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Book Discussions

Adult Book Discussions at the Deerfield Public Library

The Deerfield Public Library hosts monthly, staff-led book discussions that are free and open to the public. Encounter community, fun, and fascinating ideas. Register at the links below and find copies of titles at the Patron Services desk, one month prior to each discussion.

Multiple copies of each title are available on the shelves near the Adult Services desk on the lower level. Selections for the Book Group Collection can be checked out for up to 3 weeks.

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Thursday AM Book Discussion

Join us to discuss some of the latest popular fiction.
Meets monthly on the second Thursday, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. In-Person.

The Whalebone Theatre by Joanna Quinn
Thursday, January 11, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.


The School for Good Mothers by Jessamine Chan
Thursday, February 8, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.


Classics Book Discussion

Read the books you were supposed (!) to read in school or discover a forgotten classic.
Meets roughly monthly on a Thursday, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Hybrid.

Maud Martha by Gwendolyn Brooks
Thursday, February 29, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.


Note: books are available at the Adult Services Desk one month before discussions.
Links to reading packets, slideshows, and additional resources.
Check out books from past discussions in our Classics Book Discussion Collection.

HEA Book Discussion

Read Happily Ever Afters with our Romance discussion.
Meets quarterly on a Monday, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Virtual.

Partners in Crime by Alisha
Monday, February 26, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.


Horror Book Discussion

Delve into the minds of investigators and criminals alike as we explore the world of crime.
Meets quarterly on the third Friday of the month, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. In-Person. Offsite: Location TBD

Dead Silence by S.A. Barnes
Friday, January 19, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.


D&D Book Discussion

The D&D book discussion group covers books inspired by and about the magical worlds of roleplaying games like Dungeons & Dragons.
Meets quarterly.

Streams of Silver by R.A. Salvatore
Tuesday, February 27, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.


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