(Really Good!) Book Discussion Group meets the first Thursday evening of the month (October through June), usually at 7PM.
May 7 – Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
June 11 – A Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum
(PLEASE NOTE THAT MEETING DATE IS ONE WEEK LATER THAN USUAL.)
Great Books Discussion Group meets on the third Thursday morning of the month usually at 10AM in the Meeting Room. The group discusses works of literature that have been synopsized by the Great Books Foundation. A book containing the synopsized versions is available for purchase at the Circulation Desk.
April 16 — Gulliver’s Travels (selections) by Jonathan Swift
May 21 — The Scarlet Letter by Hawthorne
June 18 — Fathers and Sons by Turgenev
July 16 — Poetry selections by G.M. Hopkins
Sept 17 — Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Nietzsche
Oct 15 — The Seagull by Chekov
Nov 19 — Man and Superman by G.B. Shaw
Dec 17 — The Call of the Wild by Jack London
Next Chapter Book Club meets the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. It is a book club for adults with developmental disabilities. Participation is free and open both to residents of Springfield as well as to people who reside in other communities. People interested in participating will need to come to the library in advance of the first meeting in order to preregister.
Adult Book Groups