BHPL Book Groups

BHPL Book Groups

BHPL offers three book groups for adults: “Books Speak Volumes”, the Morning Book Group and the Evening Book Group. The books discussed include a wide variety of fiction, non-fiction and biography titles. Scroll down for more information about each book group. There is also a book group for teens, see the Teen Events page.
Check the event calendar for exact date, time or meeting location.


“Books Speak Volumes” Book Group

The Books Speak Volumes book group usually meets the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm.

The March meeting will be on Thursday, March 21 at 7 pm to discuss The Wager: a tale of shipwreck, mutiny and murder by David Grann. Some print copies of The Wager are available for checkout; stop by or contact the Circulation Desk at (908) 608-8603 x1. Check Libby for eBook & eAudiobook copies.

If you have any questions or would like to join the Books Speak Volumes book group, please email dgutch@bhplnj.org.

 


Friday Morning Book Group

The Morning book group usually meets the first Friday of each month at 10:30 am. Check the list of previous morning book group reading selections here.

The March meeting will be on Friday, March 8 at 10:30 am (note that this a change from the usual first Friday of the month date) to discuss Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan is on Libby as an eBook and eAudiobook, but there is a short waitlist for the audiobook.

If you have any questions or would like to join the Morning book group, please contact the Reference Department in person, by phone (908) 608-8603 x3, or email reference@bhplnj.org.


Tuesday Evening Book Group

The Morning book group usually meets the first Friday of each month at 10:30 am. Check the list of previous evening book group reading selections here.

The March meeting will be on Tuesday, March 12 at 7:15 pm to discuss The Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak. The Island of Missing Trees is on Libby as both an eBook and eAudiobook, but there is a long waitlist for the audiobook.

If you have any questions or would like to join the Evening book group, please contact the Reference Department in person, by phone (908) 608-8603 x3, or email reference@bhplnj.org.


BHPL offers an online resource BookBrowse that has many useful features for book groups!