Book Discussion Groups

bonair

Bon Air

Adult Book Discussion

Meets at the Bon Air branch on Thursday nights from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

 

Young Adult Book Club

Meets at the Bon Air branch at 7 p.m.  Selections geared for ages 15-25.

Moderator: Angelina (Angel) Justice – angelina.justice@lfpl.org

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

 


 

crescenthill

Crescent Hill

Adult Book Discussion

Meets at the Crescent Hill branch on the second Saturday of each month, 10:30 AM. Moderator: Robert Gieszl - robert.gieszl@lfpl.org

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

Books are available at branch circulation desk.

Booked for Lunch

Meets at the Crescent Hill branch on the last Wednesday of each month, 1:00 PM. Bring your sack lunch and sample “food for the mind.” Moderator: Sally Suter

Upcoming titles are:

Books are available at branch circulation desk.

Talking Book Discussion

Meets at the Crescent Hill branch on the first Thursday of each month, 7:00 PM. and is open to the public.  Moderator: Kathy Szinnyey

Talking books available from the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped upon request.

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

 


 

fairdale

Fairdale

Adult Book Discussion

Moderators: Marci Reed or Meagan Vance-Wemes – (502) 375-2051 Meets at the Fairdale Branch Library.  Starts at 6:00 PM on the dates listed.

Upcoming discussions will take place on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - Redshirts by John Scalzi
  • Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - Native Son by Richard Wright
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  • Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015 – Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth by Resa Azlan
  • Wednesday, April 15, 2015 – 1984 by George Orwell
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 – Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

 

Women’s History Month Book Discussion

Saturday, March 14, 2015 @ 3:00 PM - The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II by Denise Kiernan

Financial Literacy Month Book Discussion

Saturday, April 18, 2015 @ 3pm - Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

 

Graphic Novel and Comic Book Discussion

 

Graphic novel discussion flyer Jan- Feb

Meets at the Fairdale Branch Library on the first Tuesday of every month.  

Upcoming discussions will take place on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, February 4, 2015 - Starts at 6:00 PM

Marvel, DC, and indie comics – come share recommendations and talk about the latest comic news and movies.  Adults and teens welcome.  

 


 

ferncreek

Fern Creek

Afternoon Book Discussion

Meets at the Fern Creek branch at 2:00 PM.

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

  • February 11, 2015 - Kindred by  Octavia Butler

 


hspbranch

Highlands-Shelby Park

TBA

 


iroquois

Iroquois

Adult Book Discussion Group

Meets at Iroquois Library the second Tuesday of every month at 1:30 PM Moderator: Karen Knowles

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

 


 

jtown

Jeffersontown

Morning Book Discussion Group

Moderator: Debra Anderson – debra.anderson@lfpl.org Books are available at branch circulation desk. Meets in the Jeffersontown branch meeting room on the third Wednesday of the month, starting at 10:15 AM.

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

 


 

mainlibrary

Main

The Mayor’s International Book Club

Meets at the Main Library on the third Wednesday of the month, from noon to 1:00 PM.  Brown-bag lunches are welcome. Moderator: Kelly Dunnagan – kelly.dunnagan@lfpl.org

Titles were selected from the Library’s Read Your Way Around the World Book List.

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

Graphic Novel Discussion Group

Meets at the Main Library on the second Monday of the month, starting at 6:00 PM (OUR TIME HAS CHANGED)  *** NOTE:  ALL MEETINGS START AT 6:00 P.M. ***

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

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Check out the Suggested Reading Lists for each topic!

 


 

midtown

Middletown

Book Discussion and More

Meets at the Middletown branch on the second Thursday of the month, starting at 10:00 AM. Please join us for discussion and snacks! Moderator: Tina Schmidt – (502) 245-7332

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

Light refreshments are being served along with lively discussion!


 

newburg

Newburg

The Hour of Power

Meets at the Newburg branch on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Moderator: Lynette Ruby - (502) 479-6160

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

 


 

okolona

Okolona

Adult Book Discussion Group

Meets at the Okolona branch on the third Thursday of each month, stating at 7 PM. Moderator: Sara Huesman – (502) 964-3515

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

 

Favorite Authors Book Club

  • Monday, March 16, 2015 @ 1:00 PM - Choose any title by Clive Cussler to discuss this month
  • Monday, April 20, 2015 @ 1:00 PM - Choose any title by Janet Evanovich to discuss this month

 

Genre Fiction Discussion Group

Meets at the Okolona branch.  Participants can call  (502) 964-3515 for suggestions.

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

February 17, 2015 - Paranormal Romance*

* Choose from the following authors:

March 17, 2015 - Steampunk
Contact branch for a list of recommended titles

April 21, 2015 – Historical Fiction
Contact branch for a list of recommended titles

 


 

portland

Portland

Book Discussion Group

Meets at the Portland branch from 6:30 – 7:30 pm in the meeting room. Refreshments will be provided.

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

 


 

shivelybranch

Shively

Adult Book Discussion

Moderator: Micah Followay (micah.followay@lfpl.org) Books are available at branch circulation desk. Meets at the Shively branch on the fourth Thursday of each month, 6:30 PM in Shively City Hall.

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

 


 

swbranch

Southwest

Adult Book Discussion

This program meets the third Thursday of the month at 2:00 PM.  Moderator: Theresa Lukas – Call 933-0029 for details.

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

TBA

 


 

westernbranch

Western

Adult Book Discussion

Meets at the Western branch on the following dates.  Copies of books are available at the branch. For more info, you may call 574-1779.

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

 

Book Discussion

Saint Monkey by Jacinda Townsend

Monday March 23rd @ 1:00

Copies available at the branch, 574-1779

 

Book Discussion (Women’s History)

Eleanor Aquitaine: A Life by Alison Weir

Saturday, March 21st @ 2:00

Copies available at the branch, 574-1779

 

Book Discussion

Prepared for a Purpose by Antoinette Tuff

Monday April 27th @ 1:00

Copies available at the branch, 574-1779

 

Book Discussion

The Emperor of Ocean Park by Stephen Carter

Saturday April 25th @ 2:00

 


 

westport

Westport

Adult Book Discussion

Meets at the Westport Branch on Monday nights at 7:00 PM.

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

TBA