Book Clubs

GenLit

A book club for 20-30 somethings who enjoy discussing popular & relevant fiction & nonfiction.

Meets at various restaurants in the community on the third Wednesday of the month from January to October at 6:30 p.m.

Novel Idea

A book club for for readers who like to delve into a book's characters, plots, setting, & themes.

Meets at the library on the second Wednesday of the month from September to May at 7 p.m.

Crime Readers

A book club for readers who like unraveling clues, interpreting evidence, & analyzing characters.

Meets at Home Run Inn (Darien) on the third Thursday of the month from September to May. Dinner (optional) at 6 p.m. and discussion at 7 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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