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Reading Groups

Note: The Library's book discussion groups have moved online via WebEx until further notice. To register and receive an online meeting invitation send your contact information to chesterfieldlibrary@chelibrary.org.

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:

Sep. 2 -- "The Music Shop: A Novel" by Rachel Joyce
Oct. 7 -- "Bel Canto" by Ann Patchett
Nov. 4 -- "Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte
Dec. 2 -- "An Irish Country Doctor" by Patrick Taylor

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:

Sep. 17 -- "Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity"  by Katherine Boo
Oct. 15 -- "Travels with Charley: In Search of America" by John Steinbeck
Nov. 19 -- "Maybe You Should Talk to Someone" by Lori Gottlieb
Dec. 17 -- "The Library Book" by Susan Orlean