All book groups are drop-in programs; no registration is required.
Books are available one month before discussion date. Just stop by the library and pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk!
Afternoon Book Discussion: Meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 1:30 PM
February 13th, 2013- The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O’Farrell
March 13th, 2013- Sisters of the Sinai by Janet Soskice
April 10th, 2013- City of Thieves by David Benioff
May 8th, 2013- The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Evening Book Discussion: Meets the first Wednesday evening of the month at 7:30 PM
February 6, 2013- Lincoln’s Melancholy by Joshua Shenk
March 6, 2013- Mortality by Christopher Hitchens
April 3, 2013- Okay for Now by Gary Schmidt
May 1, 2013- The Tempest by Shakespeare
June 5, 2013- Luckiest Man by Jonathan Eig
August 7, 2013- Fall of Giants by Ken Follett
September 4, 2013- A Singular Woman by Janny Scott
October 2, 2013- The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
November 6, 2013- Claude and Camille by Stephanie Cowell
January 2014- Caravans by James Michener
The Laid Back Book Club
Copies of the current selection for the Laid Back Book Club can be picked up anytime at the library. Just grab a book from the cart on the second floor and check it out at the Circulation Desk, read it at your own pace , then, if you want, share what you thought about the book!
The Laid Back Book Club does not regularly meet. Visit www.laidbackbookclub.wordpress.com to post your comments on the book or to find more information about the title.
Book Discussion Resources
Need assistance with your own book group? Try some of these resources:
Reading Group Guides
Almost 2000 discussion guides for all types of books.
BookMovement has something for every book club, including book guides, book reviews, book ideas, new book lists and club communication tools.
Reading Group Choices
A plethora of easy to find information on all aspects of running a book club.
Book Browse Book Clubs
Handy, easy to follow tips and book suggestions.
Book Discussion Titles at the Webrary
A wonderfully long list of titles recommended by Readers Advisory librarians across the country.
An online book discussion community. Join a club or start your own!
Random House Reading Guides
Tips, book suggestions with discussion guides, and an online forum.
A unique new resource for those interested in finding or starting a book group.
This book group resource provides reviews, author interviews, book group tips and more.
A resource for all things literary. If you belong to a book club or like to fly solo, this is your site.
Online Book News, Recommendations and Book Clubs
Click here to find Awards and Bestseller lists for Adult and Children’s books as well as view book newsletters. You can also click here to sign up to receive monthly book newsletters in your email, or sign up for our monthly events newsletter, What’s New at RFPL.
Online Book Clubs
Click here to join an Online Book Club and start receiving books in your daily email. Monday through Friday we’ll deliver a five-minute selection from a book. After emailing two or three complete chapters, we’ll start a new book.
Simply provide your email address and start reading tomorrow! Sign up for one or all of our eleven online book clubs: Fiction, Non-fiction, Business, Audio, Teen, Science Fiction, Horror, Romance, Mystery, Good News and Pre-Publication.