BILL MEMORIAL'S BOOK CLUBS

The Bill Memorial Library is home to two established book clubs: the Food for Thought Book Club and the Speculative Fiction 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.

A list of previous years' selections,can be found here.
A list of the current and previous year's selections can be found below.

2019:

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

2018:

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

THE BILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY

240 Monument Street / Groton, CT 06340

860-445-0392

 

Library Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 10-8
Wednesday & Friday: 10-5
Saturday: 10-3
Closed Sunday