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Book Clubs

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The library offers fiction and nonfiction book clubs. For information on joining and to check availability, please contact Lauretta Lyons at 203-453-8282 or llyons@guilfordfreelibrary.org (fiction), or  Lisa Coady at 203-453-8282 or lcoady@guilfordfreelibrary.org (nonfiction book club).

Fiction Book Club Schedule

Fiction Book Group: Meets at 1 pm, third Thursday of the month

As of May 2022, membership in the fiction group is currently full.  Contact the reference department to add your name to the waiting list.

August 19: One Two Three by Laurie Frankel
September 16: Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
October 21: Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
November 18: Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr

December 16: Lightning Strike by William Kent Krueger

January 20, 2022: The Sweetness of Water by Nathan Harris

February 17, 2022: Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan

March 17, 2022:  Matrix by Lauren Groff

April 28, 2022: Mercy Street by Jennifer Haigh

May 19, 2022: The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz

Nonfiction Book Group: 3rd Wednesday of the Month- 2 pm

1/15/20 No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in WWII by Doris Kearns Goodwin
2/19/20 The Genius of Birds by Jennifer Ackerman
3/18/20 Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic by Matt McCarthy
4/15/20 Six Months in 1945: FDR, Truman and Churchill – from World War to Cold War by Michael Dobbs
6/23/21 “Minor Feelings” by Cathy Park Hong
8/18/21 “Humankind: A Hopeful History” by Rutger Bregman (no meeting in July)
9/18/21 “Pastoral Song: A Farmer’s Journey” by James Rebanks