Book Discussion Groups

667A7036Some book discussion groups have been moved to online as the library continues to follow health and government guidelines about group size and spatial distancing. Below is a list of book discussions scheduled with CCPL.

Share your passion for reading with a CCPL book discussion group! New attendees are always welcome. Discover new reads and new friends at a library near you.

The Chesterfield County Public Library offers a variety of book discussion groups for customers to gather and discuss their love of books. Below is a list of just some of the groups we offer.

Meeting Information and Scheduled Reads

Bon Air Bookies

Third Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Book discussions will be in person.

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Dec. 21This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger
Jan. 18
Tangerine by  Christine Mangan
Feb 15
The Dutch House by  Ann Patchett

Central Between the Covers

Fourth Mondays, 2-3 p.m.

Book discussions meet simultaneously in person and via Zoom. Please email [email protected] for more information.

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Dec. 19The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson
Jan. 23The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
Feb 27
Bookshop of Second Chances by Jackie Fraser


Chester Choices

First Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-noon

Book discussions will be held in person. Please visit our event calendar to register.

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Jan. 4The Lost Apothecary  by  Sarah Penner
Feb. 1
The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave

 

Clover Hill Critics

Third Fridays, 11 a.m.-noon

Book discussions will be in person. Please visit our event calendar to register.

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Jan. 20Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors amd the Drug Company that Addicted America by Beth Macy
Feb. 17Scythe by  Neal Shusterman


LaPrade BookThink

Third Thursdays, 1- 2 p.m.

Book discussions will be in person. Please visit our event calendar to register.

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Dec. 15A Burning by Megha Majumdar
Jan. 19The Thursday Murder Club by  Richard Osman
Feb. 16
The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo


Meadowdale Page Turners

2nd Friday, 10:30- 11:30 a.m

For information or to join this group, contact Pam White at [email protected].

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Dec. 9The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles
Jan. 12Pick any book who's theme is new beginnings and fresh starts.
Feb. 9Pick book with a library in the title or about a library 

Midlothian Cover to Cover

Thursdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

This book discussion is being held at Bon Air Library. To join this group, contact Cindy Arnold at [email protected].

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Dec. 15The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by Victoria Schwab
Jan. 26Before and After: The Incredible Life Stories of Orphans by  Judy Christie and Lisa Wingate
Feb. 23Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

Crime, Clues & Coffee: Mystery Book Club

Second Thursdays, 1-2 p.m.

Come talk about your favorite book with other mystery book lovers, while enjoying coffee and light snacks. Each month will focus on a different subgenre of mystery – choose your own in the category and then come share with the group, or just come to listen and get some great ideas for your next mystery read!

No registration required. Contact Teralee ElBasri at  [email protected].gov for any questions.

Virtually Virginia Book Club

Second Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

This virtual book club focuses on books written by Virginia authors or that have a Virginia setting or theme. Book discussions will take place over Zoom. For information or to join this group, contact Julie Grimes at [email protected].

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Dec. 13Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge by Erica Armstrong Dunbar
Jan. 10The Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks by  Rebecca Skloot
Feb. 14Dimestore: A Writer’s Life by Lee Smith