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Calendar of Book Group Programs

Fall 2014

New participants always welcome. No registration necessary, just drop in. Co-sponsored by the Friends of Ferguson Library. For more information call 203-964-1000.

Tuesday Night Book Discussions at Main

Contemporary fiction, award-winning nonfiction and classics. For more information call 351-8231. Tuesdays at 7 p.m. The Ferguson Library, corner of Bedford and Broad Streets - Third Floor Board Room



September 30
The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure

October 28
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

December 2
Tenth of December: Stories by George Saunders


Harry Bennett Branch Reader’s Choice

An informal discussion series of popular titles. For more information call
203 351-8292. Mondays at 7 p.m.  Harry Bennett Branch Location



September 8
The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom

October 6
A House in the Sky: A Memoir by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett

November 10
The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell



December 8
Calling Me Home by Julie Kibler


Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch First Monday Book Discussions

Current fiction and nonfiction titles.
For more information call 351-8285. Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. Weed Memorial
& Hollander Branch Location




September 2
The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

October 7
Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel 


November 4
Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage: Stories by Alice Munro


December 2
Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell Jr.


South End Branch

African and African-American authors.
Led by Donna Thompson-Bennett and E. Phillip McKain. For more
information call 351-8280. Mondays at 7 p.m. South End Branch Location




September 22
Who Asked You? by Terry McMillan

October 27
Foreign Gods, Inc. by Okey Ndibe
November 17
Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat by Edward Kelsey Moore

December 22
Twelve Gates to the City by Daniel Black


Spanish Reading Club



Saturday, October 25 at 3 p.m.
Main Library Third Floor Rotary Room
El que la hace-- ¿la paga? edited by Vicente Francisco Torres

Saturday, November 22 at 3 p.m. 
by Miguel Barnet


French Book Discussion



Thursday, October 30 at 6:30 p.m.
Main Library Third Floor Rotary Room
La Vie en mieux: deux histoires by Anna Gavalda

November 20 at 6:30  p.m.

La déesse des petites victoires
Yannick Grannec


The New Yorker Discussion Group

Discuss contemporary culture and events based on selected readings from The New Yorker. Diana B. Loevy, facilitator. Registration required.

Main Library
Third Floor Board Room
Mondays, from 6 to 8 p.m.
September 22 & 29, October 6, 20 & 27,
November 3, 10 & 17 and December 1 & 15.
Call 203 351-8224 or email
Wednesdays from 1 to 3 p.m.
October 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, and November 5, 12 &
19 and December 3 & 10.

Call 203 351-8292.


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