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 2021-22
Sept 2021   Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell
Oct 2021   Circe by Madeline Miller
Nov 2021  The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
Dec 2021  Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Jan 2022  Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Feb 2022  Telex from Cuba by Rachel Kushner
Mar 2022  American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
April 2022   The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui
May 2022    The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
June 2022   Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

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 2021-22
Sept 2021    Black Water by Joyce Carol Oates
Oct 2021   The Panther in the Basement by Amos Oz
Nov 2021    The Grammarians by Cathleen Shine
Dec 2021    Mistletoe Murders by P D James
Jan 2022    The Maids by Junichari Tanizaki
Feb 2022    Department of Speculation by Jenny Offil
Mar 2022    Call for the Dead by John Le Carre
April 2022   Glaciers by Alexis M. Smith
May 2022    Age of Grief by Jane Smiley
June 2022   The Captain and the Glory by Dave Eggers

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