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Noontime Book Discussion Group

For over thirty years, a group of adults have been meeting one Friday a month at noon for a reading. Currently the members rotate turns in facilitating the discussion and providing refreshments. Members either purchase their own copies of the books or read copies acquired by the library on interlibrary loan.  For more information about this group, please call Sandy Raymond, Assistant Director. 

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Evening Book Discussion Group

Our evening book group starts on Monday, Oct 4th at 7:30pm. The focus is on current literary fiction, with the odd classic or genre work thrown in. Meetings are roughly every four weeks on Mondays at 7:30pm. Reference Librarian Andy Moore has selected the books and will lead the first discussion, with the hope that a different participant will moderate each following month. No registration required.

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Non-Fiction Book Group

In July of 2014, we launched Wayland Library’s first nonfiction book group.  This group focuses on relatively recent nonfiction, though occasionally, we may add an older work to the schedule when there is interest.  We meet on the third Monday of each month, from 7-9 PM, in the Raytheon Room.  Participants may either purchase their own copies of the books, or read copies acquired by the library.  Library copies are available for check out at the circulation desk in advance of each book group meeting.  For more information about this group, please call Nancy McMenemy-McColm at 508-358-2311 or email her at nmccolm@minlib.net. "

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Armchair Travel Book Group

The Armchair Travel Book Club is for folks interested in going 'round the world through a shared reading experience. We read travelogues written by all kinds of travelers who see the world in various ways. Deterred by the idea of committing to a book club? Don't be! This will be a laid back group that welcomes all levels of participation. We'll meet the second Wednesday of each month at 11:30am in the Raytheon Room. Questions? Contact Rachel Sideman-Kurtz.

Information about the Armchair Travel Book Group:

Reading Websites

  • Websites for Book Lovers — The Morton Grove Public Library has put together an extensive collection of links to sites of interest to readers.
  • GoodReads — A social network for book lovers that also provides an algorithm to recommend books to its users.
  • BookSpot — Bestseller lists, genre divisions, reviews and places to buy books.
  • Reader's Club  — An award winning book review site managed by the Charlotte & Mecklenburg County Public Library staff.
  • Book Group Buzz - Book group tips and links, reading lists, and lively talk of literary news from the experts at Booklist Online
  • Overbooked: Table of Contents — Information about fiction and readable nonfiction.

 

 

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