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Adult Book Discussion Group
Third Thursdays at 7:00pm
Temporarily Cancelled

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.

Siobhan McDonald speaks about her new book on Alzheimer's
Thursday, April 23rd 2020 at 6pm  Cancelled

Discussion is free of charge, and open to the public.  Please call 586-8302 for information.

2020 Adult Book Discussion Group Reading Selections


 January  February March April

 Little Fires Everywhere
by Celeste Ng

Eleanor Oliphant is
completely fine
by Gail Honeyman
         Shanghai Girls
by  Lisa See
    Behold the Dreamers
by Imbolo Mbue
May      June      July      August
Book That Matters Most
by Ann Hood
The Train to Crystal City
by Jan Jarboe Russell
A Piece of the World
by Christina Baker-Kline
The Other Einstein
by Marie Benedict
September October November  
Small Great Things
by Jodi Picoult
A Gentleman in Moscow
by Amor Towles
The Muralist
by B.A. Shapiro

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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East Rochester Senior Center
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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