Book Groups

Our Book Groups are Currently Meeting Virtually

Adults Read YA Book Club

Meets on the 4th Wednesday of every month at 7 pm via Zoom! New members are always welcome. Any questions, contact Zoey Mills at zmills@ccls.org

Adults Read YA 2020 Selections:

Special Date: October 7 via Zoom:

The Wrath & the Dawn

By Renée Ahdieh

 Physical Book
 Audiobook on CD
 Digital eBook

 

Open Minds Book Group

Meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 2 pm. New members are always welcome. Any questions, contact Gretchen Chamberlin at gchamberlin@ccls.org

Open Minds 2020 Selections:

September 15:

The Overstory

By Richard Powers

 Physical Book
 Audiobook on CD
 Digital eBook

 

October 20: 

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead

By Olga Tokarczuk

 Physical Book
 Digital eBook
Digital Audiobook

Open Minds Book Group Selections since 2015

Read It & Steep Book Group

Read It & Steep welcomes readers with a love of non-traditional titles, scrumptious treats & spirited conversation. Read It & Steep meets on the third Tuesday of each month from 7-8:30 pm. New members are always welcome. Any questions, contact Kate Shaw at kshaw@ccls.org

Read It & Steep 2020 Selections:

August 18 via Zoom:

The Hate U Give

by Angie Thomas

Physical Book
 Audiobook on CD
 eBook
Digital Audiobook
 Film Adaptation

September 15 via Zoom:

In the Woods

by Tana French

 Physical Book
 Audiobook on CD
 eBook
 Digital Audiobook

 

October 20 via Zoom:

The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
The Strange Case of Jekyll & Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Vampyre by John Polidori

 

Read It & Steep Selections since 2012

Science Books Discussion Group

Meets on the third Thursday of every month at 7:30 pm. New members are always welcome. Any questions, contact Valerie Green at vgreen@ccls.org

Science Book Group 2020 Selections:

August 20 via Zoom:

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

by Rebecca Skloot

 Physical Book
 Large Type Physical Book
 Audiobook on CD
 eBook
 Digital Audiobook
 Film Adaptation

September 17 via Zoom:

The Mosquito

by Timothy Winegard

 Physical Book
 eBook
 Digital Audiobook

October 15 via Zoom:

Europe: A Natural History

by Tim Flannery

 Physical Book

 

Complete List of Science Book Group Selections 2000 – 2019

History Book Group

History buffs are invited to join this bimonthly book group at Tredyffrin Public Library. Members select the topic for each meeting and are free to read titles of their choosing and to participate in discussion of the topic at the next meeting. The group meets at 7 pm.

History Book Group 2020 Topics


  • The Next Big Thing Book Club

    Starting in August 2019: Have you been stuck in a rut reading all the same authors? Let us introduce you to new voices!  The Next Big Thing book club is an adult book club that reads debut titles by fresh, new authors.

    Meets on the third Thursday of every month at 6 pm.

    The Next Big Thing 2020 Selections:

    August 20 via Zoom:

    The Farm

    by Joanne Ramos

     Physical Book
     Large Type Physical Book
     eBook
     Digital Audiobook

    September 17 via Zoom:

    The Binding

    by Bridget Collins

     Physical Book
     eBook

    Mystery Book Club

    The Mystery Book Club will meet at 11 am on the second Monday of each month, currently meeting via zoom. Join us as we discuss mysteries under the following themes:

    Mystery Book Club 2020 Themes:

    • August 10: Mysteries Set on Islands
    • September 14: African American Detectives
    • October 12: Ghosts of Harvard by Francesca Serritella, or any other Ivy League mystery
  • For more information or to sign up, contact Beverly Michaels at 610.296.7996 or bmichaels@ccls.org.

    Art Book Club

    The Art Book Club is currently not meeting. For more information, contact Victoria Skelly at victoriacskelly@gmail.com or call Paoli Library at 610.296.7996.

    Art Book Club 2020 Dates and Selections:

    Art Book Club Selections since 2015