This group meets on the second Monday of every other month at 6:00 pm. Discussion leaders Joanne Gaither and Robin Terzi will guide participants through the exciting world of contemporary fiction.
May 8 – The Girls by Emma Cline
This group meets monthly on the third Tuesday from September – June at 7:00 pm. Facilitator John Dolan leads participants on a discussion of recent nonfiction titles related to foreign affairs and economics.
May 16 – Japan Restored: How Japan Can Reinvent Itself and Why This Is Important For America and the World by Clyde Prestowitz
Sponsored by the Friends of Greenwich Library, this group meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 1pm, September–June. Facilitator Susan Boyar leads participants through both classic and contemporary literature. Open to all.
May 9 – Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
June 13 – Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer (Rescheduled from Tuesday, March 14 due to the inclement weather.)
Great Books meets monthly on the first Thursday of every month at 9:00 am in the Jewel to discuss the classics. Facilitator: Steve Boies (203) 554-5785.
May 4 – The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy
The Next Chapter Book Club offers people with developmental disabilities (DD) to read and learn together, talk about books, and make friends in a relaxed, community setting. The club currently meets at the Community Center (http://ccigreenwich.org) on 61 E Putnam Avenue in Greenwich with occasional meetings at Greenwich Library, as well as occasional field trips. Meetings are usually the first Monday of the month between 7-8 pm. Facilitator: Ed Morrissey
Meets monthly on Wednesdays at 4:00 pm. A pre-registered program for children in grades 2 and 3 who are reading independently. Join us for a book discussion, fun activities and a snack. Register and pick up a copy of the book at the Children’s Room desk. For more information call 203-622-7940.
May 3 – The Magician’s Boy by Susan Cooper
Meets monthly on Thursdays at 4:30 pm. A pre-registered program for grades 4 to 6. Join us for a book discussion, snacks and activities. Register and pick up a copy of the book at the Children’s Room desk. For more information, please call 203-622-7940.
May 4 – The White Giraffe by Lauren St. John
Middle School Book Club is for literature fans in grades 6-8. Register for the program and pick up a copy of this month’s book at the 2nd floor reference desk.
Starting in 2017, the Middle School Book Club is taking a break. Check back this summer for more details. Call Margaret Walsh at 203-622-7915 for more information.
Byram Shubert Library Book Groups
September – January, meets every second Thursday at 5:00pm. The Proust Group is co-sponsored by Alliance Francaise, Greenwich. Presenter: Fereshteh Priou.
Cos Cob Library Book Groups
Book Wizards is a book club for 4th-6th graders and meets one Monday each month from 5:30-6:30pm, pizza included! Registration required. Facilitator: Jeanne Altman.
Eddie Red Undercover by Marcia Wells
Meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm year round. The group discusses popular fiction and nonfiction. Facilitator: Judy Berg.
May 4 – Citizens of London by Lynne Olson
June 1 – A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
July 5 – The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman
August 2 – The Summer Guest by Alison Anderson
September 7 – Old School by Tobias Wolff
October 5 – Greenwich Reads Selection
November 2 – Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt
December 7 – News of the World by Paulette Jiles
January 2018 – Norwegian By Night by Derrick B. Miller
February 2018 – The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead