BILL MEMORIAL'S BOOK CLUBS
The Bill Memorial Library is currently home to one established book club,
the Food for Thought Book Club.
Food For Thought
Food for Thought meets at 1 o'clock in the afternoon on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at Par Four Restaurant, 93 Plant Street, Groton.
The Food for Thought Book Club meets on the second Tuesday of each month at the Par 4 Restaurant, 93 Plant Street here in Groton, to satisfy their appetite for good food and thoughtful discussion ... the former starting when they arrive and the latter at 1:00. Copies of each monthly selection are available here at the library, and all are welcome to pick up a book and join in the fun.
COVID-19 Modification: The Food for Thought Book Club will be meeting outside of the Bill Memorial Library (weather permitting), resuming August 18, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.
A list of previous years' selections (2005 - 2015) can be found here.
A list of the current and previous year's selections can be found below.
January 14 : There, There by Tommy Orange
February 11: The Autobiography of Miss Jame Pittman by Ernest Gaines
March 10: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
Apri14: Circling the Sun by Paula McClain (Cancelled)
May 12: Mr. Emerson's Wife by Amy Belding Brown (Cancelled)
June 9: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (Rescheduled to August 18th)
July14: Girls Like Us by Sheila Weller
August 11: The Force by Don Winslow
September 8: Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast
October 13: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
November 10: One Book, One Region Selection: (to be determined)
December 8: Christmas Treasury by Louisa May Alcott
January: There, There by Tommy Orange
February: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
March: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, by Betty Smith
April: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
May: White Teeth by Zadie Smith
June: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
July: In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende
August: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Archidie
September: The Stand by Stephen King
October: Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
November: One Book, One Region Selection: Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett Krosoczka
December: A Christmas Blizzard by Garrison Keillor
January 9: Women of the Silk by Gail Tsukiyama
February 13: Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
March 13: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
April 10: Negroland: A Memoir by Margo Jefferson
May 8: James Merrill: Life and Art by Langdon Hammer
June 12: Lives Like Loaded Guns by Lyndall Gordon
July 10: M Train by Patti Smith
August 14: In the Night of Time by Antonio Munoz Molina
September 11: The Round House by Louise Erdrich
October 9: Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward
November 13: One Book One Region selection
December 11: In the Dark Streets Shineth: A 1941 Christmas Eve Story by David McCullough