Book Clubs

NORTH READING MORNING BOOK CLUB 2019-2020

The book club meets on the last* Wednesday of every month at 10:00 AM in the Library Activity Room. Newcomers are always welcome.

Marilyn Henderson is the group coordinator. Can’t meet in the daytime? Try the Evening Drop-In Book Group.

*November and December are exceptions due to the holidays.

August 28, 2019 “West With the Night” by Beryl Markham
September 25, 2019 “The Traitor’s Wife” by Allison Pataki
October 30, 2019 “Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng
November 20, 2019 “The Lost City of Z” by David Grann
December 18, 2019 “The American Spirit” by David McCullough
January 29, 2020 “We Were the Lucky Ones” by Georgia Hunter
February 26, 2020 “Prayers for Sale” by Sandra Dallas
March 25, 2020 “The Great Halifax Explosion” by John U. Bacon
April 29, 2020 “Look Alive Twenty-Five” by Janet Evanovich
May 27, 2020 “The Great Alone” by Kristin Hannah
June 24, 2020 “Educated” by Tara Westover
July 29, 2020 “Stranger in the Woods” by Michael Finkel


EVENING DROP-IN BOOK GROUP 2019-2020

This group meets the first Tuesday of every month at 7 PM (unless noted otherwise below) in the Activity Room. It is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

  • September 3, 2019  Educated : a memoir  by Tara Westover
  • October 1, 2019  Lilac Girls  by Martha Hall Kelly
  • November 5, 2019  The Bar Harbor Retirement Home for Famous Writers (and Their Muses)  by Terri-Lynn DeFino
  • December 3, 2019  First: Sandra Day O’Connor  by Evan Thomas
  • January 7, 2020      The Little Paris Bookshop  by Nina George
  • February 4, 2020  Where the Crawdads Sing  by Delia Owens
  • March 3, 2020   The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West  by David McCullough
  • April 7, 2020  The Library Book  by Susan Orleans
  • May 12, 2020  The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff
  • June 2, 2020    Potluck dinner and movie (6-10:00 PM)
  • July 7, 2020      Song of Achilles  by Madeline Miller
  • August 4, 2020      The Girl Who Wrote in Silk  by Kelli Estes

For further information, call Adrienne Callahan at 978-276-3135


COOKBOOK CLUB: EAT YOUR WORDS

Cookbook Club is for people who like to try new recipes and meet new people. This group usually meets on the last Tuesday night of the month from 5:45-7:15 pm in the library activity room. A different theme and/or cookbook is chosen each time. Participants prepare a recipe and serve it at a potluck style buffet.Registration is recommended.
Contact Teresa Penney (tpenney@northreadingma.gov) for more information.

LOCAL BOOK GROUPS

If your book group would like help selecting a book to read, please contact the Reference Department at 978-664-4942