Book Clubs

NORTH READING MORNING BOOK CLUB 2018-19

The book club meets 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.  *Except for November and December.

  • October 31, 2018  “The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane” by Lisa See
  • November 28, 2018 “The Hare With Amber Eyes” by Edmund DeWaal
  • December 19, 2018 “Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind” by Ann B. Ross
  • January 30, 2019 “The Other Einstein” by Marie Benedict.
  • February 27 “Killers of the Flower Moon” by David Grann.
  • March 27, 2019 “Y is for Yesterday” by Sue Grafton
  • April 24, 2019 “Spies in the Family” by Eva Dillon
  • May 29, 2019 “Hillbilly Elegy” by J.D. Vance
  • June 26, 2019 “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles
  • July 31, 2019 “Chromosome 6” by Robin Cook

EVENING DROP-IN BOOK GROUP 2017-2018

The 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.

  • October 2, 2018                           The Red Coat: A novel of Boston by Dolley Carlston
  • Monday, November 12, 2018   Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. Note: this is not the regular, first Tuesday meeting time, due to conflict with Book Sale setup)
  • December 4, 2018                      Invisible Thread: the true Story of an 11-year old panhandler and an unlikely meeting with destiny by Laura Schroff
  • January 8, 2019                         Bound for Gold: a Peter Fallon Novel of the California Gold Rush by William Martin. (Note: 2nd Tuesday of month)
  • February 5, 2019                       Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towels
  • March 5, 2019                           Beartown: a Novel by Fredrik Backman (Note: group will meet at 7:30pm on this date)
  • April 2, 2019                              Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
  • May 7, 2019                               The President is Missing: by Bill Clinton and James Patterson
  • June 4, 2019                              Annual potluck dinner and movie TBA
  • July 2, 2019                                A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
  • August 6, 2019                           Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

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