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(717) 533-6555 library@derrytownship.org

Book Discussion Groups

At the present time there are one or two openings in each of the book groups. If you are interested in registering for one, please download the form and return it to Julie Brnik at the library. Spots in each group are filled on a first come, first served basis. Therefore, there is a possibility that the groups will fill up before the end of the summer. For information, please contact Julie Brnik at 717-533-6555 ext. 3717 or send an e-mail to jebrnik@derrytownship.org

Morning Contemporary Book Group 2019 – 2020

Reading Schedule (Second Thursday of the Month) 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

September 12 – The Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
October 10 – Radium Girls by Kate Moore
November 14 – Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
December No Regular Meeting
January 9 – American Marriage by Tayari Jones
February 13 – Educated by Tara Westover
March 12 – The Map of Salt and Stars by Zeyn Joukhadar
April 9 – Tending Roses by Lisa Wingate. Guest Author on April 19, 2020
May 14 – Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Evening Contemporary Book Group 2019 – 2020

Reading Schedule (Second Thursday of the Month) 6:30 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.

September 12 – The Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
October 10 – Nine Perfect Strangers
November 14 – Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
December 12 – Book Exchange/The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan
January 9 – The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton
February 13 – Educated by Tara Westover
March 12 – Daughter of Moloka’i by Alan Brennert
April 9 – The Prayer Box by Lisa Wingate. Guest Author on April 19, 2020
May 14 – The Key by Kathryn Hughes

Lifelong Readers Book Group 2019 – 2020

Reading Schedule (Third Thursday of the Month) 6:30 p.m. to 7:50 p.m.

September 19 – Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe October 17 – Educated by Tara Westover
November 21 – The Lost History of Stars by Dave Boling (Snow Date December 5)
January 16 – A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles (Snow Date – January 23)
February 20 – The Winter Soldier by Daniel Mason (Snow date – February 27)
March 19 – Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate – (Snow Date – March 26.) Guest Author on April 19, 2020
April 16 – Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurst
May 21 – A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline

Between the Lines Book Group 2019 – 2020

Reading Schedule (Fourth Thursday of the Month) 6:45 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

September 26 – Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
October 24 – A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
December 5 – Bad Blood by John Carreyrou
January 23 – An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
February 27 – Mars Room by Rachel Kushner
March 26 – Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate. Guest Author on April 19, 2020
April 23 – American by Day by Derek B. Miller
May 28 – Educated by Tara Westover