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.
November 5 – Code Girls by Liza Mundy
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.
September 25 – Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World’s Oceans by James Stavrides
October 23 – War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence by Ronan Farrow
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
Jan 15, 2019 – Red Card: How the U.S. Blew the Whistle on the World’s Biggest Sports Scandal by Ken Bensinger
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.
October 9 – Code Girls by Liza Mundy
November 13 – The Door by Magda Szabo
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.
October 4 – Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville.
November 1 – The Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass
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.
October 3 – The Haunted Library by Dori Hillestad Butler
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.
October 4 – Seven Dead Pirates by Linda Bailey
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.
October 4 – Time Regained: In Search of Lost Time
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.
October 2 – Inspector Flytrap by Tom Angleberger and Cece Bell
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.
October 1 – Hello, Universe by Erin Entrade Kelly
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.
September 19 – The Dubliners by James Joyce
October 17 – Code Girls by Liza Mundy (2018 Greenwich Reads Together selection)
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
October 13 – The Tourist by Olen Steinhauer
November 10- The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton
December 8 – Prussian Blue by Philip Kerr