Book Discussion Groups

Join us at one of our monthly book discussion groups!
Call us or check at the circulation desk to get a copy of the current book.

Noontime Book Discussion

First Thursday of the month at noon at the Essex Free Library:

  • December 5th - Tortilla Flat by John Steinbeck
  • January 9th - Mr. Dickens and His Carol by Samantha Silva

Evening Book Discussion

Last Thursday of the month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Essex Free Library:

  • October 31stThe Library Book by Susan Orlean
  • November 21st - As Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner
  • January 30th - A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  • February 27th - There, there by Tommy Orange
  • March 26th - Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
  • April 30th - Lily and the Octopus by Steven Rowley
  • May 28th - Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Multiple Copy Sets

The Essex Free Library maintains an extensive collection of multiple copy sets which the many book discussion groups throughout the state are invited to use. Titles are continually being added. View our complete multiple copy list (PDF).