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.
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.
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
July 11 _ Bartleby the Scrivener by Herman Melville
Aug. 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.
March 6 – I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark by Debbie Levy
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.
March 7 – The Best Man by Richard Peck
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
March 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.
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.
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
March 9 – A Dark-Adapted Eye by Barbara Vine
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.
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