October’s Book Clubs For Adults Are Reading…

September 30, 2009

The Essex Library provides six book clubs for adults on an on-going schedule and a few for teens and children that meet to discuss a book series or only a single story. The schedule of upcoming book club meetings:

Mystery Readers Book Talk
Clue readers into your favorite books, old or new, by sharing the lowdown on a recently read Action Adventure, Detective, Espionage, Police Procedural, Thriller or True Crime novel. This group will meet on the second Thursday of every month with the next meeting on October 8th from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. Admit To Murder by Margaret Yorke will be discussed. 

The American History Book Club meets every other month to discuss a book, primarily non-fiction, that deals with a topic, time-period or biographical work related to the rich history of the United States . The group is moderated by Library Director Richard Conroy. Selections are based on suggestions from club members and from trusted, critical book review sources. The next meeting will take place on Monday, November 16th at 7:00 p.m. American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House by Jon Meacham will be discussed.

First Tuesday (Formerly Second Monday) Book Club

This book club meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 4p.m. in the Essex Library Program Room. The group is currently on summer hiatus, but will begin meeting again on October 6th to discuss Elizabeth Strout’s Olive Kitteridge.

Third Wednesday Book Club

This book club, open to all, meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 10:30 a.m. at Essex Meadows. Their next meeting will be on October 21st when I Am Madame X by Gioia Diliberto will be discussed. Library Director Richard Conroy will moderate the discussion.

Adventure Book Club

Do you enjoy stories of physical and spiritual adventure, danger, and survival? Do you like a lively discussion with other similar book enthusiasts? The Essex Library invites you to join our Third Monday Adventure Book Discussion Group: Great Reads, Great Deeds. The group will meet on alternate third Mondays at 7 p.m. with the next meeting taking place on October 19th. Alfred Lansing’s Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage will be discussed.

The Shakespeare Play Reading Group

Join Jenny Tripp for a lively discussion of Shakespeare plays. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 27 at 6:30 p.m.  Troilus And Cressida will be discussed.