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Calendar of Book Group Programs

Fall 2015

New participants always welcome. No registration necessary, just drop in. Co-sponsored by the Friends of Ferguson Library. For more information call 203-964-1000.

Tuesday Night Book Discussions at Main
Contemporary fiction, award-winning non-fiction, and classics. Facilitated by Library staff.
For more information, call 203 351-8231.
Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
Main Library, DiMattia Building
, corner of Bedford and Broad Streets
Third Floor Board Room

September 29
Station Eleven
by Emily St. John Mandel

October 27
The Book of Unknown Americans

by Cristina Henríquez

November 17
Nora Webster
by Colm Tóibín


Harry Bennett Branch Reader’s Choice

An informal discussion series of popular titles. For more information call
203 351-8292. Mondays at 7 p.m.  Harry Bennett Branch Location



October 5
The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry
by Gabrielle Zevin

November 9
The Boston Girl
by Anita Diamant

Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch First Monday Book Discussions

Current fiction and nonfiction titles.
For more information call 351-8285. Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. Weed Memorial
& Hollander Branch Location



September 1
The Children Act
by Ian McEwan

October 6
The Interestings
by Meg Wolitzer

November 3
My Brilliant Friend
by Elena Ferrante

South End Branch

African and African-American authors.
Led by Donna Thompson-Bennett and E. Phillip McKain. For more
information call 351-8280. Mondays at 7 p.m. South End Branch Location


September 28
Saint Monkey
by Jacinda Townsend
October 26
God Bless the Child
by Toni Morrison
November 23
Forty Acres
by Dwayne Alexander Smith

Spanish Reading Club
Main Library, DiMattia Building
Third Floor Rotary Room
Saturdays at 3:00 p.m.

September 26 at 3 p.m.
La Sombra del Viento (El cementerio de los libros olvidados nº 1) by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
October 24 at 3 p.m.
La Oculta  by Héctor Abad Faciolince

French Book Discussion Group

Main Library, DiMattia Building
Third Floor Rotary Room
Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

September 24
Et puis, Paulette by Barbara Constantine
October 29
On ne voyait que le bonheur by Grégoire Delacourt

The New Yorker Discussion Group

Discuss contemporary culture and events based on selected readings from The New Yorker. Diana B. Loevy, facilitator. Registration required.

Main Library
Third Floor Board Room
Call 203 351-8224 or email

Call 203 351-8292.

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