This group meets on the second Monday of every other month, from 6-7:30 p.m. Discussion leaders Joanne Gaither and Robin Terzi will guide participants through the exciting world of contemporary fiction.
November 14 – American Rust by Philipp Meyer
This group meets monthly on the third Tuesday from September–June. Facilitator John Dolan leads participants on a discussion of recent nonfiction titles related to foreign affairs and economics.
October 18 – Spain In Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936/1939 by Adam Hochschild
November 15 – Dark Territory: the Secret History of Cyber War by Fred Kaplan
December 13 – The Israeli Solution: A One-State Plan for Peace in the Middle East by Caroline B. Glick
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.
Great Books meets monthly on the first Thursday of every month from 9am–11:30am in the Jewel to discuss the classics. Facilitator: Steve Boies: (203) 554-5785
November 3 – Homer: The Iliad
December 1 – Montesquieu: The Principles of Government
January 5 – Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales
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
Monthly on Wednesdays 4-5pm, November 2, December 7
Children’s Constellation Room
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.
November 2 – The Elevator Family by Douglas Evans
Monthly on Thursdays 4:30–5:30 PM September 8, October 6, November 3, December 8
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.
Greenwich Library 2nd Floor Meeting Room
November 3 – The Kid Who Ran for President by Dan Gutman
For more information, please call 203-622-7940.
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.
Thursdays, October 20, November 17, December 22
October 20 – Nothing but the Truth by Avi
November 17 – The Iron Trial by Holly Black & Cassandra Clare
Byram Shubert Library Book Groups
September – January | Meets every second Thursday from 5:00-6:15. The Proust Group is co-sponsored by Alliance Francaise, Greenwich
Presenter: Fereshteh Priou
Cos Cob Library Book Groups
Meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm year round. The group discusses popular fiction and nonfiction. Facilitator: Judy Berg.
November 3 – When I Found You by Catherine Hyde
December 7 – Sisters-in-Law by Linda Hirshman
January 5 – Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver
February 2 Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom by Catherine Clinton
March 2 – The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
April 6 – The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway
May 4 – Citizens of London by Lynne Olson
June 1 – A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra