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. Here’s a list of books read by the group in previous months.
January 2019 – TBA
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.
November 27 – The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities and the Remaking of the Civilized World by Jeff Goodell
December 11 – The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, From the Freemasons to Facebook by Niall Ferguson
January 15 – Red Card: How the U.S. Blew the Whistle on the World’s Biggest Sports Scandal by Ken Bensinger
February 19 – Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism by Robert Kuttner
March 19 – Who Lost Russia: How the World Entered a New Cold War by Peter Conradi
April 16 – On Grand Strategy by John Lewis Gaddis
May 21 – China’s Great Wall of Debt: Shadow Banks, Ghost Cities, Massive Loans & the End of the Chinese Miracle by Dinny McMahon
Sponsored by the Friends of Greenwich Library, this group meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm from September – May. Facilitator Susan Boyar leads participants through both classic and contemporary literature. Open to all.
January 8, 2019 – Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
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.
December 6 – Seize the Day by Saul Bellow
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 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm with occasional meetings at Greenwich Library and other 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.
December 5 – Lost in NYC by Nadja Spiegelman and Sergio Garcia Sanchez
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.
December 6 – Awkward by Svetlana Chmakova
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.
December 6 – Remembrance of Things Past
Cos Cob Library Book Groups
Book Explorers is a book club for 2-3 graders and the first Tuesday of each month from 4:00-5:00 pm. Join us for a great discussion, fun activity, and snack. Registration required.
December 4 – Space Taxi: Archie Takes Flight by Wendy Mass and Michael Brawer
January 8 – Dory Fantasmagory by Abby Hanlon
February 5 – Lulu and the Dog from the Sea by Hilary McKay
March 5 – The Adventures of Arnie the Doughnut: The Bowling Alley Bandit by Laurie Keller
April 2 – Sydney and Simon: Go Green! by Paul A. Reynolds
May 7 – The Notebook of Doom: The Rise of the Balloon Goons by Troy Cummings
June 4 – Danny’s Doodles: The Jelly Bean Experiment by David A. Adler
July 2 – Ivy + Bean by Annie Barrows
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.
December 3 – The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Karina Yan Glaser
January 7 – Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
February 4 – School for Sidekicks by Kelly McCullough
March 4 – Pablo and Birdy by Alison McGhee
April 1 – Tumble and Blue by Cassie Beasley
May 6 – Greenglass House by Kate Milford
June 3 – Song from Somewhere Else by A.F. Harrold
July 1- Pax by Sara Pennypacker
Meets the third 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.
November 21 – Autumn by Ali Smith
January 16, 2018 – Sabbath’s Theater by Phillip Roth
Typically meets on the second Saturday of each month at 1:00 pm year round. The Cloak and Dagger group reads enticing and mysterious titles. Facilitators: Claudia Compagnoni Gibb and Sandra Walker
December 8 – Prussian Blue by Philip Kerr
Usually meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm year round. The group discusses popular fiction and nonfiction. Facilitator: Judy Berg.
December 6 – Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury
January 3 – The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
February 7 – Educated: a Memoir by Tara Westover
March 7 – Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
April 4 – The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
May 2 – Behold the Dreamers by Imbolu Imbue
June 6 – The Second Mrs. Hockaday by Susan Rivers
July 11 – The Last Days of Cafe Leila by Donia Bijan
August 1 – The Girl Who Wrote in Silk by Kelli Estes
September 5 – Georgia by Dawn Tripp
October 3 – The Secrets Between Us by Thrity Umrigar