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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:

June 3 -- Book group participants describe/review a novel they have recently read.
July 1 -- "Commonwealth" by Ann Patchett
Aug. 5 -- "Crossing to Safety" by Wallace Stegner 
Sept. 2 -- "The Music Shop: A Novel" by Rachel Joyce

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:

June 18 -- Book group participants describe/review a nonfiction book they have recently read.
July 16 -- "Strangers Drowning: Impossible Idealism, Drastic Choices, and the Urge to Help" by Larissa MacFarquhar
Aug. 20 -- "Bold Spirit: Helga Estby's Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America" by Linda Hunt
Sept. 17 -- "Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity"  by Katherine Boo