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Book Discussion Groups @GPPL

1st TUESDAY BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

Meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 2:30 pm in the Central Library Program Room
Please contact Kathleen Gallagher at 313-343-2074 x209, for more information.

View 2017-2018 1st Tuesday Schedule

View 2017-2018 1st Tuesday Schedule

October 3, 2017 – Elephant Moon by John Sweeney

November 7, 2017 – Beer Money by Frances Stroh

December 5, 2017 – Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

January 2, 2018 – To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey

February 6, 2018 – X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz with Kekla Magoon

March 6, 2018 – Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

April 3, 2018 – Evicted by Matthew Desmond

May 1, 2018 – Threading My Prayer Rug by Sabeeha Rehman

SUMMER READValiant Ambition by Nathaniel Philbrick

4th MONDAY BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

Meets on the 4th Monday of the month at 1:30 pm in the Woods Library Program Room
Contact Priscilla Burns at 343-2072 x205 for more information | 2012-2013 Schedule | 2013-14 Schedule | 2014-2015 Schedule | 2015-16 Schedule | 2016-17 Schedule

View 2017-2018 4th Monday Schedule

View 2017-2018 4th Monday Schedule

September 25, 2017 – LaRose by Louise Erdrich

October 23, 2017 – Perfume River by Robert Olen Butler

November 27, 2017 – News of the World by Paulette Jiles

December – NO MEETING

January 22, 2018 – Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

February 26, 2018 – The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan

March 26, 2018 – Dear Life: Stories by Alice Munro

April 23, 2018 – The Fortunes by Peter Ho Davies

May – NO MEETING

June 25, 2018 – Gold Fame Citrus by Claire Vaye Watkins

TUESDAY NIGHT BOOK DISCUSSION

Meets 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the Ewald Branch Story Time Room
Contact Maria Almaguer at 343-2072 x206

View 2017-18 Tuesday Night Schedule

View 2017-18 Tuesday Night Schedule

September 12, 2017 – American Housewife: Stories by Helen Ellis

October 10, 2017 – Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, A Daring Rescue, and the Making of Winston Churchill by Candice Millard.

November 14, 2017 – The Girls by Emma Cline

January 9, 2018 – Dead Wake:  The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson

February 13, 2018 – The Turn of the Screw by Henry James

March 13, 2018 – Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast

April 10, 2018 – Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

May 8, 2018 – The Six:  The Lives of the Mitford Sisters by Laura Thompson

MYSTERY BOOK DISCUSSION @ WOODS

Meets 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the Woods Branch Story Time Room
Contact Maria Almaguer at 343-2072 x206

View 2017-18 Mystery Book Discussion Schedule

View 2017-18 Mystery Book Discussion Schedule

September 26, 2017 – Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood

November 28, 2017 – The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler

January 23, 2018 – Still Life by Louise Penny

March 27, 2018 – Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosely

May 22, 2018 – The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith

July 24, 2018 – American Heiress: the Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst by Jeffrey Toobin

DECONSTRUCTED BOOK CLUB @CENTRAL

A low-pressure, guilt-free variation on the book club! The Deconstructed Book Club does away with the traditional reading list: just bring a book or two that you would like to recommend to your book loving peers. All genres of fiction and non-fiction are welcome and encouraged!

We me in the Program Room at the Central Branch, from 7:00 – 8:30 pm on the first Wednesday of each month (some exceptions apply, see schedule below). Please register online, or contact Danis Houser at dhouser@gp.lib.mi.us or 313-343-2074 ext. 212 for more information.

Deconstructed Book Club 2017-2018 Schedule

  • October 4
  • November 8
  • December 6
  • January 10
  • February 7
  • March 7
  • April 4
  • May 2
  • June 6