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Morning Book Group

2nd Thursday at 10 - 11 a.m.

August 12: Blizzard: the Great Storm of '88 by Judd Caplovich 

September 9: Keep the Home Fires Burning: War At Home, 1915 by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

October 14: The Race Underground: Boston, New York and the Incredible Rivalry that Built America's First Subway by Doug Most

November 11: Library closed

December 9: Ripper by Isabel Allende

Discussion will take place using Zoom. Send a message to refdesk@wadleighlibrary.org to receive the link to the meeting.

Copies available for curbside pickup. Call 249-0645 to reserve your copy.

Newcomers welcome.


Reading About Racism Book Group

3rd Monday at 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

August 16: Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds

September 20: Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

October 18: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

November 15: Libertie by Kaitlyn Greenidge

Discussion will take place using Zoom. Send a message to refdesk@wadleighlibrary.org to receive the link to the meeting. 

Copies available for curbside pickup. Call 249-0645 to reserve your copy.

Newcomers welcome.


History Book Club

3rd Wednesday at 6:30 - 8 p.m.

August 18: The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance during the Blitz by Erik Larson

***Meeting in a special location this month***
In-person at Ledgewood Club House this month. Please contact us if you are new to the group, we will send you directions and more information.

September 15: The Victorian Internet : The Remarkable Story of the Telegraph and the Nineteenth Century's On-line Pioneers by Tom Standage. 

October 20: Nothing Like it in the World: The Men who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869 by Stephen E. Ambrose.

November 17: The House of Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

December 15 & January 19: Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson.

Unless otherwise indicated, discussions will take place using Zoom. Send a message to refdesk@wadleighlibrary.org to receive the link to the meeting.

Copies available for curbside pickup. Call 249-0645 to reserve your copy.

Newcomers welcome.


Evening Book Group

4th Tuesday at 7 - 8:15 p.m.

August 24: Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

September 28: Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula Le Guin

October 26: The Private Lives of the Impressionists by Sue Roe

November 23: The Dry by Jane Harper

Discussion will take place using Zoom. Send a message to refdesk@wadleighlibrary.org to receive the link to the meeting.

Copies available for curbside pickup. Call 249-0645 to reserve your copy.

Newcomers welcome.