Gilford Public Library

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2019 Book Groups

All discussions are open to any Gilford Library Card Holder. Copies of each book are available at the circulation desk, starting a month before the meeting. 

Lunchtime & Evening Book Discussions

Thursdays, 12:30-1:30 & 6-7PM

January 17th: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah. Led by Kayleigh Thomas.


February 21st: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah. Led by Maria Suarez.


March 21st Exit West by Mohsin Hamid. Led by Mark Thomas.


April 18th: The Immortalists  by Chloe Benjamin. Led by Molly Harper & Kayleigh Thomas. 


May 23rd: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan. Led by Kayleigh Thomas


June 20th: Rise of the Rocket Girls by Nathallia Holt. Led by Molly Harper


July 18th: Avenue of Mysteries by John Irving. Led by Molly Harper


August 8th: Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson. Led by Mark Thomas.


September 19th:  Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman  Led by Maria Suarez. 


October 17th: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Led by Moly Harper.


November 14th: Whiskey When We’re Dry  by John Larison  Led by Molly Harper.


December 12th: Spark Joy by Marie Kondo. Led by Kayleigh Thomas.



Classic Book Discussions

Every other Month, Tuesdays at 6:30PM

Led by Abi Maxwell

Januaray 29th: The Stories of John Cheever 

March 26th: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

June 6th: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

July 20th: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

September 24th: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

November 19th: House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday

Mystery Book Group

Led by Betty Tidd. Tuesdays at 6PM, every other month.

February 5th: A Cold Day for Murder by Dana Stabenow

Aprl 2nd: Faceless Killers by Henning Mankell

June 11th: The Poacher's Son by Paul Doiron

August 6th: Lonely Hearts by John Harvey

October 1st: The Blue Hammer by Ross Macdonald

December 3rd: The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan