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.
March 11 – Everybody’s Son by Thrity Umrigar
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.
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.
February 12 – What Maisie Knew by Henry James
March 12 – Florida by Lauren Groff
April 9 – Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
May 14 – Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday
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.
February 7 – The Poems of John Donne
March 7 – Meditations 1 by Rene Descartes
April 4 – The Nose by Nikolai Gogal
May 2 – The Grand Inquisitor by Fyodor Dostoevsky
June 6 – The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allen Poe
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.
February 6 – Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions by Chris Barton
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 7 – A Handful of Stars by Cynthia Lord
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 Remembrance of Things Past, 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.
February 14 – Remembrance of Things Past by Marcel Proust
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.
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 – Dory Fantasmagory by Abby Hanlon
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.
February 4 – Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
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.
February 20 – Less by Andrew Sean Greer
March 20 – Stay With Me by Ayobami Adelbayo
April 17 – The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
May 15 – Circe by Madeline Miller
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
February 9 – Dangerous to Know by Renee Patrick
Usually meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm year round. The group discusses popular fiction and nonfiction. Facilitator: Judy Berg.
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