Book Groups

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 60 days and a kit may be renewed 1 time. Available titles.


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.

The Fairview Book Club meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm.  Here are the first three books:

January 10    Night Music by Erin Morgenstern
February 7    Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty (date changed because of a Valentine's Day program)
March 14      At the water's edge by Sara Gruen


Best Reads Book Club @ Main

Stack of books.

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.

2017

  • January 19:    Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
  • February 16:   Nobody's Fool by Richard Russo
  • March 16:      Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
  • April 20:        Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
  • May 18:        City of Thieves by David Benioff
  • June 15:       How Green was My Valley by Richard Llewyllen


Book Group @ Bethesda

image book group meetingThe Bethesda Book Group for adults meets on the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm. New members are always welcome.
  • January 5:   The Doctor's Daughter by Belle Blackburn
  • February 2:  Hidden Figures by Margot Shetterly
  • March 2:     The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window by Jonas Jonasson
  • April 6:        Lilac girls by Martha Hall Kelly

Cookbook Book Club @ College Grove 

Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes? Do you enjoy sampling and sharing new dishes? Then you'll love this book club! We pick the theme; you chose and make a recipe to share. We meet on the second Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Themes

  • May -   Mexican
  • June -  Dairy Recipes (June is Dairy Month)
  • July -   Fresh from the Garden
  • Aug.    No Meeting
  • Sept. - Choose a Country
  • Oct. -   Halloween Treats
  • Nov. -  Election Day Party
  • Dec. -  Christmas Cookies

 

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 17          Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
  • February 21       The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
  • March 21            Half-broke Horses by Jeanette Walls
  • April 18 Orphan Mother by Robert Hicks
  • May 16  The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
  • June 20   When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
  • July 18   The Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown
  • August No Meeting
  • September 19   Fates and Furies by Lauren Goff
  • October 17   The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  • November 21   Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
  • December 19   Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
                                    

Literary Ladies Book Club @ Main

image lady readyThe 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 23 -   The Boys in the Boat  by Daniel James
  • February 27 -  A Man Called Ove by Jess Walter
  • March 20 -     West with the Night by Beryl Markham
  • April 17 -       Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepsys
  • May 15 -        The Martian by Andy Weir
  • June 19 -       The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

 

Eclectic Readers @ Nolensville

The
Eclectic Readers meet the third Thursday of every month at 1:00 pm to 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 become Air by Paul Kalanithi
Aug 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

No December meeting

The Literary Classics Online Book Club 

Literary Classics Online Bookclub
Like to read classics? This club is for you!

Six classics are selected for online discussion annually. Each discussion lasts two months.

  Stay tuned for more information . . .