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CPL Book Clubs
The votes are in! Thanks to a grant from Concord Public Library Foundation, we have multiple copies of our book club books available, in kits that cardholders can check out for their own book clubs too.

Short and Sweet Discussion Group
Short on time? Each month Short & Sweet will discuss a short story or essay and enjoy a sweet treat.
Monday, 1/26 at 7PM - "My Watch", by Mark Twain
Monday, 2/23 at 7PM - "The Man Upstairs", by David Sedaris
Monday, 3/30 at 7PM - "Quality Control", by Edwidge Danticat

Book Club Discussion Questions and Meetings
Everything you need to know about our Fall & Winter book clubs. Stay tuned for later selections!
(Here's the printable version!)

The Borrower, by Rebecca Makkai
Monday, February 9 at 7PM
Wednesday, February 11 at 10:30AM

Small Island, by Andrea Levy
Monday, March 9 at 7PM
Wednesday, March 11 at 10:30AM

Upcoming Book Club Titles:
April: Ben Kilham, In the Company of Bears
May: Octavia Butler, Kindred
June: Louisa May Alcott, Little Women
July: Walker Percy, The Moviegoer
August: J. Courtney Sullivan, Maine
September: Jostein Gaarder, Sophie's World

Previous Book Club Discussion Questions
Alice Munro, Dear Life (October 2014)
Richard Rubin, The Last of the Doughboys (November 2014)
Helene Hanff, 84, Charing Cross Road (December 2014)
Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (January 2015)

Previous Short & Sweet Reads

September: Neil Gaiman, "Why Our Future Depends on Libraries, Reading and Daydreaming"
October: George Saunders, "The Semplica Girl Diaries"
November: Matthew Crawford, "Shop Class as Soulcraft"
December: Mieko Kawakami, "A Once-Perfect Day for Bananafish"

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In addition to our exciting book clubs, we have resources for those that are interested in creating their own book clubs! Check out these ready-made book club kits, complete with enough copies to get your group going!


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