Book Groups

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

September 10, 2014- Runaway:Stories by Alice Munro
October 8, 2014- Destiny of the Republic by Candace Millard
November 12, 2014- Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan
December 10, 2014- The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Ann Fadiman
January 14, 2015- The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
February 11, 2015- The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
March 11, 2015- The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
April 8, 2015- The Round House by Louise Erdrich
May 13, 2015- The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

Evening Book Discussion: Meets the first Wednesday evening of the month at 7:30 PM

November 5, 2014- The Lemon Tree by Sandy Tolan
December 3, 2014- Christmas gathering/book selection
January 7, 2015Letters and Dispatches 1924-1944 by Raoul Wallenberg
February 4, 2015Cry the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
March 4, 2015Great Dames by Marie Brenner
April 1, 2015Good Earth by Pearl Buck
May 6, 2015Paths of Glory by Jeffrey Archer
June 3, 2015Bachelor Brothers’ Bed and Breakfast by Bill Richardson
July- No book discussion this month
August 5, 2015
The Third Coast by Thomas Eyja
September 2, 2015A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
October 7, 2015In Paradise by Peter Matthiessen
November 4, 2015Rest You Merry by Charlotte MacLeod
December-No book discussion this month
January 6, 2016Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison by Michael Streissguth


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.

Book Sprouts
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.

Readers Circle
A unique new resource for those interested in finding or starting a book group.

Book Buffet
This book group resource provides reviews, author interviews, book group tips and more.

Lit Lovers
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

Find your next great book at our book blog, RFPL Reads.
Try one of our great premium online resources to help you find a book.

Book News

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.