Robbins Library Book Discussion Group

The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group was founded in 1994 by library volunteer Peter Glass, with support from the Robbins Library.  This group has been meeting monthly ever since. In 1996 Ann Honeycutt took over the role of volunteer facilitator (until her departure in 2015).  We are the longest-running book group at the Library.  

We read both fiction and non-fiction.  We select a list of books in the fall to read during the following year from nominations by Book Group members.  A sufficient quantity of each month's book selection is reserved by the library system and made available to Book Group members to check out a month in advance of the meeting. In order to have a large amount of books available we tend to select either "classics" or books that were very popular several years ago to ensure that the Minuteman Library system has  enough copies of the title available for us.  

We invite new members to join us at any meeting (it is not required that you have read the book for that month). 

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Upcoming Meetings  
   Meetings in 4th Floor Conference Room (4FCR), except where noted
   Most on the first Monday of the month, except where noted
   Meetings begin at 7:00PM

Jan 6, 2020 Monday 4FCR Louise ErdrichThe Round House  321p*Fiction

Feb 3 Monday 4FCR  Toni Morrison    Beloved 321 Fiction
March 2 Monday 4FCR Amor TowlesA Gentleman in Moscow462Fiction

April 6 Monday 4FCR David Grann            Killers of the Flower Moon400Non-Fiction

May 4 Monday 4FCR Ian McEwanSweet Tooth304Fiction
June 1 Monday 4FCR Stephen KingOn Writing: A Memoir291Non-Fiction
July 6 Monday 4FCR Matthew DesmondEvicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City400Non-Fiction
Aug 3 Monday 4FCR Anthony BourdainKitchen Confidential307Non-Fiction
Sept 14 Monday 4FCR Kate AtkinsonLife After Life529Fiction
Oct 5 Monday 4FCR Kyun-Sook ShinPlease Look After Mom272Fiction
Nov 2 Monday 4FCR Tea ObrehtThe Tiger's Wife368Fiction
Dec 7 Monday 4FCR Ivan DoigThe Whistling Season345Fiction
Jan 4, 2021 Monday 4FCR Timothy EganThe Worst Hard Time340



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