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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 People We Keep by Allison Larkin
Thursday, March 9, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.


The Swimmers by Julie Otsuka
Thursday, April 13, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.


Take My Hand by Volan Perkins-Valdez
Thursday, May 11, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.


HEA Book Discussion

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

The Wisteria Society of Lady Scoundrels by India Holton
Monday, April 17, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.


True Crime Book Discussion

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

Boys Enter the House: The Victims of John Wayne Gacy and the Lives They Left Behind by David Nelson
Monday, May 15, 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.

The Crystal Shard by R. A. Salvatore
Wednesday, April 5, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.


Quarterly Book Club

Contemporary fiction at a convenient evening time.
Meets quarterly on a Monday, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Virtual.
No discussion Spring 2023

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.

The Street of Crocodiles by Bruno Schulz
Thursday, April 27, 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.

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