E.g., Dec 17 2018
DEC
17

Next Chapter Book Club

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club everyone is welcome here

Please join Sheepshead Bay and AHRC for the Next Chapter Book Club.

Everyone is welcome to join in this community-based literacy and social program for adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities...

Next Chapter Book Club

Book Discussion: The Next Person You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

Mon, Dec 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults book club book discussion

In this enchanting sequel to the number one bestseller The Five People You Meet in Heaven, Mitch Albom tells the story of Eddie’s heavenly reunion with Annie—the little girl he saved on earth—in an unforgettable novel of how our lives and losses...

Book Discussion: The Next Person You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

Book Discussion: Miss Emily

Mon, Dec 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach, Large Meeting Room

Adults book club book discussion

Nuala O’Connor’s enchanting American debut novel, Miss Emily, reimagines the private life of Emily Dickinson, one of America’s most beloved poets, through her own voice and through the eyes of her family’s Irish maid.

Eighteen-...

Book Discussion: Miss Emily

DEC
18

Book Discussion: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Tue, Dec 18   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Mill Basin, Program Room

Adults book club book discussion

This global bestseller by Kevin Kwan follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore as she meets her boyfriend's ultra-wealthy family at a wedding.

Copies of the book available for pickup at Mill Basin Library.

Book Discussion: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Book Discussion: "We Were Strangers Once" by Betsy Carter

Tue, Dec 18   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library, Auditorium

Adults book club book discussion

On the eve of World War II Egon Schneider--a gallant and successful Jewish doctor, son of two world-famous naturalists--escapes Germany to an uncertain future across the sea. Settling into the unfamiliar rhythms of upper Manhattan, he finds...

Book Discussion: "We Were Strangers Once" by Betsy Carter

LORe

Tue, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids book club book discussion lore

Calling All Nerds...Again!

Your favorite nerdy book club is back! LORe is a monthly bookclub 2.0 where you can hang with fellow bookworms to chat about cool titles, make related crafts, and eat snacks.

Sign up now to secure your...

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LORe

Adult Book Discussion Group

Tue, Dec 18   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults book club book discussion

Do you love to read? Come talk about what you're currently, or chat about old favorite reads over light refreshments!

Adult Book Discussion Group

DEC
20

Book Discussion: Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz

Thu, Dec 20   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults book club book discussion

MAGPIE MURDERS, by Anthony Horowitz.

"When editor Susan Ryeland is given the manuscript of Alan Conway’s latest novel, she has no reason to think it will be much different from any of his others. After working with the bestselling crime...

Book Discussion:  Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz

The Cypress Hills Bookworm Society

Thu, Dec 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids book club reading is fundamental

Love Books? Love Games? Then come join the Cypress Hills Bookworm Society! We meet twice a month to discuss new and interesting stories, followed by fun games and activities.

The Cypress Hills Bookworm Society

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Dec 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Teens book club reading is fundamental

Join the RIF- Reading is Fundamental club and receive a free book when you sign up with your library card.  In the next three week receive another free book and an extra one on your birthday.  Build your own library with the RIF Club!...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Book Discussion: Parable of the Sower

Thu, Dec 20   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join Flatbush Fiction Thursday, November 22 for a discussion of Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler.

Discussion copies will be available for checkout at the branch, ask for yours at the front desk.

About :

Parable of...

Book Discussion: Parable of the Sower

Books and Brews: Citizen: An American Lyric

Thu, Dec 20   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults book club book discussion

Do you like beer and talking about books? Join us as we discuss Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine. 

@The Gather Inn Again
2718 Gerritsen Ave.

Books are available at the Gerritsen Beach Library...

Books and Brews: Citizen: An American Lyric

DEC
27

Join the Kensington Book Club: The TRUTH about CANCER By TY M. Bollinger

Thu, Dec 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Welcome to the Kensington Book Club!  For adults & your families are welcome to join.

About the author: TY M. Bollinger is a Christian, happily married husband and father, health freedom advocate, cancer researcher, former...

Join the Kensington Book Club: The TRUTH about CANCER By TY M. Bollinger

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Dec 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Teens book club reading is fundamental

Join the RIF- Reading is Fundamental club and receive a free book when you sign up with your library card.  In the next three week receive another free book and an extra one on your birthday.  Build your own library with the RIF Club!...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Book Discussion: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Thu, Dec 27   6:30 pm to 7:15 pm   Mill Basin, Program Room

Adults book club book discussion

A feel-good story about an angry old man next door. A thoughtful exploration of the profound impact one life has on countless others.

Held in partnership with the Bedtime Storytime event!  Parents are welcome to join the...

Book Discussion: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

JAN
7

Adult Book Club/Discussion: The Great Alone

Mon, Jan 7   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club book discussion

Please join our monthly book discussion.

Please join our December book discussion group that will be in January!

We will discuss:

"The Great Alone" by Kristin Hannah.

Adult Book Club/Discussion: The Great Alone

JAN
10

Book Discussion: The Sixth Extinction: an unnatural history by Elizabeth Kolbert

Thu, Jan 10   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book club book discussion

In prose that is at once frank, entertaining, and deeply informed, Kolbert tells us why and how human beings have altered life on the planet in a way no species has before. Interweaving research in half a dozen disciplines, descriptions of the...

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Book Discussion: The Sixth Extinction: an unnatural history by Elizabeth Kolbert

Book Discussion: The Sixth Extinction: an unnatural history by Elizabeth Kolbert

Thu, Jan 10   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book club book discussion

In prose that is at once frank, entertaining, and deeply informed, Kolbert tells us why and how human beings have altered life on the planet in a way no species has before. Interweaving research in half a dozen disciplines, descriptions of the...

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Book Discussion: The Sixth Extinction: an unnatural history by Elizabeth Kolbert

JAN
17

Book Discussion: Beneath A Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan

Thu, Jan 17   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults book club book discussion

BENEATH A SCARLET SKY, by Mark Sullivan

“Pino Lella wants nothing to do with the war or the Nazis. He is a normal Italian teenager. When his family home in Milan is destroyed by Allied bombs, Pino joins an underground railroad...

Book Discussion:  Beneath A Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan

Book Discussion for Adults

Thu, Jan 17   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Marcy Library

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Join our new monthly book club!

In If Beale Street Could Talk, James Baldwin tells a moving story of love in the face of injustice. Told through the eyes of Tish, a nineteen-year-old girl, in love with Fonny, a young sculptor who is...

Book Discussion for Adults

JAN
22

Book Discussion: Radium Girls by Kate Moore

Tue, Jan 22   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Mill Basin, Program Room

Adults book club book discussion

Come discuss Radium Girls, a rich, historical narrative that fully illuminates the inspiring young women exposed to the "wonder" substance of radium, and their awe-inspiring strength in the face of almost impossible circumstances....

Book Discussion: Radium Girls by Kate Moore

JAN
24

Book Discussion: Manchild in the Promised Land

Thu, Jan 24   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join the Flatbush Book Club Thursday, December 20 for a discussion of Manchild in the Promised Land by Claude Brown.

Discussion copies will be available for checkout at the branch, ask at the front desk.

Manchild in the...

Book Discussion: Manchild in the Promised Land

JAN
28

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Jan 28   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club book discussion

Our book discussion takes place on the last Monday of every month.

Titles for discussion soon to be announced.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Book Discussion: The Power

Mon, Jan 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach, Large Meeting Room

Adults book club book discussion

In THE POWER, the world is a recognizable place: there's a rich Nigerian boy who lounges around the family pool; a foster kid whose religious parents hide their true nature; an ambitious American politician; a tough London girl from a tricky...

Book Discussion: The Power

Red Hook Book Club: Tilting at Windmills Edition

Mon, Jan 28   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join us at the Record Shop at 360 Van Brunt for the One-Year Anniversary of the Red Hook Book Club!

Don Quixote has become so entranced reading tales of chivalry...

Featured Event
Red Hook Book Club: Tilting at Windmills Edition

FEB
2

Book Discussion: That Kind of Mother

Sat, Feb 2   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Mill Basin, Program Room

Adults book club book discussion

Come join us to discuss Rumaan Alam's That Kind of Mother - an incredibly honest look at transracial adoption and one of 2018's great reads.

Held in partnership with the Bedtime Storytime event!  Parents are welcome to join...

Book Discussion: That Kind of Mother

FEB
4

Book Discussion: The Corpse Washer by Sinan Antoon

Mon, Feb 4   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Auditorium Meeting Room 2

Adults book club book discussion

Jawad is next in line in an Iraqi family of corpse washers — people who clean the bodies of the dead according to religious custom and ritual. As a young man, he rejects this profession in favor of art, entering the Baghdad Academy to try to...

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Book Discussion: The Corpse Washer by Sinan Antoon

Book Discussion: The Corpse Washer by Sinan Antoon

Mon, Feb 4   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book club book discussion

Jawad is next in line in an Iraqi family of corpse washers — people who clean the bodies of the dead according to religious custom and ritual. As a young man, he rejects this profession in favor of art, entering the Baghdad Academy to try to...

Featured Event
Book Discussion: The Corpse Washer by Sinan Antoon

FEB
19

Book Discussion: Florida by Lauren Groff

Tue, Feb 19   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Mill Basin, Program Room

Adults book club book discussion

Join us at the Mill Basin Library to discuss Florida by Lauren Groff! 

This widely acclaimed short story collection brings the reader into a physical world that is at once domestic and wild—a place where...

Book Discussion: Florida by Lauren Groff

FEB
21

Book Discussion

Thu, Feb 21   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join Flatbush Fiction Thursday, November 22 for our book discussion.

 

Book Discussion

FEB
25

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Feb 25   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club book discussion

Our book discussion takes place on the last Monday of every month.

Titles for discussion soon to be announced.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

MAR
2

Book Discussion: Title TBD

Sat, Mar 2   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Mill Basin, Program Room

Adults book club book discussion

Book title TBD.

Held in partnership with the Bedtime Storytime event!  Parents are welcome to join the book discussion while their children listen to bedtime stories with Miss Ann!

Copies of the book will available...

Book Discussion: Title TBD

MAR
19

Book Discussion: Book TBD

Tue, Mar 19   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Mill Basin, Program Room

Adults book club book discussion

Join us at the Mill Basin Library's for a book discussion. Book title TBD.

Copies of the book will be available for pickup at Mill Basin Library.

Book Discussion: Book TBD

MAR
25

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Mar 25   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club book discussion

Our book discussion takes place on the last Monday of every month.

Titles for discussion soon to be announced.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

APR
6

Book Discussion: Title TBD

Sat, Apr 6   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Mill Basin, Program Room

Adults book club book discussion

Book title TBD.

Held in partnership with the Bedtime Storytime event!  Parents are welcome to join the book discussion while their children listen to bedtime stories with Miss Ann!

Copies of the book will available...

Book Discussion: Title TBD

APR
16

Book Discussion: Book TBD

Tue, Apr 16   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Mill Basin, Program Room

Adults book club book discussion

Join us at the Mill Basin Library's for a book discussion. Book title TBD.

Copies of the book will be available for pickup at Mill Basin Library.

Book Discussion: Book TBD

APR
29

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Apr 29   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club book discussion

Our book discussion takes place on the last Monday of every month.

Titles for discussion soon to be announced.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

MAY
20

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, May 20   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club book discussion

Please join our book discussion group.

Titles for discussion soon to be announced.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

JUN
24

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Jun 24   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club book discussion

Our book discussion takes place on the last Monday of every month.

Titles for discussion soon to be announced.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

JUL
29

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Jul 29   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club book discussion

Our book discussion takes place on the last Monday of every month.

Titles for discussion soon to be announced.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

AUG
26

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Aug 26   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club book discussion

Our book discussion takes place on the last Monday of every month.

Titles for discussion soon to be announced.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

SEP
30

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Sep 30   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club book discussion

Our book discussion takes place on the last Monday of every month.

Titles for discussion soon to be announced.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

OCT
28

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Oct 28   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club book discussion

Our book discussion takes place on the last Monday of every month.

Titles for discussion soon to be announced.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

NOV
25

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Nov 25   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club book discussion

Our book discussion takes place on the last Monday of every month.

Titles for discussion soon to be announced.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

DEC
30

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Dec 30   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club book discussion

Our book discussion takes place on the last Monday of every month.

Titles for discussion soon to be announced.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

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