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

09/07/2019
3:30 PM

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

Saturday Samplers
An Odyssey: A Father, A Son, and an Epic (2017) • Daniel Mendelsohn
This 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.

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09/21/2019
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. To be added to our email list and stay up to date on the 50 Book Challenge, email librarian@bernardsvillelibrary.org. Free. No sign-up is needed.

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10/05/2019
3:30 PM

The Things They Carried

Saturday Samplers
The Things They Carried (1998) • Tim O’Brien
In this, O’Brien’s second work of fiction about Vietnam, his unique artistic vision is again clearly demonstrated. Neither a novel nor a short story collection, it is an arc of fictional episodes, taking place in the childhoods of its characters, in the jungles of Vietnam and back home in America two decades later. Free. No sign-up is needed.

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