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 2019 book group reading lists can be found here. Please note: the 2019 Afternoon Book Group schedule has changed due to the weather cancellation on Wednesday, February 20th.

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, November, 4th, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. - Burke Room
News of the World by Paulette Jiles
News of the World

Monday, December, 2nd, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. - Burke Room
Essay Night
Read a couple of essays and come prepared to discuss them with the group.

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.
Please note: the schedule has changed due to the weather closing on Wednesday, February 20th.

Upcoming selections:

Wednesday, November 20th, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. - Burke Room
The Johnstown Flood by David McCullough
Johnstown Flood

Wednesday, December 18th, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. - Burke Room
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
Sing Unburied Sing

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, November 18th, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Burke Room
March. Book 1 by John Lewis
March Book 1

Monday, December 16th, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Burke Room
Best of the Year Discussion

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, November 7th, 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Small Conference Room A
Educated by Tara Westover
Educated

Thursday, December 12th, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. - Small Conference Room A
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Christmas Carol

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, November 21st, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Small Conference Room A
Back of Beyond by C.J. Box
Back of Beyond

Thursday, December 19th, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Small Conference Room A
Coffin Road by Peter May
Coffin Road

Previous book discussion selections:

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