Adult Programs


Adult Book Discussion Group

Third Thursdays at 7:00pm
November 15

Haven’t been to one of our book discussions, yet? Our group is open to everyone. You are welcome to attend! Copies are available at our circulation.

2018 Adult Book Discussion Group Reading Selections


 January  February March April
 Curious Charms of
Arthur Pepper

by Phaedra Patrick
Leaving Time
by Jodi Picoult
The Paris Architect
by Charles Belfoure
The Tea Girl of 
Hummingbird Lane 
by Lisa See
May      June      July      August
by Fredrik Backman
The Residence
by Kate Andersen Brower
In a Dark, Dark Wood
by Ruth Ware
And After the Fire
by Lauren Belfer
September October November  
Radium Girls
By Kate Moore
When Breath Becomes Air
by Paul Kalanithi
A Redbird Christmas
by Fannie Flagg

Adult Book Discussion Group Reading Suggestions


Book Discussion Group Reading Suggestion List
Looking for a good book? Our Book Discussion members have some recommendations!

Ambrose, S. Nothing Like it in the World
Ambrose, S. The Wild Blue : the Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24’s Over Germany 
Baldacci, D. The Camel Club
Chase-Riboud, B. Sally Hemings
Child, J. My Life in France 
Chopra, D. Buddha : A Story of Enlightenment
Dostoyevsky, F. Crime and Punishment
Gilbert, E. Eat, Pray, Love
Golding, W. Lord of the Flies
Gregory, P. The Queen’s Fool : A Novel
Grisham, J. Skipping Christmas
Kidd, S.M. The Secret Life of Bees
Kostova, E. The Historian 
Lapierre, D. City of Joy
Lansing, A. Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage
Lowry, L. The Giver
McCarthy, C. Outer Dark
McCarthy, C. The Road 
O’Connor, F. Wise Blood
Orwell, G. 1984
Smith, A. Name All the Animals : A Memior 
Steinbeck, J. Grapes of Wrath
Thompson, J. After Dark, My Sweet
Wallach, J. The Desert Queen : The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell
Wiesal, E. Night

Any Books by the following authors are also highly recommended:

Diane Mott Davidson
Charles Dickens
William Faulkner
Ernest Hemingway
Edgar Allen Poe
Oscar Wilde
Virginia Woolf

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We are very fortunate to be located in the same building as the East Rochester Senior Center. Headed by Jean Daniel, this dynamic group tours, sings, dances, plays cards, works on crafts, and acts as the drop-off point for our local Meals On Wheels Program. Come join Jean and her group!

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