Novel Ideas: Fiction Book Club for Adults

2017-2018

We meet on the third Wednesday of each month (September-June) at 7 p.m., unless otherwise noted on the Library’s Events Calendar. In case of a library closure (due to inclement weather or other emergency) on one of our meeting nights, we discuss that evening’s book in conjunction with the next book at the next meeting.

September: The House at the Edge of Night by Catherine Banner

October: You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott

November: Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

December: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

January: LaRose by Louise Erdrich

February: The Loved Ones by Sonya Chung

March: I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

April: The Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee

May: Missing, Presumed by Susie Steiner

June: The Widower’s Wife by Cate Holahan

 

Social Justice Book Club: For Adults and Teens

2017 – 2018

This book club meets the first Thursday of every other month to discuss both fiction and nonfiction books that explore the ideas around race, gender, immigration, poverty and criminal justice. We meet at the library’s temporary location at 36 Cummings Park at 7 p.m., unless otherwise noted on the Library’s Events Calendar. In case of a library closure (due to inclement weather or other emergency) on one of our meeting nights, we discuss that evening’s book in conjunction with the next book at the next meeting.

September 7 – There Goes the Neighborhood: How Communities Overcome Prejudice and Meet the Challenge of American Immigration by Ali Noorani