Plainfield Public Library District

Discussion Groups

A Novel Idea

A book discussion for adults featuring thought-provoking titles with the goal of stimulating a spirited discussion. Meetings will be on the second Thursday at 7:00 pm and third Wednesday at 2:00 pm of every month. The same title will be discussed at both meetings; come to the meeting which is most convenient for you. Stop by the Reference Desk to pick up the featured book and come to either discussion to get the next month’s title. Anyone with a library card may join the group.


June’s title is: Little Fires Everywhere

By Celeste Ng

Fighting an ugly custody battle with an artistic tenant who has little regard for the strict rules of their progressive Cleveland suburb, a straitlaced family woman who is seeking to adopt a baby becomes obsessed with exposing the tenant’s past, only to trigger devastating consequences for both of their families. 

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Discussion Dates

Meets the second Thursday and third Wednesday of every month. Monthly selections subject to change.

2019 Dates

June 13 & 19: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

July 11 & 17: The Girls in the Picture by Melanie Benjamin

August 8 & 21: When the Lights Go Out by Mary Kubica

September 12 & 18: Educated by Tara Westover

October 10 & 16: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

November 14 & 20: The Baker’s Secret by Stephen P. Kiernan

December 12 & 18: Book Club Party

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