The Library offers several book clubs catering to a wide range of reading interests. The titles listed below are available from the Information Desk.
Discussion Group Schedule
Mystery Book Group
First Wednesday (September-June) at 3:00 p.m. in the Community Room
This book group is moderated by Carole Shmurak, author of 11 books and Professor Emerita at Central Connecticut State University.
Fall 2018: Crime-Solving Clergy
Father Brown, by G.K. Chesterton, was probably the first clergyman/detective in 1911, but there have been many since then. The following are some of the most popular. Hallelujah!
- September 12
Ash Wednesday by Ralph McInerny
- October 3
The Day the Rabbi Resigned by Harry Kemelman
- November 7 (snow date: Thursday, November 8)
In the Bleak Midwinter by Julia Spencer-Fleming
- December 5 (snow date: Thursday, December 6)
Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death by James Runcie
Thursday Night Book Club
Third Thursday at 7:00 p.m. in the Collins Room
This book group is moderated by Cindy Haiken, Readers’ Advisory Librarian.
- September 20
A Widow For One Year by John Irving
- October 18
The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson
- November 15
The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler
- December 20
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Wallingford Reads YA
Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room
Open to all teens and adults
- August 30
Scythe by Neal Shusterman
- September 27
My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick