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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. 

Thursday AM Book Discussion
Join us to discuss some of the latest popular fiction.
Meets monthly on the second Thursday, 10:30—11:30am. In-Person.
The Girl With the Louding Voice by Abi Dare Thursday, January 12, 2023, 10:30am
Detransition, Baby by Torrey Peters Thursday, February 9, 2023, 10:30am

HEA Book Discussion
Read Happily Ever Afters with our Romance discussion.
Meets quarterly on a Monday, 7:00-8:00pm. Virtual.
Bombshell by Sarah MacLean Monday, January 23, 7:00pm

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—8:00pm. In-Person.
Highway of Tears:  A  True Story of Racism, Indifference, and the Pursuit of Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls by Jessica McDiarmid Monday, February 20, 2023, 7pm

Quarterly Book Club
Contemporary fiction at a convenient evening time. 
Meets quarterly on a Monday, 7:30-8:30pm. Virtual.
The Book of Night Women by Marlon James Monday, February 27, 2022, 7:30pm

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—8:30pm. Hybrid.
Two Novels by Italo Calvino:
Invisible Cities Thursday, January 26, 2023, 7pm
If on a winter’s night a travel Thursday, February 23, 2023, 7pm 
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.

See titles in our Book Group Collection.
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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