Book Discussion Groups

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on October 1, 2014
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All three NOPL locations host regular book discussion groups throughout the year. These groups are open to the public. Check to see what they’re reading at your local NOPL and come to discuss books with your fellow community members.

Brewerton Book Discussion Group

All meetings are at 6:30 PM and everyone is welcome to attend any or all discussions. Light refreshments are served.

January 27 – The First of July by Elizabeth Speller
February 24When She Woke by Hillary Jordan341/365 Outdoor reading
March 31To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
April 28The Postmistress  by Sarah Blake
May 26Stones From a River by Ursula Hegi
June 30Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
August 25The Shoemaker’s Wife by Adriana Trigiani
September 29Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
October 27 – With or Without You by Domenica Ruta

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Cicero Book Discussion Group

All meetings are at 6:30 PM in the NOPL at Cicero Meeting Room. Everyone is welcome to attend. Official name: The Jean Barletta Book Discussion Group, in memory of Jean Barletta.

January 20 – We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler
February 17 – The Fault in our Stars by John Green
March 17 – Any book by poet Billy Collins
April 21 – She’s Come Undone by Wally Lamb
May 19 –  Planning Meeting
June 16 – What She Left Behind by Ellen Marie Wiseman

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North Syracuse Book Discussion Group

All meetings are at 6:30 PM at NOPL at North Syracuse and everyone are welcome to attend any or all discussions.

January 5 – Planning SessionRelax and Read
February 2  – A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
March 2 – Big Brother by Lionel Shriver
April 6 – Mockingbird Next Door by Marja Mills.
May 4 – Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
June 1 – Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan
July 6 – Nora Webster by Colm Toibin
August 3 – The Painter by Peter Heller
September 14 – First of July by Elizabeth Speller
October 5 – Red Tent by Anita Diamant
November 2 – Andrew’s Brain by E.L. Doctorow
December 7 – Wishin’ and Hopin’ by Wally Lamb

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Book Club Kits: Make Your Own Book Club!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERALooking for new titles for your book discussion group? Let NOPL help! We added nearly two dozen kits to this growing collection that will appeal to all types of reading groups, featuring romance novels, mysteries, popular non-fiction and many New-York Times best sellers. Each kit contains ten paperback copies of the same title and a discussion guide. The entire kit can be checked out for a six-week period on one person’s library card. Watch for new titles! Click here for our full collection. If you are looking to create a monthly book group at NOPL, a clerk or librarian can help you schedule times at our libraries’ community rooms.