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.
May 13 – The Tenth of December by George Saunders
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.
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.
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.
May 2 – The Grand Inquisitor by Fyodor Dostoevsky
June 6 – The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allen Poe
July 11 – Bartleby the Scrivener by Herman Melville
August 1 – Goblin Market by Christina Rossetti
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.
May 1 – Third Grade Spy by Mary Jane Auch
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.
May 2 – The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani
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.
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.
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
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.
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
April 13 – Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
May 11 – Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart
June 8 – The Laughing Policeman by Maj Sowell and Per Wahloo
July 13 – August Snow by Stephen Mack Jones
Usually meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm year round. The group discusses popular fiction and nonfiction. Facilitator: Judy Berg.
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