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Book Clubs

Book Clubs
The library offers fiction and nonfiction book clubs. For information on joining the fiction book club, please contact Janet Lindsley at 203-453-8282 or  jlindsley@guilfordfreelibrary.org. For information on joining the nonfiction book club, please contact Rob McCoole at 203-453-8282 or rmccoole@guilfordfreelibrary.org

New! Books for Book Clubs

Book_Club_logo1The Friends of the Guilford Free Library proudly announce a new initiative, the Books for Book Clubs Collection. Books may be borrowed individually, or in multiples—for your book club or for reading on your own! We welcome suggestions to grow the collection. Books must be in-print and available in paperback.

Please inquire at the reference desk.

 

Here is a list of just some of the titles available for your Book Club. Each title has 6-8 copies.

Behind the Scenes at the Museum: A Novel by Kate Atkinson
Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin
Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain
We are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler
Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf
Calling Me Home: A Novel by Julie Kibler
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
Circling the Sun: A Novel by Paula McLain
Brooklyn by Colm Toibin
The Martian by Andy Weir
The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown

Fiction Book Club Schedule

Fiction Book Group: 1 pm, third Thursday of the Month more information, please contact Lauretta Lyons in the Reference Department at (203) 453-8282.

6/23/16  Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
7/21/16  The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson
8/25/16 LaRose by Louise Erdrich
9/29/16 Where’d You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple
10/26/16 Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
11/17/16 Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg
12/15/16  The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty

2017

1/19/17  Boys in the Trees by Carly Simon
2/16/17 Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
3/16/17 Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
4/17/17 Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly

First Tuesday of the Month Group. Meets at 7 pm 

2/7/17 The Muralist by B.A. Shapiro
3/7/17 Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
4/4/17 Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
5/2/17 The Forgetting Time by Sharon Guskin
6/6/17 Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen


Third Tuesday of the Month Group meets at 3 pm 
2/21/17 Did You Ever Have a Family? by Bill Clegg
3/21/17 The Muralist by B.A. Shapiro
4/18/17 Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
5/16/17 Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

6/20/17 The Forgetting Time by Sharon Guskin

 

Nonfiction Book Club Spring 2017  3rd Wednesday of the Month- 2pm

3/15/17 SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome by Mary Beard
4/19/17 Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis by Robert Pullman