Book Discussion Groups

In Person and Online Book Discussions
We are holding our book groups as a mix of in person and virtual programs. Please check the schedule below for titles and dates of discussions. The virtual groups are being held online via Zoom.  We are requiring registration for these online book groups in order to send out the Zoom meeting information. Click on the date to go to our event calendar to register. Please check the schedule below for the most current meeting information.

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

Chester County Library Evening Book Discussion Group
The Evening Book Discussion Group meets the first Monday of the month (with a few exceptions) from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in the Burke Meeting Room. Registrations are suggested; click on the date to go to our Event Calendar. View the 2022 Book Discussion Schedule here.

Please note: the Evening Book Discussion Group has resumed in person meetings in the Burke Meeting Room. We have a new start time of 6:30 p.m. The October 2023 meeting will be held via Zoom.

Upcoming selections:

Monday, December 5, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Burke Room, Chester County Library
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Monday, January 9, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Burke Room, Chester County Library*
The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes
The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

*Please note change in date from first Monday.

Chester County Library Afternoon Book Discussion Group
The Afternoon Book Discussion Group meets the third Wednesday of the month from 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. in the Burke Meeting Room. Registrations are suggested; click on the date to go to our Event Calendar. View the 2022 Book Discussion Schedule here.

Please note: the Afternoon Book Discussion Group has resumed in person meetings in the Burke Meeting Room.
 
Upcoming selections:

Wednesday, December 21, 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Burke Room, Chester County Library
The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See
The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See

Wednesday, January 18, 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Burke Room, Chester County Library
The World of Wonders by Aimee Nezhukumatathil
The World of Wonders by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

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. via Zoom. For ages 16 + for adult content. Registrations are required; click on the date to go to our Event Calendar.

Upcoming selections:

Monday, December 19, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Zoom meeting
Best of Year Discussion: We will share our top comics of the year.

Monday, January 23, 7:00 p.m - 8:30 p.m. - Zoom meeting (link forthcoming)*
Galaxy: The Prettiest Star by Jadzia Axelrod
Galaxy: the Prettiest Star by Jadzia Axelrod


*Please note change in date from third Monday.

Henrietta Hankin Branch Page Turners Book Group

The Page Turners Book Group meets the second Thursday of the month (except in July and August) from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. as a hybrid event, in person or via Zoom. Registrations are required; click on the date to go to our Event Calendar.

Upcoming selections:

Thursday, December 8, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Annex, Henrietta Hankin Branch or Zoom meeting
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

Thursday, January 12, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Annex, Henrietta Hankin Branch or Zoom meeting
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

Henrietta Hankin Branch Hankin Whodunits Book Group
The Hankin Whodunits Book Group meets the third Wednesday of the month (except in July and August) from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. as a hybrid event, in person or via Zoom. Registrations are required; click on the date to go to our Event calendar.

Upcoming selections:

Wednesday, December 21, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Small Conference Room A, Henrietta Hankin Branch or Zoom meeting
Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley
Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley

Wednesday, January 18, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Small Conference Room A, Henrietta Hankin Branch or Zoom meeting
Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line by Deepa Anappara
Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line by Deepa Anappara

Previous book discussion selections:

Chester County Library 2022
Chester County Library 2021
Chester County Library Aug-Dec 2020
Chester County Library 2020 altered schedule
Chester County Library 2020 (original schedule)
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