
APR 11:   The Driver’s Seat by Muriel Spark
MAY 9:  Every Heart A Doorway by Seanan McGuire
JUN 13:  The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova Bailey

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