Book Discussions

Our book discussions give you a chance to read and discuss books with other passionate book lovers. We provide the book, you provide the insights.

Upcoming Events


Talking Books Discussion Group: Hester

Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 1:30 pm

Arriving in Salem from Scotland in the early 1800s, Isobel, left penniless and alone by her husband in a strange country, is instantly drawn to Nathaniel Hawthorne.


Genres on My Mind--Historical Fiction: Online Event

Tuesday, April 23, 2024, 12:00 pm

Chat on Instagram Live with Rummanah and Michelle as they discuss historical fiction. Get recommendations and discover new historical fiction titles that you might have missed.


Golden Age of YA Book Club--Divine Rivals: Online Event

Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 7:00 pm

If you're no longer a teen but still love fast-paced, exciting reads, we encourage you to join our online discussion.


LitLounge--Yellowface: Online Event

Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 7:30 pm

This month we will be discussing R.F. Kuang's spine-chilling page-turner and biting satire that looks at the world of publishing.


Talking Books Discussion Group: The Matchmaker's Gift

Wednesday, May 15, 2024, 1:30 pm

A heartwarming story of two extraordinary women from two different eras who defy expectations to realize their unique gift of seeing soulmates in the most unexpected places.


Genres on My Mind--Young Adult Books: Online Event

Wednesday, May 29, 2024, 2:00 pm

Grace and Rummanah highlight under-the-radar gems from a variety of young adult genres that they hope more people will pick up and read.


Pages through History: Sea People--The Puzzle of Polynesia

Wednesday, May 29, 2024, 7:00 pm

When European seafarers began to cross the vast reaches of the Pacific Ocean in the 17th and 18th centuries, they found something that astounded them: people.


Article Discussion: A Knife Forged in Fire

Tuesday, June 11, 2024, 7:00 pm

Library staff facilitate a discussion of two thought-provoking articles related to humanity's relationship with iron, the basest of base metals that is actually extraordinary.


LitLounge--The Confessions of Frannie Langton: Online Event

Wednesday, June 12, 2024, 7:30 pm

This month we're discussing a highly suspenseful, vivid historical murder mystery by Sara Collins in which a servant is on trial for her employers' murders.


Talking Books Discussion Group: Things We Lost to the Water

Wednesday, June 19, 2024, 1:30 pm

Leaving Vietnam, Huong and her sons adapt to New Orleans as they search for identity as individuals and as a family. Then disaster strikes the city, forcing them to find a new way to come together.


Genres on My Mind--Young Adult Mysteries and Thrillers: Online Event

Monday, June 24, 2024, 2:00 pm

Discover new or new-to-you young adult mysteries and thrillers with Grace and Rummanah.