Plainfield Public Library District

Adult 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.

September’s title is
The Bookseller
by Cynthia Swanson

Loving her unconventional single life in 1962 Denver, a bookshop owner begins experiencing powerful, reality-challenging dreams of an alternate life where she is a wife and mother.

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Discussion Dates

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

2017 Dates

August 16: Leave Me by Gayle Forman
September 14 & 20: The Bookseller by Cynthia Swanson
October 12 & 18: Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson
November 9 & 15: The Tea-Planter’s Wife by Dinah Jefferies
December 14 & 20: Britt-Marie Was Here by Frederick Backman

2018 Dates

January 11 & 17: This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel
February 8 & 21: Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
March 8 & 21: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
April 12 & 18: The Hamilton Affair by Elizabeth Cobbs
May 10 & 16: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
June 14 & 20: The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff
July 12 & 18: Secrets in Summer by Nancy Thayer
August 9 & 15: Fierce Kingdom by Gin Phillips
September 13 & 19
October 11 & 17
November 8 & 21: The Second Mrs. Hockaday by Susan Rivers
December 13 & 19

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