Simsbury Public Library

Book Clubs

Adult Book Discussion Group

Meetings are the 2nd Thursday of the month from 7-8:30 in Program Room 2.
Jacqueline Takiff, moderator.

9/8/2016 – The Warden – Anthony Trollope

10/13/2016 – The Paris Wife – Paula McClain

11/10/2016 – Claire Of The Sea – Edwidge Danticat

12/8/2016 – The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty – Vendela Vida

1/12/2017 – Long Day’s Journey Into Night – Eugene O’Neill

2/9/2017 – Midnight Rising – Tony Horwitz

3/9/2017 – Rust: The Longest War – Jonathan Waldman

4/13/2017 – Notes On A Scandal – Zoe Heller

5/11/2017 – The Relic Master – Christopher Buckley

6/8/2017 – Nora Webster – Colm Toibin

 


Mystery Book Discussion Group

Meetings are the 2nd Monday of the month from Noon-1:30 in the Program Room.
Carole Shmurak is the book discussion leader.

9/12/2016 – Blood Shot – Sara Paretsky

10/10/2016 – Hard Road – Barbara D’Amato

11/14/2016- Whiskey Sour – J. A. Konrath (snowdate, Tuesday, 11/15/2016)

12/12/2016 – Ask Not – Max Allan Collins (snowdate, Tuesday, 12/13/2016)

1/9/2017 – Dance Hall of the Dead – Tony Hillerman (snowdate: Tuesday, 1/10/2017)

2/13/2017 – Dance for the Dead – Thomas Perry (snowdate, Tuesday, 2/14/2017)

3/13/2017 – Purgatory Ridge – William Kent Krueger (snowdate, Tuesday, 3/14/2017)

4/10/2017 – The Girl with Braided Hair – Margaret Coel

5/8/2017 – Spider Woman’s Daughter – Anne Hillerman


Gen Y Book Discussion Group

Meetings are the first Wednesday of the month from 7:00-8:30 pm at various eateries around Simsbury.

9/7/2016 – Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguro. Held at: Peachwave, 710 Hopmeadow St

10/5/2016 – Rooms – Lauren Oliver. Held at: Old Well Tavern, 20 Tariffville Rd

11/9/2016 (*2nd Wednesday) – Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore – Robin Sloan. Held at: Cracker Barrel Pub, 30 Main St, Tariffville (includes optional Wed Night Trivia)

12/7/2016 – All the Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr. Held at: Red Stone Pub, 10 Jim Gallagher Way

1/4/2017 – Yes Please – Amy Poehler. Held at: Joe Pizza, 2 Wilcox St

2/1/17 – Must Love Dogs – Claire Cook. Held at: McLadden’s, 6 Wilcox St

3/1/17 – Suicide Notes From Beautiful Girls – Lynn Weingarten. Held at: Benny’s, 562 Hopmeadow St

4/5/17 – Apple Tree Yard – Louise Doughty. Held at: Plan B, 4 Railroad St

5/3/17 – S. – J.J. Abrams & Doug Dorst. Held at: Table 570, 570 Hopmeadow St

6/7/17 – Becoming Nicole – Amy Ellis Nutt. Held at: Cracker Barrel Pub, 30 Main St, Tariffville (includes optional Wed Night Trivia)

For further information, please email Sara Ray.


Simsbury Reads YA

A book club for Teens and Adults that celebrates young adult literature. Meetings are the third Wednesday of the month from 7:00-8:00 pm in Program Room 2. Pizza and dessert is served.

2/15/17 – Jackaby – William Ritter

3/15/17 – How It Went Down – Kekla Magoon

4/19/17 – Mosquitoland – David Arnold

For further information, please email Sara Ray.


NAMI Book Discussion Group

This group meets three times a year from 7:00-8:30 pm in the Wagner Room.

Check the Library’s Event Calendar for details.