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We are pleased to announce Virtual Book Club Meetings from the Waltham Public Library!

For further information about the Library Book Clubs, please e-mail Laura at lbernheim@minlib.net. Copies of the titles are usually available through the library’s subscription to Hoopla or Overdrive/Libby. Copies of the books are also available at the library on the first floor display table near the elevator.

Our reading list covers a wide variety of genres including science fiction, fantasy, inspiration, and general fiction & non-fiction.

Upcoming Meetings

  • Sunday, October 24, 2021:“We’ll Tell You What We’re Reading!” premiere for October. Watch us on Youtube!
  • Saturday, November 6, 2021, 10:00 am: Saturday Morning Book Club: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston; Zoom Link; Meeting ID: 922 8532 5584; Passcode: r8ETbc
  • Monday, November 8, 7:00 pm: “Tell Us What You’re Reading!” Share what titles you’re reading with other patrons and staff members. Zoom Link; Meeting ID: 858 2054 4338; Passcode: H29cmZ
  • Monday, November 15, 7:00 pm: Initiating Inspiration: Create Dangerously by Edwidge Danticat; Zoom Link;; Meeting ID: 925 2692 3207; Passcode: QQeR03
  • Wednesday, November 17, 7:00 pm: Wednesday Night Book Club: Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid; Zoom Link; Meeting ID: 971 0426 7514; Passcode: iA73uV
  • Monday, November 22, 7:00 pm: Science Fiction/Fantasy Book Club: The Time Machine by H.G. Wells; Zoom Link; Meeting ID: 992 0228 7438; Passcode: Cwz7n6
  • Monday, November 29, 2:30 pm: “We’ll Tell You What We’re Reading!” premiere.  Watch us on Youtube!
  • Saturday, December 4, 10:00 am: Saturday Morning Book Club: Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson; Zoom Link; Meeting ID: 982 2325 1238; Passcode: 3FEEWp
  • Monday, December 6, 7:00 pm: “Tell Us What You’re Reading!” Share what titles you’re reading with other patrons and staff members. Zoom Link; Meeting ID: 844 3783 0757; Passcode: 0dVQ7P
  • Monday, December 13, 7:00 pm: Science Fiction/Fantasy Book ClubThe Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis; Zoom Link; Meeting ID: 942 8381 5887; Passcode: A9aLLJ
  • Wednesday, December 15, 7:00 pm: Wednesday Night Book Club: Darius the Great Is Not Okay by Adib Khorram; Zoom Link; Meeting ID: 832 8853 9757; Passcode: E0syjy
  • Monday, December 20, 2:30 pm: Premiere of “We’ll Tell You What We’re Reading!” Watch us on Youtube!

 

Books are available behind the Reference Desk during the month before the meeting. All are welcome to come to the meeting. No registration required! 

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Do you still love reading young adult (teen) novels even though you were in high school before Harry Potter received his letter from Hogwarts? Join us for Always Young (At Heart) Adult and share your love of YA literature with other adults.

The Wednesday night book club meets once a month at 7:15.

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Are you learning English? Do you love to read? Join us for a monthly reading discussion group as we read novels. This group is recommended for intermediate and advanced speakers.

We meet one Wednesday a month at 7:15 pm (19:15). If you have any questions, please call Aaron at 781-314-3442 or email him at adevine@minlib.net

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The purpose of this book group is to offer a thoughtful mixture of self-empowering and spiritually inspired pieces of literature which are read and then discussed in a welcoming, safe and social setting.  Initiating Inspiration, through agreed upon book choices, is meant to be equal parts inspirational learning and casual fun.

We meet every other month on Monday evenings at 7:15 pm.

Reading List

The Saturday Morning Book Club meets one Saturday a month at 10:00 AM.

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The Sci Fi/Fantasy Book Club meets on the second Monday of the month at 7:15 pm.

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The Thursday Night Book Club meets once a month on Thursdays at 7:15 pm.

Book Clubs

 Book Club NameReading ListDate of Meetings
Always Young (At Heart) Adult Book ClubReading ListOnce a month, Wednesday at 7:15
English Language Learning Reading ClubReading ListOne Wednesday a month at 7:15 pm (19:15).
Initiating Inspiration Book ClubReading ListEvery other month on Monday evenings at 7:15 pm
Saturday Morning Book ClubReading ListOne Saturday a month at 10:00 AM
Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book ClubReading ListThe second Monday of the month at 7:15 pm
Thursday Night Book ClubReading ListOnce a month on Thursdays at 7:15 pm
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