Book Groups

You are invited to join other readers at any one of the book groups listed below.

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Central Library

Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Group | 7:00 p.m.  

Date Title Author
Thursday, January 18
Hyperion
Dan Simmons
Thursday, February 15
Queen of the Tearling
Erika Johansen

Book to Action Book Club: Children and Families | Mondays | 6:00 p.m.

Participate in a fun book discussion AND engage with our community.  We read books focused on a different topic each month and then meet to discuss them.  Hear about volunteer opportunities in our area focused on that month’s topic and available resources.  Please register at Customer Service when you pick up your book.

 

January 22     Autism Awareness      Books available starting January 2
February 26     Child Abuse Prevention     Books available starting February 1

Cookbook Club | Tuesday, February 20 | 6:30 p.m.

Help shape the direction of our new cookbook book club.  Come ready to participate in the discussion and stay for treats!


Great Books Discussion | Second Tuesday of  the Month | 6:30 p.m.
Second Floor Board Room

This series is sponsored by the Department of Humanistic Studies, University of Wisconsin – Green Bay and is open to the public. (Free parking after 6:00 p.m.) 

Date Title/Author Presenter
TBD

Ashwaubenon Branch

Coffee and Books with the Boys | Mondays | 10:30 a.m.

For our dedicated male readers.  Join our new group devoted to the exchange of ideas and conversation over fiction and non-fiction books.

Date Title Author
January 15
The Monster of Florence
Douglas Preston
February 19
Death in a Prairie House
William Drennan

Ashwaubenon Book Club: ABC Readers | Third Tuesday of the Month | 10:30 a.m.

Date  Title Author
January 16
The Paris Wife
Paula McLain
February 20
The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware
March 20
Plainsong
Kent Haruf
April 17
Learning to Swim
Sara Henry
May 15
The Life We Bury
Allen Eskens
June 19
 Wonder
 R.J. Palacio

East Branch

READ (Read-Eat-And-Discuss) | First Thursday of the month | 2:00 p.m.

Join us for an informal discussion and stay for a bite to eat!

Date
Title 
Author
February 1
Astrid and Veronika 
Linda Olsson

Kress Family Branch

 

Women’s Club of De Pere Book Club | Last Wednesday of the month | 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

You’re invited to join in a lively discussion with other avid readers!

Date
Title 
Author
January 31
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
 John Berendt
February 28
The Paris Architect
 Charles Belfoure

Brown County Community Women’s Club (BCCWC) Book Club | Mondays | 1:00 p.m.
You’re invited to discuss these interesting and intriguing titles!

Dates Title Author
January 2
Big Snow Gap
Adriana Trigiani
February 5
The Dinner
Herman Koch
March 5
Persuasion
Jane Austen
April 2
Maisie Dobbs
Jacqueline Winspear
May 7
The Elegant Gathering of White Snows
Kris Radish

Book and A Movie | Mondays | 7:oo p.m.

Gather Your Friends for a fun night out at De Pere Cinema (417 George Street) to discuss the book and watch the film!  Free admission. Concessions available.

Date Title Author
January 29
Zookeeper’s Wife
Diane Ackerman
February 26
The Notebook
Nicholas Sparks

Pulaski Branch

Read It or Not, Here I Come! | Mondays | 6:30 p.m.

Date
Title
Author
Resumes, April 2018

Southwest Branch

Nothing Serious Book Group – Seriously Good Fun! | Every third Monday | 1:00 p.m.
If you are a book lover  who loves to to talk about what you’re reading then please join us! This casual and fun get together promises no hard questions, no group picks and no deadlines!  Come to talk about all things books and enjoy refreshments on us!

January 15  | February 19


Weyers-Hilliard Branch 

Murder & Mayhem Mystery Book Club | Second Thursday of the Month | 6:30 p.m.
Read any of the featured author’s books. Biographical information of the author will be presented. Discussion of the book, characters and writing style will follow.

Date
Author
January 9
J.D. Robb
February 13
Robert Crais