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.

January 29: Faith by Jennifer Haigh
February 26: The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe
March 19: Being Esther by Miriam Karmel
April 30: Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan
May 28: The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan
June 25: The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin

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 1:30. 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.

January 23: 22 Britannia Road by Amanda Hodgkinson -THIS SESSION IS BEING HELD AT CONGREGATON BETH EL, 1200 FAIRFIELD WOODS ROAD (right across from the Branch)
February 20: The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O’Farrell
March 20: A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett
April 24:  The Orphan Train by Christina Baker Klein
May 29: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

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.

January 16: Wild by Cheryl Strayed
February 20: Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
March 20: A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett
April 17: Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
May 15: The Round House by Louise Erdrich
June 19: The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis
July 18: The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown