Book Discussions

Do you enjoy reading and talking about books? Join one of our book groups for a lively discussion!

Book Lovers’ Circle
All in person programs at the library have been canceled through December 31. This book discussion group is not currently meeting.

True Story! Nonfiction Book Discussion
This book discussion has moved online!

November 16: Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love by Dani Shapiro. Physical copies of the book will be available at the library starting the first week in October. E-book available on Overdrive.  Download the e-book or e-audiobook free with your library card. Register here.

January 11: Chase Darkness With Me by Billy Jensen. Copies of the book will be available at the checkout desk beginning December 1. Ebook copies are available via Hoopla. Register here.

Hoopla Book Discussion
This Zoom book discussion meets monthly to discuss a work of literary fiction available through Hoopla with your library card.

October 20 7 pm: News of the World by Paulette Jiles available via Hoopla.
Register here.

November 17 7 pm: A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving available via Hoopla. Register here.

Racial Justice Book Discussion
Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 10:30 AM and Thursday, Nov. 12 at 7:30 PM.
Do you want to understand and take action on the social, economic and political issues we face today? If so, please join the Durham Public Library and the Middlefield-Durham Racial Justice Team for a discussion of So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo. This discussion will be facilitated by Pastor Rebekah Forni of Middlefield Federated Church.

Physical copies of the book will be available at the library starting the first week in October. It is also available as an e-audiobook via Hoopla.

Discussion will take place via Zoom. This program is open to all and registration is required. A link to the Zoom meeting will be sent to registered participants prior to the meeting.
Click Here to Register for Nov. 10.
Click Here to Register for Nov. 12.