Book Groups for Adults
Book Bunch Book Group
1st Monday of the month, 1:30-2:30p
Library Program Room
Reading current fiction and non-fiction. New members always welcome!
Questions? Contact Kay Klocko at 215-628-8744 or via our contact form
- December 3: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance
- January 7: Varina : a novel / Charles Frazier.
- February 4: Britt-Marie Was Here, by Fredrik Backman.
- March 4: Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War, by Karen Abbott.
- April 1: State of Wonder, by Ann Patchett.
- May 6: Pachinko, by Min Jin Lee.
- June 3: Little Fires Everywhere, by Celeste Ng
- July 1: Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin, by Jill Lepore.
- September 9 (one week late): The Woman in White, by Wilkie Collins.
- October 7: Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury. (Banned Book week is the end of September)j
- November 4: Clock Dance: A novel, by Anne Tyler.
- December 2: Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine, by Gail Honeyman.
- January 6, 2020: Educated: A Memoir, by Tara Westover.
Curious about what we’ve read in the past? Check out our booklist from 2001 to 2018.
Facilitator: Sara S.
History Book Group
1st Tuesday of the Month, 7-8 pm
Library Conference Room
Reading fiction and non-fiction books about history. New members always welcome.
Questions? Contact Kay Klocko at 215-628-8744 or via our contact page.
- December 4: The Oregon Trail : a new American journey / Rinker Buck.*
- January 8: Nightingales : the extraordinary upbringing and curious life of Miss Florence Nightingale / Gillian Gill.
- February 5: In the heart of the sea : the tragedy of the whaleship Essex / Nathaniel Philbrick.
- March 5: Norse mythology / Neil Gaiman .
- April 2: Nothing like it in the world : the men who built the transcontinental railroad, 1863-1869 / Stephen E. Ambrose.*
- May 7: A long way gone : memoirs of a boy soldier / Ishmael Beah.
- June 4: Killers of the Flower Moon : the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI / David Grann.
Upcoming books, especially those six months out, may change depending on group needs.
Bookworms Book Group
1st Thursday of the Month, 7:15-8:15p
Library Program Room
This group, facilitated by Lauren Smyth & Kay Klocko, reads current fiction and non fiction. New members always welcome!
- November 1: Haunting of Hill House / Shirley Jackson
- December 6: Martian by Andy Weir (on The Great American Reads list)
- January 3: Being Mortal: medicine and what matters in the end /Atul Gawanda
- February 7: TBA (some form of love story)
- March 7: Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry (on The Great American Reads list)
Curious about the Bookworms? Check out their list of books read.