Book Groups

Book Clubs are a great way to explore new books, express your ideas, and meet new friends. Free and open to all, we hope to see you there!

Main Library Book Groups

This group meets on the second Monday of every other month, from 6-7:30 p.m., beginning in May, 2016. Discussion leaders Joanne Gaither and Robin Terzi will guide participants through the exciting world of contemporary fiction.

Sept. 12th- The Good Father by Noah Hawley

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.

Upcoming Titles for 2016:

Sept. 20 – The New Tsar: the rise and reign of Vladimir Putin by Steven Lee Myers

Oct. 18 – Spain In Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936/1939 by Adam Hochschild

Sponsored by the Friends of Greenwich Library, this group meets on the second Tuesday of each month, September–June. Facilitator Susan Boyar leads participants through both classic and contemporary literature. Open to all.

Upcoming Titles for 2016:

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

Upcoming Titles for 2016:

  • August – Clausewitz: On War
  • Sept – Chekhov: Uncle Vanya
  • Oct – Maimonides: On Evil
  • Nov – Homer: The Iliad
  • Dec – Montesquieu: Principles of Government

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
    Children’s Constellation Room

August 3rd Bookworms selections are  Hour of the Olympics , by Mary Pope Osborne and Ancient Greece and the Olympics by Mary Pope Osborne.

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.

Previous Bookworms Reading

  • Monthly on Thursdays 4:30–5:30 PM
    Greenwich Library 2nd Floor Meeting Room
  • August 4th title is Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson

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.

Previous Book Club Reading

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.

Upcoming titles for 2016

July 21st- Rush for the Gold: mystery an the Olympics by John Feinstein

Byram Shubert Library Book Groups

September – June | Meets on the second Tuesday to discuss contemporary titles.

Sept. 13th- Miller’s Valley by Anna Quindlen

Oct. 25th- Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

September – January | Meets every second Thursday. Proust Group is co-sponsored by Alliance Française, Greenwich.

Upcoming 2016 titles:

August 16th – All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Sept. 20th – The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Oct. 18th- Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

September – January | Meets every second Thursday. Proust Group is co-sponsored by Alliance Française, Greenwich.

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.

Upcoming 2016 titles:

Meets 3rd Wednesday of each month at Noon. Join us at our longest running book club. Each month we read books that warrant special merit and discussion. Facilitator: Susan Boyar.

Sept. 21st Middlemarch by George Eliot

Oct 19th Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Nov. 16th Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

Usually meets on the 2nd Saturday of each month, year round. The Cloak and Dagger group reads enticing and mysterious titles. Facilitator: Cindy Zizzi

Upcoming 2016 titles:

Meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm year round. The group discusses popular fiction and nonfiction. Facilitator: Judy Berg.

Upcoming 2016 and 2017 titles:

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Book Group Events