Staff Contact:
Maureen Lerch

The Fireside Readers Book Discussion Group was formed in October 2005.  Discussions are open to members of the area community, as well as college students, faculty and staff.  Over the past few years we have focused on discussing memoirs, biographies, and other works of nonfiction.  Several members of the group have been with us since the beginning, and others join us when we're reading a book of personal interest.

The group traditionally meets on the fourth Monday of the month, taking time off in the summer and over the winter holidays.  We meet from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the community room next to the library.  At each meeting light refreshments are served. 

Please join us for an upcoming meeting, even if you have not yet read or completely the month's selection.  New members and guests are always welcome!

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Current Selections:

Monday, July 27, 2015:

  • Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch by Sally Bedell Smith

Monday, August 24, 2015:

  • Cathedral of the Wild: An African Journey by Boyd Varty

Monday, September 28, 2015:

  • Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande

Monday, October 26, 2015:

  • Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II by Vicki Croke

Monday, November 23, 2015:

  • Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson

No Meeting in December: Meetings will resume in January.

Previous Selections: