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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

November 25
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
The Chocolate Ship by Marissa Monteilh

   
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. 
Cimarron
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

Thursday,
November 20 at 6:30  p.m.

La déesse des petites victoires
by
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 programs@fergusonlibrary.org.
 
HARRY BENNETT BRANCH
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.


 

 Websites To Help Readers Find Good Books:

www.ReadingGroupChoices.com
www.ReadingGroupGuides.com