Book Discussion Groups

Virtual Programs: Online Book Discussions
We are holding our book groups as virtual programs. Please check the schedule below for titles and dates of discussions. These groups are all 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.

Chester County Library hosts four book discussion groups, the Evening Book Discussion Group, the Afternoon Book Discussion Group, the Comics Unbound Group, and the Cookbook Club. 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 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. via Zoom. Registrations are required; click on the date to go to our Event Calendar. View the 2021 Book Discussion Schedule here.

Upcoming selections:

Monday, January 4, 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Zoom meeting
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
Thirteenth Tale

Monday, February 1, 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Zoom meeting
The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
Nickel Boys

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. via Zoom. Registrations are required; click on the date to go to our Event Calendar. View the 2021 Book Discussion Schedule here.
 
Upcoming selections:

Wednesday, January 20, 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Zoom meeting
Still Life by Louise Penny
Still Life

Wednesday, February 17, 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Zoom meeting
The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff
Lost Girls of Paris

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. Contact Lois Shupp at lshupp@ccls.org with questions. 

Upcoming selections:

Monday, January 25, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Zoom meeting
The Oracle Code by Marieke Nijkamp
Oracle Code

Monday, February 15, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Zoom meeting
Banned Book Club by Kim Hyun Sook
Banned Book Club

Chester County Library Cookbook Club
The Cookbook Club meets once a month from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. via Zoom. Currently we are cooking based on ingredients instead of cookbooks while we are meeting virtually. Registrations are required; click on the date to go to our Event Calendar. 

Upcoming selections:

Wednesday, January 20, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Zoom meeting
The recipes for January will be your favorite warm and fuzzy comfort food. To participate, choose a recipe from a cookbook you own, a cookbook from our digital collection in Overdrive, a digital magazine on Flipster, or on the internet. Save the recipe to share at the meeting if possible and then make it to discuss at the meeting.

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 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. via Zoom. Registrations are required; click on the date to go to our Event Calendar.

Upcoming selections:

Thursday, January 14, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  - Zoom meeting
The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
Immortalists

Thursday, February 11, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - registration link forthcoming
You Don't Have to Say You Love Me by Sherman Alexie
You Don't Have to Say You Love Me

Henrietta Hankin Branch Hankin Whodunits Book Group
The Hankin Whodunits Book Group meets the third Wednesday of the month from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. via Zoom. Registrations are required; click on the date to go to our Event calendar.

Upcoming selections:

Wednesday, January 20, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Zoom meeting
A Murder of Magpies by Judith Flanders
Murder of Magpies

Wednesday, February 17, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Zoom meeting
My Lovely Wife by Samatha Downing
My Lovely Wife

Previous book discussion selections:

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