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Book Discussion Groups

NOPL at Brewerton and North Syracuse host regular book discussion groups throughout the year. These book club groups are open to the public. Choose a location below to see the upcoming selections for each group and join us to discuss these reads with others in the community.

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

January 31, 2017 – The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald
February 28, 2017 – The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
March 28, 2017 – The Double Bind by Chris Bohjalian (CNY Reads Selection)
April 25, 2017 – Seven Good Years by Etgar Keret
May 30, 2017 – The Boston Girl by Anna Diamant
June 27, 2017 – Walk to Beautiful by Jimmy Wayne
August 29, 2017 – Storyteller by Jodi Picoult
September 26, 2017 – Gathering by Annie Enright
October 24, 2017 – The Last Anniversary by Liane Moriarty
November 28, 2017 – The Truth According to Us by Annie Barrows

The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton
The Martian by Andy Weir
Lies My Teacher Told Me by James W. Loewen
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
The First of July by Elizabeth Speller
Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty
The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout
The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
Wild by Cheryl Strayed
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

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

February 6, 2017 – What She Left Behind by Ellen Marie Wiseman
March 6, 2017 – Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
April 3, 2017 – The Year of Fog by Michelle Richmond
May 1, 2017 – Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
June 5, 2017 – We Are Water by Wally Lamb
July 10, 2017 – They May Not Mean To But They Do by Cathleen Schine
August 7, 2017 – Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant by Roz Chast AND Wool by Hugh Howey
September 11, 2017 – America’s First Daughter by Stephanie Dray
October 2, 2017 – The North Water by Ian McGuire
November 6, 2017 – Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
December 4, 2017 – The Turner House by Angela Flournoy
January 8, 2018 – Planning Session
February 5, 2018 – The Boys in the Boat by David James Brown

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
The Space Between Us by Thrity Umrigar
The Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham
The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure
A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan
First of July by Elizabeth Speller
12 Years a Slave
by Solomon Northrup
Me Before You
by Jojo Moyes
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
by Rebecca Skloot
The Handmaid’s Tale 
by Margaret Atwood
by Malcolm Gladwell
Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson
Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens
The Lost City of Z, by David Grann

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

June 28, 2017 – Group launch and planning session

Book Club Kits:  Make Your Own Book Club!

Looking for new titles for your book discussion group? Let NOPL help! We have book club kits that will appeal to all types of reading groups, featuring romance novels, mysteries, popular non-fiction and many New-York Times best sellers. Click here for our full collection. Each kit contains 10 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.