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.
January 8 – The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon
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.
December 19 – Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba: The Biography of a Cause by Tom Gjenten
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.
January 9 – After Rain by William Trevor
April 10 – Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift
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.
January 4 – Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville
February 1 – An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen
March 1 – The Value of Science on War and Death by Henri Poincare
April 5 – Thoughts for the Times by Sigmund Freud
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.
January 3 – My Pet Human by Yasmine Surovec
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.
January 4 – Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
Byram Shubert Library Book Groups
September – January, meets every second Thursday at 5:00 pm. 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 5:30-6:30 pm, pizza included! Registration required. Facilitator: Jeanne Altman.
December 11 – Born to Fly by Michael Ferrari
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.
December 20 – Lives of Girls and Women by Alice Munro
January 17 – The Odyssey by Homer
March 21 – Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
April 18 – A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
May 16 – Felicia’s Journey by William Trevor
June 20 – Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saungers
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.
January 13 – His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet
February 10 – The Hanging Girl by Jussi Adler-Olsen
March 10 – Betrayed by Lisa Scottoline
April 14 – In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware
May 12 – Skeleton Man by Tony Hillerman
Meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm year round. The group discusses popular fiction and nonfiction. Facilitator: Judy Berg.
January 4 – Norwegian By Night by Derrick B. Miller
February 8 – The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
March 1 – Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
April 5 – The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
May – Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
June – Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates