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Reading Groups

The Fiction Book Discussion Group – “A Novel Experience” – meets on the 1st Wednesday of each month, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., in the Chesterfield Township Library meeting room. Our book group offers an opportunity to explore novels through interesting discussions and shared insights. You also get to meet new people with a shared love of reading. We offer selections ranging from popular and contemporary titles to the classics. Pick up a copy of the current selection at the checkout desk.

The upcoming Novel Experience book selections are:
Jan. 2 -- "The Christmas Pearl" by Dorothea Benton Frank
Feb. 5 -- "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead
March 4 -- "The Bookseller" by Cynthia Swanson

April 1 -- "News of the World" by Paulette Jiles
May 6 -- "Little Fires Everywhere" by Celeste Ng

The Chesterfield Township Library Nonfiction Book Discussion Group – “Real Reads” – meets in the library the 3rd Thursday of each month from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Join the dialogue as members share their observations, praise and criticism of books on current events, politics, history, culture and personal life struggles and triumphs. Pick up a copy of the current selection at the checkout desk.

The upcoming Real Reads book selections are:
Jan. 16 -- "What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City" by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha
Feb. 20 -- "Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life" by Eric Klinenberg
March 19 -- "Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know" by Malcolm Gladwell
April 16 -- "Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America" by Beth Macy
May 21 -- "Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: Life from Both Sides of the Couch" by Lori Gottlieb