Book Groups

Our Book Groups are Currently Meeting Virtually

Adults Read YAOpen MindsRead It & SteepScience Book Discussion GroupThe Next Big ThingMystery Book Club

Adults Read YA Book Club

Meets on the 1st 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 2021 Selections:

January 6:

Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel

By Jason Reynolds, Illustrated by Danica Novgorodoff

 Physical Book

February 3:

Clap When You Land

by Elizabeth Acevedo

 Physical Book
 Audiobook on CD
 eBook
 Digital Audiobook

March 3:

All Boys Aren’t Blue

by George M. Johnson

 Physical Book
 eBook

April 7:

The House on Mango Street

by Sandra Cisneros

 Physical Book
 eBook

May 5:

Patron Saints of Nothing

by Randy Ribay

 Physical Book
 Audiobook on CD
 eBook
 Digital Audiobook

June 5:

Like a Love Story

by Abdi Nazeman

 Physical Book
 Audiobook on CD
 eBook

 

Adults Read YA Selections since 2020

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 2021 Selections:

Please check back to see whether these meetings will be held via Zoom or in person.

January 19 via Zoom:

The Resisters

By Gish Jen

 Physical Book
 Digital eBook
Digital Audiobook

February 16:

A Long Petal of the Sea

by Isabel Allende

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

March 16:

The Water Dancer

by Ta-Nehisi Coates

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

April 20:

Transcendent Kingdom

by Yaa Gyasi

Physical Book
Large Type Physical Book
 Audiobook on CD

May 18:

The Vanishing Half

by Brit Bennett

Physical Book
Large Type Physical Book
 Audiobook on Playaway

 

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 2021 Selections:

Please check back to see whether these meetings will be held via Zoom or in person.

January 19 via Zoom:

Because Internet

by Gretchen McCulloch

Physical Book
 eBook
Digital Audiobook

February 16 via Zoom:

A Gentleman in Moscow

A Gentleman in Moscow

by Amor Towles

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

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 Discussion Group Selections for 2021:

Please check back to see whether these meetings will be held via Zoom or in person.

January 21 via zoom:

The End of Everything (Astrophysically Speaking)

by Katie Mack

 Physical Book

 eBook
Digital Audiobook

 

February 18 via zoom:

The Deep History of Ourselves

by Joseph LeDoux

 Physical Book

March 18 via zoom:

Entangled Life

by Merlin Sheldrake

 Physical Book
 eBook
Digital Audiobook

April 15 via zoom:

Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death & Art

by Rebecca Wragg Sykes

 Physical Book

Science Book Group Selections since 2000

History Book Group

The History Book Club is NOT currently meeting due to the library closure.

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.

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 2021 Selections:

January 21 via Zoom:

My Dark Vanessa

by Kate Elizabeth Russell

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

February 18 via Zoom:

A Certain Hunger

by Chelsea Summers

 Physical Book

March 18 via Zoom:

A Burning

by Megha Majumdar

 Physical Book
 Large Type Physical Book
 eBook
 Digital Audiobook

 

The Next Big Thing Selections since 2019

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 2021 Topics:

  • January 11: Medical Mysteries
  • February 8: Ruth Rendell or Ruth Ware
  • March 8: Mysteries Set in Ireland

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 Selections since 2015