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CPL Book Clubs
The votes are in! Thanks to a grant from Concord Public Library Foundation, we'll have multiple copies of our book club books available soon, 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, 12/29 at 7PM - "A Once-Perfect Day for Bananafish", by Mieko Kawakami
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
Previous: "Why Our Future Depends on Libraries, Reading and Daydreaming", "The Semplica Girl Diaries", "Shop Class as Soulcraft".

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

Dear Life, by Alice Munro
Monday, October 6 at 7PM
Wednesday, October 8 at 10:30AM
See discussion questions here.

The Last of the Doughboys, by Richard Rubin
Monday, November 10 at 7PM
Wednesday, November 12 at 10:30AM
See discussion questions here.

84, Charing Cross Road, by Helene Hanff
Monday, December 8 at 7PM
Wednesday, December 10 at 10:30AM
See discussion questions here.

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, by Betty Smith
Monday, January 12 at 7PM
Wednesday, January 14 at 10:30AM

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

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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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