Fairfield Woods Branch Library Book Groups

The Fairfield Woods Branch Library hosts three regular book that meet on a monthly basis. Join us for one or all of them!

Woods Book Group

The Woods Book Group meets the last Wednesday of most months at 2 pm in the Small Meeting Room.  As a group, we have mainly read historical fiction along with some contemporary literary fiction titles. Past favorites have included The Tenderness of Wolves by Stef Penney and The Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks.

March 30:  So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed  (Ronson)
April 27: Our Souls at Night  (Haruf)
May 25:  Lila  (Robinson)
June 29 :  Vanessa and Her Sister  (Parmar)

We are an informal group and welcome new people at any time. Feel free to come to all meetings or just one and enjoy a lively discussion with a welcoming group of people.

Books & Banter

The Books & Banter Book Group meets varied Thursdays, depending on the month. We meet in the Small Meeting Room at 1:00. We are a drop in group, with great research, discussion and banter about varied titles. We have discussed everything from memoirs and nonfiction to prose and fiction.

March 24:  So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed  (Ronson)
April 14:  National Poetry Month Celebration. Share your favorite, or compose your own poem.  
May 5:  The Nightingale  (Hannah)
June 9: Open City: A Novel  (Cole)

We welcome our regulars and first timers with open arms even if you have not finished our current title. Join Us!

Purls of Wisdom Bookclub

Enjoy great books and knit, too! Bring a bag lunch, if you like, and any handiwork you may be working on.  Meeting on the third Thursday of each month in the Small Meeting Room, this is a drop in group.  All levels of knitters and crocheters are welcome.

March 17: So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed  (Ronson)
April 21:  An Officer and a Spy: A Novel  (Harris)
May 19:  Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity  (Boo)
June 16:  The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat  (Moore)