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.
September 10 – 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.
September 25 – Sea PowThe the History and Geopolitics of the World’s Oceans by James Stavrides
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 Munday
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.
August 2 – The Stages of Life by Carl Jung
September 6 – Tell Me A Riddle by Tillie Olsen
October 4 – Boys and Girls by Alice Munro
November 1 – The Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass
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.
August 1 – Ada’s Violin: the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay by Susan Hood
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.
August 2 – Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle
Byram Shubert Library Book Groups
September – June, meets on the second Tuesday at 3:45 pm to discuss contemporary titles.
Will return in September 2018
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.
August 16 – 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.
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: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers Who Helped Win WWII 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
July 14 – Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
August 11 – Defector by Joseph Kanon
September 8 – The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett
October 13 – The Tourist by Olen Steinhauer
November 10- The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton
December 8 – Prussian Blue by Philip Kerr