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 14 – Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
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 15 – Prisoners of Geography by Tim Marshall
June 19 – Revolution for Dummies: Laughing Through the Arab Spring by Bassem Youssef
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.
May 8 – Sing Unburied Sing by Jesmyn Ward
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 3 – Thoughts for the Times by Sigmund Freud
June 7 – The Secret Sharer by Joseph Conrad
July 5 – The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen
August 2 – The Stages of Life by Carl Jung
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 on the first Monday of the month between 7-8pm with occasional meetings at Greenwich Library, as well as occasional field trips.
The group also partners with Abilis and meets one Thursday evening a month on the second floor of Greenwich Library.
Facilitator for both programs is 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 2 – The World According to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney
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 3 – Whole New Ballgame by Phil Bildner
Byram Shubert Library Book Groups
September – January, meets every second Thursday at 5:00 pm. The Proust Group is co-sponsored by Alliance Francaise If you have vowed to read the entirety of Proust’s “In Search of Lost Time” this group is for you. This is clearly a book that requires time. Page by page, chapter by chapter, book by book, the group will deepen their understanding. Led by Proust expert Fereshteh Priou.
June 14 – Time Regained: In Search of Lost Time
Cos Cob Library Book Groups
Book Wizards is a book club for 4-6 graders and meets one Monday each month from 5:30-6:30 pm, pizza included! Registration required. Facilitator: Jeanne Altman.
May 7 – Fish in a Tree by Lynda Hunt
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 12:00 pm. except July and August. Join us at our longest running book club. Each month we read books that warrant special merit and discussion. Facilitator: Susan Boyar.
May 16 – Felicia’s Journey by William Trevor
June 20 – Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saungers