Book & Social Groups

Library staff members lead a variety of book discussion and social groups — we are always excited to welcome new participants. Explore the descriptions below to find out more about each group. Have a question for a book group leader? Send us a message!

For book groups, copies of the books are available for pickup starting approximately one month in advance of the meeting and may be picked up at the circulation desk at the library hosting the group.

Click on “Show Book List” to see upcoming books and their meeting dates. Click View in Catalog to see further details.

If you plan to attend one of our book groups, please check the next meeting date on our events calendar in case of changes of time or venue.

Brookline Village Library


A Taste of Poetry

Where: Where: Brookline Village Library, meeting virtually -- register for the A Taste of Poetry Zoom Meeting
When: First Thursday of the month, 11 AM
Led by: Lily

Bring your lunch and an appetite for poetry. Each month we look at half a dozen poems by a well-known poet. We provide copies of the poems – no need to read anything in advance – and lead a discussion after reading them. Request a copy of this month’s poems through our contact form.

January 4: Seamus Heaney 

February 1: Sonia Sanchez

March 7: Louise Glück

April 4: Poetry month medley

May 2: Rabindranath Tagore 

June 6: Federico García Lorca

July 11: Hoa Nguyen

August 1: Mark Strand 

September 5: John Keats

October 3: Emily Pauline Johnson

November 7: Dunya Mikhail

December 5: Emily Dickinson


Brookline Village Book Group

Where: Where: Brookline Village Library, meeting virtually -- register for the Brookline Village Book Group Zoom Meeting
When: First Monday of the month, 7 PM
Led by: Bryan

This book group is currently on hiatus.

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Graphic Novel Group

Where: Where: Brookline Village Library Conference Room
When: Fourth Thursday of the Month, 7 pm
Led by: Jared

Read and discuss graphic novels with like-minded readers. We read a wide range of books, from big titles everyone has heard of to the newest micropress anthology that might just become you’re new favorite, and are always willing to try something new that the group is interested in reading.

Boys Run the Riot Vol. 1 Keito Gaku Cover
January 25

Boys Run the Riot Vol. 1

Keito Gaku

High schooler Ryo knows he’s transgender, but he doesn’t have anyone to confide in about the confusion he feels. He can’t tell his best friend, who he’s secretly got a crush on, and he can’t tell his mom, who’s constantly asking why Ryo

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Prince Of Cats Ronald Wimberly Cover
February 22

Prince Of Cats

Ronald Wimberly

PRINCE OF CATS is the B side to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, played at an eighties block party in an NY where underground sword dueling blossomed alongside hip-hop, punk, disco, and no wave. Itês the story of the minor players with Tybalt at

Read More View in Catalog
The Complete Persepolis Marjane Satrapi Cover
March 28

The Complete Persepolis

Marjane Satrapi

20th ANNIVERSARY EDITION • Persepolis is a classroom staple, a feminist manifesto, and one of the most beloved graphic novels of all time. For the first time in hardcover, this stunning edition contains a new introduction by the author that examine

Read More View in Catalog

Queer Reading Group

Where: Where: Brookline Village Library, meeting virtually -- register for the Queer Reading Group Zoom Meeting
When: Second Thursday of the Month, 7 pm
Led by: Percival

Read and discuss books by queer authors in a variety of genres. This group has a stress-free structure, where the conversation we develop about identity, gender, race, and all intersections that these generate is just as important as reading the book. We make space to feel seen, safe, ask questions, and learn.

The Natural Mother of the Child Krys Malcolm Belc Cover
March 14

The Natural Mother of the Child

Krys Malcolm Belc

Krys Malcolm Belc's visual memoir-in-essays explores how the experience of gestational parenthood—conceiving, birthing, and breastfeeding his son Samson—eventually clarified his gender identity. Krys Malcolm Belc has thought a lot about the

Read More View in Catalog
Loveless Alice Oseman Cover
April 11

Loveless

Alice Oseman

For fans of Love, Simon and I Wish You All the Best, a funny, honest, messy, completely relatable story of a girl who realizes that love can be found in many ways that don't involve sex or romance. From the marvelous author of Heartstopper comes

Read More View in Catalog
Record of a Spaceborn Few Becky Chambers Cover
May 9

Record of a Spaceborn Few

Becky Chambers

National Bestseller! Winner of the Hugo Award for Best Series! Brimming with Chambers' signature blend of heart-warming character relationships and dazzling adventure, Record of a Spaceborn few is the third standalone installment of the Wayfarer

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Coolidge Corner Library


Afternoon Book Group

Where: Coolidge Corner Library, meeting virtually -- register for the Afternoon Book Group Zoom Meeting
When: Third OR Fourth Monday of each month, 3 PM; check events calendar for the latest schedule.
Led by: Guy

This group reads a variety of fiction and nonfiction. Books chosen are usually 350 pages or less and released within the last 5 years.

The Bandit Queens Parini Shroff Cover
February 26, 2024

The Bandit Queens

Parini Shroff

GOOD MORNING AMERICA BUZZ PICK • A young Indian woman finds the false rumors that she killed her husband surprisingly useful—until other women in the village start asking for her help getting rid of their own husbands—in this razor-sharp debut.

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Spill Simmer Falter Wither Sara Baume Cover
March 25

Spill Simmer Falter Wither

Sara Baume

A debut novel already praised as "unbearably poignant and beautifully told" (Eimear McBride) this captivating story follows -- over the course of four seasons -- a misfit man who adopts a misfit dog. It is springtime, and two outcasts -- a

Read More View in Catalog
There is Nothing for You Here Fiona Hill Cover
April 22

There is Nothing for You Here

Fiona Hill

"Foreign policy expert and key impeachment witness Fiona Hill reveals how declining opportunity has set America on the grim path of modern Russia--and shows how we can return hope to our forgotten places. In this deeply personal account, she sha

Read More View in Catalog
Scorched Grace Margot Douaihy Cover
May 20

Scorched Grace

Margot Douaihy

Sister Holiday, a chain-smoking, heavily tattooed, queer nun, puts her amateur sleuthing skills to the test in this "unique and confident" debut crime novel (Gillian Flynn). When Saint Sebastian's School becomes the target of a shockin

Read More View in Catalog

Midday Monday Mystery

Where: Coolidge Corner Library, virtual option available -- register for the Midday Monday Mystery Zoom Meeting
When: Second Monday of the month, 12:30 PM
Led by: Brita

A mystery book group at the Coolidge Corner Library.

Miss Aldridge Regrets Louise Hare Cover
December 11, 2023

Miss Aldridge Regrets

Louise Hare

“Super cinematic and every bit as Agatha Christie-esque as its sounds... ifyou like murder mysteries, pick this one up!” -Emily Henry, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Book Lovers Named A Most Anticipated Mystery of Summer by Betches, Esse

Read More View in Catalog
A Share in Death Deborah Crombie Cover
January 8, 2024

A Share in Death

Deborah Crombie

A week's holiday in a luxurious Yorkshire time-share is just what Scotland Yard's Superintendent Duncan Kincaid needs. But the discovery of a body floating in the whirlpool bath ends Kincaid's vacation before it's begun. One of hi

Read More View in Catalog
The Dutch Shoe Mystery Ellery Queen Cover
February 12, 2024

The Dutch Shoe Mystery

Ellery Queen

Queen visits an operating theater to witness a surgery, but finds a murder instead The son of a police detective, Ellery Queen grew up in a bloody atmosphere. Since he started lending his deductive powers to the New York City homicide squad, he has s

Read More View in Catalog
Takes One to Know One Susan Isaacs Cover
March 11, 2024

Takes One to Know One

Susan Isaacs

An ex-FBI agent in suburbia feels driven to investigate her neighbor in the “delicious” new novel from the New York Times–bestselling author (Newsday). Just a few years ago, Corie Geller was busting terrorists as an agent for the FBI. But at th

Read More View in Catalog

Movie Matinee

Where: Coolidge Corner Library Meeting Room
When: Wednesdays at 1:30 PM
Led by: Jeanne

Join the Coolidge Corner Library every week for free screenings of recent favorite films! Doors open at 1:15 PM.

Joan Baez: I Am a Noise  Cover
February 7

Joan Baez: I Am a Noise

Since her debut at the age of 18, musician, civil rights campaigner and activist Joan Baez has been on stage for over 60 years. For the now 82-year-old, the personal has always been political, and her friendship with Martin Luther King and her pacifi

Read More View in Catalog
Emma.  Cover
February 14

Emma.

In 1800s England, a well-meaning but selfish young woman meddles in the love lives of her friends.

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The Holdovers  Cover
February 21

The Holdovers

A curmudgeonly instructor at a New England prep school is forced to remain on campus during Christmas break to babysit the handful of students with nowhere to go. Eventually, he forms an unlikely bond with one of them — a damaged, brainy troublemak

Read More View in Catalog
Polite Society  Cover
February 28

Polite Society

Martial artist-in-training Ria Khan believes she must save her older sister Lena from her impending marriage. After enlisting the help of her friends, Ria attempts to pull off the most ambitious of all wedding heists in the name of independence and s

Read More View in Catalog

The Millennial Book Group

Where: Coolidge Corner Library
When: Third Thursday of the month, 7 PM
Led by: Jackie

A book club intended for busy millennials looking to make connections and read books they never thought to read before. Group members select a variety of books (such as fiction, non-fiction, memoir, short story, and even graphic novels) and discuss each month. After the discussion, we continue to a local eatery in Coolidge Corner to socialize.

The World and All That It Holds Aleksandar Hemon Cover
January 18

The World and All That It Holds

Aleksandar Hemon

"From literary powerhouse Aleksandar Hemon, author of The Lazarus Project, comes a big, brilliant, sweeping novel of love, memory, and history in the making. It tells of the relationship between Pinto and Osman, who cross the battlefields of the

Read More View in Catalog
“You Just Need to Lose Weight” Aubrey Gordon Cover
February 15

“You Just Need to Lose Weight”

Aubrey Gordon

The co-host of the Maintenance Phase podcast and creator of Your Fat Friend equips you with the facts to debunk common anti-fat myths and with tools to take action for fat justice The pushback that shows up in conversations about fat justice takes ex

Read More View in Catalog
Lesser Known Monsters of the 21st Century Kim Fu Cover
March 21

Lesser Known Monsters of the 21st Century

Kim Fu

"The strange and wonderful define Kim Fu’s story collection, where the line between fantasy and reality fades in and out, elusive and beckoning." —The New York Times Book Review A LitHub, ALTA, and PureWow Best Book of the Month A BuzzF

Read More View in Catalog
I'm Glad My Mom Died Jennette McCurdy Cover
April 18

I'm Glad My Mom Died

Jennette McCurdy

A heartbreaking and hilarious memoir by iCarly and Sam & Cat star Jennette McCurdy about her struggles as a former child actor—including eating disorders, addiction, and a complicated relationship with her overbearing mother—and how she retoo

Read More View in Catalog
Woman, Eating Claire Kohda Cover
May 16

Woman, Eating

Claire Kohda

A young, mixed-race vampire must find a way to balance her deep-seated desire to live amongst humans with her incessant hunger in this stunning debut novel from a writer-to-watch. Lydia is hungry. She's always wanted to try Japanese food. Sashim

Read More View in Catalog
How to Think Like a Woman Regan Penaluna Cover
June 20

How to Think Like a Woman

Regan Penaluna

From a bold new voice in nonfiction, an exhilarating account of the lives and works of influential 17th and 18th century feminist philosophers Mary Wollstonecraft and her predecessors who have been written out of history, and a searing look at the au

Read More View in Catalog

Putterham Library


Council on Aging Book Group

Where: Putterham Library Meeting Room, meeting virtually -- register for the Council on Aging Book Group Zoom Meeting
When: Third or fourth Monday of the month, 2 PM
Led by: Ginger

A book group for seniors to read together.

Winter Recipes from the Collective Louise Glück Cover
January 22

Winter Recipes from the Collective

Louise Glück

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE A haunting book by a poet whose voice speaks of all our lifetimes Louise Glück’s thirteenth book is among her most haunting. Here as in the Wild Iris there is a chorus, but the speakers are entirely human, s

Read More View in Catalog
The Neighbor Favor Kristina Forest Cover
February 26

The Neighbor Favor

Kristina Forest

A shy bookworm enlists her charming neighbor to help her score a date, not knowing he’s the obscure author she’s been corresponding with, in this sparkling and heart-fluttering romance by Kristina Forest. Shy, bookish, and admittedly awkward, Lil

Read More View in Catalog
Women Talking Miriam Toews Cover
March 18

Women Talking

Miriam Toews

The basis of the Oscar-winning film from writer/director Sarah Polley, starring Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley, with Ben Whishaw and Frances McDormand. INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER “This amazing, sad, shocking, but touching novel, based on a r

Read More View in Catalog
Persepolis Marjane Satrapi Cover
April 22

Persepolis

Marjane Satrapi

BEST SELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • Wise, funny, and heartbreaking, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi’s acclaimed graphic memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. “A wholly original achievement.... Satrapi evokes hers

Read More View in Catalog
Our Missing Hearts Celeste Ng Cover
May 20

Our Missing Hearts

Celeste Ng

An instant New York Times bestseller • A New York Times Notable Book of 2022 • Named a Best Book of 2022 by People, TIME Magazine, The Washington Post, USA Today, NPR, Los Angeles Times, and Oprah Daily, and more • A Reese's Book Club Pick

Read More View in Catalog

Brookline Village Library


A Taste of Poetry

Where: Brookline Village Library, meeting virtually -- register for the A Taste of Poetry Zoom Meeting
When: First Thursday of the month, 11 AM
Led by: Lily

Bring your lunch and an appetite for poetry. Each month we look at half a dozen poems by a well-known poet. We provide copies of the poems – no need to read anything in advance – and lead a discussion after reading them. Request a copy of this month’s poems through our contact form.

January 4: Seamus Heaney 

February 1: Sonia Sanchez

March 7: Louise Glück

April 4: Poetry month medley

May 2: Rabindranath Tagore 

June 6: Federico García Lorca

July 11: Hoa Nguyen

August 1: Mark Strand 

September 5: John Keats

October 3: Emily Pauline Johnson

November 7: Dunya Mikhail

December 5: Emily Dickinson


Brookline Village Book Group

Where: Brookline Village Library, meeting virtually -- register for the Brookline Village Book Group Zoom Meeting
When: First Monday of the month, 7 PM
Led by: Bryan

This book group is currently on hiatus.

Oops! Looks like something went wrong...


Graphic Novel Group

Where: Brookline Village Library Conference Room
When: Fourth Thursday of the Month, 7 pm
Led by: Jared

Read and discuss graphic novels with like-minded readers. We read a wide range of books, from big titles everyone has heard of to the newest micropress anthology that might just become you’re new favorite, and are always willing to try something new that the group is interested in reading.

Boys Run the Riot Vol. 1 Keito Gaku Cover
January 25

Boys Run the Riot Vol. 1

Keito Gaku

High schooler Ryo knows he’s transgender, but he doesn’t have anyone to confide in about the confusion he feels. He can’t tell his best friend, who he’s secretly got a crush on, and he can’t tell his mom, who’s constantly asking why Ryo

Read More View in Catalog
Prince Of Cats Ronald Wimberly Cover
February 22

Prince Of Cats

Ronald Wimberly

PRINCE OF CATS is the B side to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, played at an eighties block party in an NY where underground sword dueling blossomed alongside hip-hop, punk, disco, and no wave. Itês the story of the minor players with Tybalt at

Read More View in Catalog
The Complete Persepolis Marjane Satrapi Cover
March 28

The Complete Persepolis

Marjane Satrapi

20th ANNIVERSARY EDITION • Persepolis is a classroom staple, a feminist manifesto, and one of the most beloved graphic novels of all time. For the first time in hardcover, this stunning edition contains a new introduction by the author that examine

Read More View in Catalog

Queer Reading Group

Where: Brookline Village Library, meeting virtually -- register for the Queer Reading Group Zoom Meeting
When: Second Thursday of the Month, 7 pm
Led by: Percival

Read and discuss books by queer authors in a variety of genres. This group has a stress-free structure, where the conversation we develop about identity, gender, race, and all intersections that these generate is just as important as reading the book. We make space to feel seen, safe, ask questions, and learn.

The Natural Mother of the Child Krys Malcolm Belc Cover
March 14

The Natural Mother of the Child

Krys Malcolm Belc

Krys Malcolm Belc's visual memoir-in-essays explores how the experience of gestational parenthood—conceiving, birthing, and breastfeeding his son Samson—eventually clarified his gender identity. Krys Malcolm Belc has thought a lot about the

Read More View in Catalog
Loveless Alice Oseman Cover
April 11

Loveless

Alice Oseman

For fans of Love, Simon and I Wish You All the Best, a funny, honest, messy, completely relatable story of a girl who realizes that love can be found in many ways that don't involve sex or romance. From the marvelous author of Heartstopper comes

Read More View in Catalog
Record of a Spaceborn Few Becky Chambers Cover
May 9

Record of a Spaceborn Few

Becky Chambers

National Bestseller! Winner of the Hugo Award for Best Series! Brimming with Chambers' signature blend of heart-warming character relationships and dazzling adventure, Record of a Spaceborn few is the third standalone installment of the Wayfarer

Read More View in Catalog

Coolidge Corner Library


Afternoon Book Group

Where: Coolidge Corner Library, meeting virtually -- register for the Afternoon Book Group Zoom Meeting
When: Third OR Fourth Monday of each month, 3 PM; check events calendar for the latest schedule.
Led by: Guy

This group reads a variety of fiction and nonfiction. Books chosen are usually 350 pages or less and released within the last 5 years.

The Bandit Queens Parini Shroff Cover
February 26, 2024

The Bandit Queens

Parini Shroff

GOOD MORNING AMERICA BUZZ PICK • A young Indian woman finds the false rumors that she killed her husband surprisingly useful—until other women in the village start asking for her help getting rid of their own husbands—in this razor-sharp debut.

Read More View in Catalog
Spill Simmer Falter Wither Sara Baume Cover
March 25

Spill Simmer Falter Wither

Sara Baume

A debut novel already praised as "unbearably poignant and beautifully told" (Eimear McBride) this captivating story follows -- over the course of four seasons -- a misfit man who adopts a misfit dog. It is springtime, and two outcasts -- a

Read More View in Catalog
There is Nothing for You Here Fiona Hill Cover
April 22

There is Nothing for You Here

Fiona Hill

"Foreign policy expert and key impeachment witness Fiona Hill reveals how declining opportunity has set America on the grim path of modern Russia--and shows how we can return hope to our forgotten places. In this deeply personal account, she sha

Read More View in Catalog
Scorched Grace Margot Douaihy Cover
May 20

Scorched Grace

Margot Douaihy

Sister Holiday, a chain-smoking, heavily tattooed, queer nun, puts her amateur sleuthing skills to the test in this "unique and confident" debut crime novel (Gillian Flynn). When Saint Sebastian's School becomes the target of a shockin

Read More View in Catalog

Midday Monday Mystery

Where: Coolidge Corner Library, virtual option available -- register for the Midday Monday Mystery Zoom Meeting
When: Second Monday of the month, 12:30 PM
Led by: Brita

A mystery book group at the Coolidge Corner Library.

Miss Aldridge Regrets Louise Hare Cover
December 11, 2023

Miss Aldridge Regrets

Louise Hare

“Super cinematic and every bit as Agatha Christie-esque as its sounds... ifyou like murder mysteries, pick this one up!” -Emily Henry, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Book Lovers Named A Most Anticipated Mystery of Summer by Betches, Esse

Read More View in Catalog
A Share in Death Deborah Crombie Cover
January 8, 2024

A Share in Death

Deborah Crombie

A week's holiday in a luxurious Yorkshire time-share is just what Scotland Yard's Superintendent Duncan Kincaid needs. But the discovery of a body floating in the whirlpool bath ends Kincaid's vacation before it's begun. One of hi

Read More View in Catalog
The Dutch Shoe Mystery Ellery Queen Cover
February 12, 2024

The Dutch Shoe Mystery

Ellery Queen

Queen visits an operating theater to witness a surgery, but finds a murder instead The son of a police detective, Ellery Queen grew up in a bloody atmosphere. Since he started lending his deductive powers to the New York City homicide squad, he has s

Read More View in Catalog
Takes One to Know One Susan Isaacs Cover
March 11, 2024

Takes One to Know One

Susan Isaacs

An ex-FBI agent in suburbia feels driven to investigate her neighbor in the “delicious” new novel from the New York Times–bestselling author (Newsday). Just a few years ago, Corie Geller was busting terrorists as an agent for the FBI. But at th

Read More View in Catalog

Movie Matinee

Where: Coolidge Corner Library Meeting Room
When: Wednesdays at 1:30 PM
Led by: Jeanne

Join the Coolidge Corner Library every week for free screenings of recent favorite films! Doors open at 1:15 PM.

Joan Baez: I Am a Noise  Cover
February 7

Joan Baez: I Am a Noise

Since her debut at the age of 18, musician, civil rights campaigner and activist Joan Baez has been on stage for over 60 years. For the now 82-year-old, the personal has always been political, and her friendship with Martin Luther King and her pacifi

Read More View in Catalog
Emma.  Cover
February 14

Emma.

In 1800s England, a well-meaning but selfish young woman meddles in the love lives of her friends.

View in Catalog
The Holdovers  Cover
February 21

The Holdovers

A curmudgeonly instructor at a New England prep school is forced to remain on campus during Christmas break to babysit the handful of students with nowhere to go. Eventually, he forms an unlikely bond with one of them — a damaged, brainy troublemak

Read More View in Catalog
Polite Society  Cover
February 28

Polite Society

Martial artist-in-training Ria Khan believes she must save her older sister Lena from her impending marriage. After enlisting the help of her friends, Ria attempts to pull off the most ambitious of all wedding heists in the name of independence and s

Read More View in Catalog

The Millennial Book Group

Where: Coolidge Corner Library
When: Third Thursday of the month, 7 PM
Led by: Jackie

A book club intended for busy millennials looking to make connections and read books they never thought to read before. Group members select a variety of books (such as fiction, non-fiction, memoir, short story, and even graphic novels) and discuss each month. After the discussion, we continue to a local eatery in Coolidge Corner to socialize.

The World and All That It Holds Aleksandar Hemon Cover
January 18

The World and All That It Holds

Aleksandar Hemon

"From literary powerhouse Aleksandar Hemon, author of The Lazarus Project, comes a big, brilliant, sweeping novel of love, memory, and history in the making. It tells of the relationship between Pinto and Osman, who cross the battlefields of the

Read More View in Catalog
“You Just Need to Lose Weight” Aubrey Gordon Cover
February 15

“You Just Need to Lose Weight”

Aubrey Gordon

The co-host of the Maintenance Phase podcast and creator of Your Fat Friend equips you with the facts to debunk common anti-fat myths and with tools to take action for fat justice The pushback that shows up in conversations about fat justice takes ex

Read More View in Catalog
Lesser Known Monsters of the 21st Century Kim Fu Cover
March 21

Lesser Known Monsters of the 21st Century

Kim Fu

"The strange and wonderful define Kim Fu’s story collection, where the line between fantasy and reality fades in and out, elusive and beckoning." —The New York Times Book Review A LitHub, ALTA, and PureWow Best Book of the Month A BuzzF

Read More View in Catalog
I'm Glad My Mom Died Jennette McCurdy Cover
April 18

I'm Glad My Mom Died

Jennette McCurdy

A heartbreaking and hilarious memoir by iCarly and Sam & Cat star Jennette McCurdy about her struggles as a former child actor—including eating disorders, addiction, and a complicated relationship with her overbearing mother—and how she retoo

Read More View in Catalog
Woman, Eating Claire Kohda Cover
May 16

Woman, Eating

Claire Kohda

A young, mixed-race vampire must find a way to balance her deep-seated desire to live amongst humans with her incessant hunger in this stunning debut novel from a writer-to-watch. Lydia is hungry. She's always wanted to try Japanese food. Sashim

Read More View in Catalog
How to Think Like a Woman Regan Penaluna Cover
June 20

How to Think Like a Woman

Regan Penaluna

From a bold new voice in nonfiction, an exhilarating account of the lives and works of influential 17th and 18th century feminist philosophers Mary Wollstonecraft and her predecessors who have been written out of history, and a searing look at the au

Read More View in Catalog

Putterham Library


Council on Aging Book Group

Where: Putterham Library Meeting Room, meeting virtually -- register for the Council on Aging Book Group Zoom Meeting
When: Third or fourth Monday of the month, 2 PM
Led by: Ginger

A book group for seniors to read together.

Winter Recipes from the Collective Louise Glück Cover
January 22

Winter Recipes from the Collective

Louise Glück

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE A haunting book by a poet whose voice speaks of all our lifetimes Louise Glück’s thirteenth book is among her most haunting. Here as in the Wild Iris there is a chorus, but the speakers are entirely human, s

Read More View in Catalog
The Neighbor Favor Kristina Forest Cover
February 26

The Neighbor Favor

Kristina Forest

A shy bookworm enlists her charming neighbor to help her score a date, not knowing he’s the obscure author she’s been corresponding with, in this sparkling and heart-fluttering romance by Kristina Forest. Shy, bookish, and admittedly awkward, Lil

Read More View in Catalog
Women Talking Miriam Toews Cover
March 18

Women Talking

Miriam Toews

The basis of the Oscar-winning film from writer/director Sarah Polley, starring Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley, with Ben Whishaw and Frances McDormand. INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER “This amazing, sad, shocking, but touching novel, based on a r

Read More View in Catalog
Persepolis Marjane Satrapi Cover
April 22

Persepolis

Marjane Satrapi

BEST SELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • Wise, funny, and heartbreaking, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi’s acclaimed graphic memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. “A wholly original achievement.... Satrapi evokes hers

Read More View in Catalog
Our Missing Hearts Celeste Ng Cover
May 20

Our Missing Hearts

Celeste Ng

An instant New York Times bestseller • A New York Times Notable Book of 2022 • Named a Best Book of 2022 by People, TIME Magazine, The Washington Post, USA Today, NPR, Los Angeles Times, and Oprah Daily, and more • A Reese's Book Club Pick

Read More View in Catalog