Book Discussions

Our animated discussions of current and classic books are for adults. New members are always welcome. No sign-up is necessary. Just come! Use the catalog search link above to reserve a copy or read book reviews.

Upcoming Events

04/24/2018
10:30 AM

Dying: A Memoir

Memoirs & Coffee – with Pat Kennedy-Grant
Dying: A Memoir (2016) • Cory Taylor
Written by one of Australia’s celebrated novelists, this is a breathtaking book about vulnerability and strength, courage and humility, anger and acceptance. It is a deeply affecting meditation on dying, but it is also a funny and wise tribute to life. No sign-up is needed. Just come!

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05/05/2018
11:00 AM

Personal History

Saturday Samplers
Personal History (1997) • Katharine Graham
The best-selling, widely acclaimed memoir of the woman who piloted the Washington Post through the crises of the Pentagon Papers and Watergate. No sign-up is needed. Just come!

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05/19/2018
10:30 AM

Fifty Book Challenge

booksstackxxJoin our challenge to read fifty books in a year. The group meets several times a year for reading suggestions, feedback and refreshments. Link here to our 50 Book Challenge resources. New members are always welcome. Free. Click here to email Pat Kennedy-Grant to receive meeting reminders and other information.

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05/22/2018
10:30 AM

You Don't Have To Say You Love Me

Memoirs & Coffee – with Pat Kennedy-Grant
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me (2017) • Sherman Alexie
A searing, deeply moving memoir about family, love, and loss from the critically acclaimed, bestselling National Book Award winner. Free. No sign-up is needed. Just come!

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06/02/2018
11:00 AM

The Handmaid's Tale

Saturday Samplers
The Handmaid’s Tale (1985) • Margaret Atwood
The award-winning, dystopian novel set in a near-future New England. It explores themes of women in subjugation to misogyny in a patriarchal society and the various means by which these women attempt to gain individualism and independence. No sign-up is needed. Just come!

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06/26/2018
10:30 AM

An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic

Memoirs & Coffee – with Pat Kennedy-Grant
An Odyssey: A Father, A Son, and an Epic (2017) • Daniel Mendelsohn
From award-winning memoirist and critic, and bestselling author of “The Lost”: a deeply moving tale of a father and son’s transformative journey in reading–and reliving–Homer’s epic masterpiece. Free. No sign-up is needed. Just come!

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