2018/2019 Book Discussions

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The Library currently has three book discussion groups. The schedules run from September through June. Please note that each group is limited to 12 members and registration is required.

For more information or to register for a group, please contact the discussion group coordinator:

  • Sandra Richmond


"Brown Bag" Book Discussion Group

2nd Floor, Board Room, 12:00–1:00 pm (3rd Wednesday)

date title Author / call no
Sept. 19 Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

David Grann

976.6004 GRA
Oct. 17
The Hotel on the Place Vendome: Life, Death, and Betrayal at the Hotel Ritz in Paris

Tilar J. Mazzeo

940.5344 MAZ
Nov. 14  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Betty Smith

FIC SMI
Dec. 19 Snow Child

Eowyn Ivey

FIC IVE
Jan. 16
The Marriage of Opposites

Alice Hoffman

FIC HOF
Feb. 20
The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper

Phaedra Patrick

FIC PAT
March 20
Still Life

Louise Penny

FIC PEN
April 17
Last Stories

William Trevor

FIC TRE
May 15 A Gentleman in Moscow

Amor Towles

FIC TOW
June 19 Lucky Boy

Shanthi Sekaran

FIC SEK

Monday Book Discussion Group
1st Floor, Meeting Room, 7:30–9:00 pm (2nd Monday)

date title Author / call no
Sept. 10

The Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage

Murders and the Birth of the FBI
David Grann
976.6004 GRA
Oct. 8
Salvage the Bones

Jesmyn Ward

FIC WAR
Nov. 12 Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story

Donald J. Preston

972.85 PRE
Dec. 10 Dead Souls

Nikolai Gogol

FIC GOG
Jan. 14 Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Marc N. Peyser

973.917092 ROOSEVELT
Feb. 11 Financial Lives of the Poets

Jess Walter

FIC WAL

March 11 Our Man in Charleston: Britain’s Secret Agent in the Civil War

Christopher Dickey

973.786092 BUNCH
April 8 Feast of the Goat

Mario Vargas Llosa

FIC VAR

May 13 Lost King of France: A True Story of Revolution, Revenge, and DNA

Deborah Cadbury

944.042092 LOUIS
June 10 Ninth Hour

Alice McDermott

FIC DER

Sunday Afternoon Book Discussion
2nd Floor, Board Room, 1:30–3:00 pm (2nd Sunday)
Staff Coordinator: Avery Clements; 303-335-4820

date title  author / call no
Sept. 9
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders
and the Birth of the FBI

David Grann

976.6004 GRA
Oct. 14
Welcome to Braggsville

T. Geronimo Johnson

FIC JOH

Nov. 4*
The Girl Who Wrote in Silk

Kelli Estes

FIC EST
Dec. 9
Murder at the Brown Palace

Dick Kreck

364.1523 KRE
Jan. 13
The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry

Gabrielle Zevin

FIC ZEV
Feb. 10
Nothing Dauanted

Dorothy Wickenden 

371.100922 WIC

March 10
The Sound of Gravel

Ruth Wariner

289.3092 WARINER
April 14
The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story

Douglas J. Preston

972.85 PRE
May 5*
Waiting for Zoe

James R. Ament

FIC AME
June 9
Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Katherine Boo

305.5690954 BOO