Book Groups


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Book Club Kits are available from all branch libraries and may be requested from the online catalog. The check out limit is 2 kits, the loan period is 6 weeks and a kit may be renewed 1 time.

Avid Readers Book Group @ Fairview

The Avid Readers Book Club will meet on fourth Wednesday each month at 1:00 pm to discuss the books that individual members have read during the past month. New members are always welcome to all groups.  See Fairview's home page or email the Library for more information.

Fairview Book Club @ Fairview

The Fairview Book Club meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm.  

 April 11
 Orphan Train by Cristina Baker Kline
 May 19
 Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
 June 13
 A Man Called Ove by Frederick Backman
 July 11
 See Jane Run by Joy Fielding
 August 8
 Me Talk Pretty Someday by David Sedaris
 September 12
 The Next by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
 October 10
 The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
 November 14
 My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrick Backman

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Best Reads Book Club @ Main

The Best Reads Book Club meets on the third Thursday of each month at 1:00 pm. Meetings are usually held in the Williamson Room on the second floor of the Main Library in Franklin. New readers are welcome.

 December 20
 The Education of Little Tree by Forrest Carter
January 17
 A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
February 21
 A Piece of the World by Christian Baker Kline
March 21
 The Chilbury Ladies Club by Jennifer Ryan
April 18
 Trail of Feathers: In search of the Birdmen of Peru by Tahir Shah
May 16
 Ahab's wife by Sena Jeter Naslund
 June 20
There, There by Tommy Orange
July 18
I Shall Be Near to You by Erin Lindsay McCabe
August 15
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
 September 19
Empire Falls by Richard Russo
October 17
Educated: a Memoir by Tara Westover
November 21
The Judge Hunter by Christopher Bucklley
December 19
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad


What's Cooking @ Bethesda Cookbook Club

This Book Club meets the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m.  Call the Bethesda Branch for more information at 615-790-1887.

 January 19
 Cooking Light Recipes
 February 16
 Soups and Stews
 March 16
 Mexican Food
 April 20
 Breakfast Food
 May 18
 Alton Brown
 June 15
 Bobby Flay
 July 20
 Picnic Food
 August 17
 The Chew
 September 21
 Mario Battali
 October 19
 Halloween / Fall Food
 November 16
 Greek Food
 December 13
 (Wednesday) - bring treats to the library's Open House

Book Group @ Bethesdaimage book group meeting

The Bethesda Book Group for adults meets on the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm. New members are always welcome.

 January 3
 Eliza Hamilton by Tilar Mazzeo
 February 7
 The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
 March 7
The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas
 April 5
Grief Cottage by Gail Goodwin
 May 3
 Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
 June 6
 Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
 July 5
 Murder in Music City by Michael Bishop
 August 1
 The Burning Girl by Claire Messud
 September 5
 Radium girls by Kate Moore
 October 3
 See What I Have done by Sara Schmidt


Tuesday Morning Book Club @ College Grove Branch

New members are always welcome to join our lively, informal discussions. The club, a joint venture of the Library and FiftyForward College Grove, is open to adults of all ages.   We meet on the third Tuesday at 9:00 a.m


 January 15
 My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry Fredrick Backman
 February 19
 Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
 March 19
 Before We were Yours by Lisa Wingate
 April 16
Varina by Charles Frazier
 May 21
One Good Mama Bone by Bren McClain
 June 18
 Lilac Girls by Marth Hall Kelly
 July 16
 Educated: a Memoir by Tara Westover
 September 16
 11/22/63 by Stephen King
 October 15
 The President is Missing by Clinton and Patterson
 November 19
 Inside the O'Briens by Lisa Genova
 December 17
 Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

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Literary Ladies Book Club @ Main

The Literary Ladies Book Club meets the third Monday at 6:00 in the board Room on the second floor of the library.  New members are always welcome.
 January 28
 Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
 February 18
 The Story of Arthur Trulove by Elizabeth Berg
 March 18
 Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
 April 15
 Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart
 May 20
 Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan
 June 17
 Dune by Frank Herbert
 July 15
 A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
 August 19
 An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield
 September 16
 The Excellent Lombards by Jane Smiley
 October 21
 The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden
 November 18
 As Good as Gone by Larry Watson
 December 116
 News of the World by Paulette Giles

Eclectic Readers @ Nolensville

The Eclectic Readers meet the third Thursday of every month at 1:00 pmto discuss a book selection. There is no meeting in December. 


 January 19
 Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
 February 16
 At the Water's Edge by Sara Gruen
 March 16
 The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin
 April 20
 Lone Wolf by Jodi Piccoult
 May 18
 Devil Amongst the Lawyers by Sharyn McCrumb
 June 15
 Thunderstruck by Erik Larson
 July 20
 When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
 August 17
 Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
 September 20
 The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan
 October 19
 The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
 November 16
 Deep Down Dark by Hector Tobar