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Book Groups

Book Groups

All book discussion groups are cooridnated and led by volunteers. Participants are welcome to purchase their own copies of discussion books, or check out copies from the Troy Public Library or other public libraries. The Friends' Book Shop may also have copies available for sale. 

Select a book cover below to view it in the Catalog.  Some Book Clubs require registration. Select the linked dates to register. 

 As a Matter of Fact (Nonfiction)   Gatekeepers   CanDemocracySurvive  

No January Meeting

Third Wednesday of the Month, 1:30 pm
Meeting Room
  Nov 21: The Gatekeepers: Chiefs of Staff Through History
by Chris Whipple 
  Dec 19: Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism?
by Robert Kuttner 
 Books & Brews   Educated   No December meeting   dearfahrenheit
 NEW DAY: Third Monday of the Month, 6 pm
FALL LOCATION: The Gathering Place, 3985 John R
  Nov 19: Educated
by Tara Westover
      Jan 21: Dear Fahrenheit 451
by Annie Spence 
Booked for Lunch   AmericanMarriage   ColdSassyTree   Educated
 First Wednesday of the Month, 12:15 pm
Meeting Room
  Dec 5: An American Marriage
by Tayari Jones
  Jan 2: Cold Sassy Tree
by Olive Burns, led by Mary Short
Location TBD
  Feb 6: Educated
by Tara Westover
 Dan Ewald's 
Book Group
  EleanorOliphant    No December  or January Meeting   oursoulsatnight
Second Tuesday of the Month, 7 pm
Meeting Room
   Nov 13: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
by Gail Honeyman
      Feb 12: Our Souls at Night
by Kent Haruf 
NEW! Great American Read Book Club   HitchhikersGuide        This is a limited Book Club.

 Third Tuesday of the Month, 6 pm
Meeting Room, Ages 16+
  Nov 20The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
by Douglas Adams
Life Readers   LittleFires   greatalone   EleanorOliphant
First Wednesday of the Month, 7 pm
Meeting Room
  Dec 5: Little Fires Everywhere
by Celeste Ng
   Jan 2: The Great Alone
by Kristin Hanna
Meeting at Panera Bread
   Feb 6: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
by Gail Honeyman
Mystery Book Club   PostMortem    No December meeting   Temptation
Second Tuesday of the Month, 10:15 am
Meeting Room
  Nov 13: Post Mortem
by Patricia Cornwell 
  Jan 8: The Temptation of Forgiveness
by Donna Leon Celine

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