Book Discussion Groups

Chester County Library hosts three book discussion groups, the Evening Book Group, the Afternoon Book Group, and the Comics Unbound Group. The Henrietta Hankin Branch hosts the Hankin Whodunits Book Group and the Page Turners Book Group.

The Chester County Library Evening and Afternoon 2020 book group reading lists can be found here.

Chester County Library Evening Book Group
The Evening Book Group meets the first Monday of the month (with a few exceptions) from 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. in the Burke Meeting Room. No registrations are required.

Upcoming selections:

Monday, February 3, 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Burke Room
My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
My Sister the Serial Killer

Monday, March 2, 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Burke Room
This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance by Jonathan Evison
This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance

Chester County Library Afternoon Book Group
The Afternoon Book Group meets the third Wednesday of the month from 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. in the Burke Meeting Room. No registrations are required.
 
Upcoming selections:

Wednesday, February 19, 1:30 -2:30 p.m. - Burke Room
There There by Tommy Orange
There There

Wednesday, March 18, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. - Burke Room
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
Just Mercy

Chester County Library Comics Unbound Group
The Comics Unbound Group meets the third Monday of the month from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in the Burke Meeting Room. For ages 16 + for adult content. No registrations are required. Contact Lois Shupp at lshupp@ccls.org with questions.

Upcoming selections:

Monday, January 27, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Burke Room*
Anya's Ghost by Vera Brosgol
Anya's Ghost

*Please note change in date from third Monday.

Monday, February 17, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Burke Room
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns

Henrietta Hankin Branch Page Turners Book Group
The Page Turners Book Group meets the second Thursday of the month from 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (except in July and August) in Small Conference Room A. No registrations are required.

Upcoming selections:

Thursday, February 13, 1:30 -2:30 p.m. - Small Conference Room A
If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin
If Beale Street Could Talk

Thursday, March 12, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Small Conference Room A
My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante*
My Brilliant Friend

*Please note change in title. Middlemarch will now be discussed in September.

Henrietta Hankin Branch Hankin Whodunits Book Group
The Hankin Whodunits Book Group meets the third Thursday of the month from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (except in July and August) in the Small Conference Room A. No registrations are required.

Upcoming selections:

Thursday, February 20, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. - Small Conference Room A
A Rule Against Murder by Louise Penny
Rule Against Murder

Thursday, March 19, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. - Small Conference Room A
A Hero of France by Alan Furst
Hero of France

Previous book discussion selections:

Chester County Library 2020
Chester County Library 2019
Chester County Library 2018
Chester County Library 2017
Chester County Library 2016
Chester County Library 2015
Chester County Library 2014
Chester County Library Afternoon Book Group 2005-2013
Chester County Library Evening Book Group 2005-2013
Henrietta Hankin Branch Mystery Book Group 2012-2014