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.
July 10 – Carry the One by Carol Anshaw
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.
June 20 – The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea by Bandi
Sponsored by the Friends of Greenwich Library, this group meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm from September – June. Facilitator Susan Boyar leads participants through both classic and contemporary literature. Open to all.
June 13 – Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer
September 12 – The Odyssey by Homer (Robert Fagles translation)
October 10 – News of the World by Paulete Jiles (Greenwich Reads Together selection)
November 14 – Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
January 9, 2018 – After Rain by William Trevor
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.
June 1 – The Epic of Gilgamesh
July 6 – Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus
August 3 – Of Friendship and Of Solitude by Michel de Montaigne
September 7 – Pensees by Blaise Pascal
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.
June 7 – Three Good Deeds by Vivian Vande Velde
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.
June 8 – Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein
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.
June 12 – Wrap-up Party
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 12:00 pm. Join us at our longest running book club. Each month we read books that warrant special merit and discussion. Facilitator: Susan Boyar.
June 21 – Nutshell by Ian McEwen
September 20 – Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
October 18 – News of the World by Paulete Jiles (Greenwich Reads Together selection)
November 15 – Moonglow by Michael Chabon
December 20 – Lives of Girls and Women by Alice Munro
January 17, 2018 – The Odyssey by Homer
Usually meets on the 2nd Saturday of each month at 1:00 pm, year round. The Cloak and Dagger group reads enticing and mysterious titles. Facilitator: Cindy Zizzi.
June 10 – Full Dark House by Christopher Fowler
Meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm year round. The group discusses popular fiction and nonfiction. Facilitator: Judy Berg.
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