Essex Library Book Clubs In November

October 21, 2009

bookstackThe Essex Library offers six on-going book clubs for adults with something for every reader’s taste each month. All book clubs welcome new faces each month with no obligation to appear every month. Click on the book title to reserve a copy of the book or visit the Library where extra copies are available to check out. We also have children’s ( Magic Tree House) and teen (Twilight) book groups meeting in November. Here is the November meeting schedule for the Adult Book Clubs:

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 will meet again on November 3 to discuss Colm Toibin’s Brooklyn.

Mystery Readers Book Talk
Clue readers in to 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 November 12 th from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear 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.

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 November 18th when Truman by David McCulloufgh will be discussed. Library Director Richard Conroy will moderate the discussion.

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. Stay tuned to The Short List for the play to be discussed in November.

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 meets on alternate third Thursdays at 7 p.m. with the next meeting taking place in December.  Visit The Short List again soon for the announcement of the next meeting’s book selection.