This group meets on the second Monday of every other month at 6pm. Discussion leaders Joanne Gaither and Robin Terzi will guide participants through the exciting world of contemporary fiction.
March 13 – World’s Fair by E.L. Doctorow
This group meets monthly on the third Tuesday from September–June at 7:00pm. Facilitator John Dolan leads participants on a discussion of recent nonfiction titles related to foreign affairs and economics.
January 17 – The Euro: How Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe by Joseph E. Stiglitz
February 21 – 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.
February 14 – The Sellout by Paul Beatty
March 14 – Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer
April 11 – The Bridal Chair by Gloria Goldreich
May 9 – Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Great Books meets monthly on the first Thursday of every month at 9am in the Jewel to discuss the classics. Facilitator: Steve Boies (203) 554-5785.
February 2 – Agamemnon by Aeschylus
March 2 – The Beast in the Jungle by Henry James
April 6 – The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli
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.
February 8 – Hilo: the Boy Who Crashed To Earth by Judd Winick
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.
February 9th – A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd
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.
February 9 – Vol. 5: “The Captive & the Fugitive”: In Search of Lost Time”
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.
January 23 – Powerless by Matthew Cody
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 12pm. Join us at our longest running book club. Each month we read books that warrant special merit and discussion. Facilitator: Susan Boyar.
January 18 – The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
February 15 – Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler
March 15 – Fortune Smiles by Adam Johnson
April 19 – The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
May 17 – Lives of Girls and Women by Alice Munro
June 21 – Nutshell by Ian McEwen
Usually meets on the 2nd Saturday of each month at 1pm, year round. The Cloak and Dagger group reads enticing and mysterious titles. Facilitator: Cindy Zizzi.
February 11 – Starvation Lake by Bryan Gurley
March 11 – Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear
April 8 – Bootlegger’s Daughter by Margaret Maron
May 13 –Track of the Cat by Nevada Barr
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.
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