Book Discussion Groups

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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:

  • October 09, 2014 - A Novice: Poetry by Mr. Aamir Gifford Mahdee
  • October 23, 2014 - The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell

 

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:

 


 

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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:

  • October 29, 2014 – Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James
  • November 19, 2014 - Maine: A Novel by J. Courtney Sullivan
  • December 17, 2014 – Reading will be based on the recommendations of participants

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:

A limited number of copies of titles are available at the circulation desk.

 


 

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Fern Creek

Afternoon Book Discussion

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

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

 


iroquois

Iroquois

Adult Book Discussion Group

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

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:

 


 

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Main

The Mayor’s Book Club

Meets at the Main Library on the third Wednesday of the month, from noon to 1:00 PM.

Moderators: Kelly – kelly.dunnagan@lfpl.org and Laura – laura.kelleher@lfpl.org

Titles were selected from the Library’s Read Your Way Around the World Book List. Brown-bag lunches are welcome.

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 7:00 PM.

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

GhostStories at the Library

  • November 10, 2014 – Graphic Adaptation of Novels

NovelAdaptations

  • December 8, 2014 – Please join us for our very first comic swap!  Bring your floppies, trades, graphic novels, or comic strip collections and see what you can get for them.  The topic of discussion will be Collecting Comics.

Plus: FREE COMICS if you bring someone new to the meeting !!!

Influencing Machine

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:

Genre Fiction Discussion Group

Meets at the Okolona branch on the third Tuesday of each month, stating at 7 PM.  Selections are Reader’s Choice though participants can call  (502) 964-3515 for suggestions.

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

October 21, 2014 –  Ghost Stories and Hauntings

Participants can read any of the following works for this meeting:

  • The Ghost of the Mary Celeste — Valerie Martin
  • This House is Haunted — John Boyne
  • The Woman in Black — Susan Hill
  • Bliss House — Laura Benedict
  • The String Diaries — Stephen Lloyd-Jones
  • Snowblind — Christopher Golden
November 18, 2014 - Foodie Mysteries
December 16, 2014 – Amish Fiction

 


 

portland

Portland

Book Discussion Group

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

Refreshments will be provided.  Please join us for a great discussion!

Starting in May, the discussion group will meet on the fourth Thursday of each month. 

 


 

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St. Matthews

Adult Fiction Book Group

Meets at the St. Matthews branch on the third Thursday of the month from 11:00 AM to 12:00 noon.

Check with the branch for the title and availability, 

(502) 574-1771.

 


 

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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:

  • October 23, 2014 - The Strain by Chuck Hogan & Guillermo del Toro
  • November 20, 2014 – My Antonia by Willa Cather

 


 

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:

There will be a special discussion group meeting held on Tuesday, October 20, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. The book to be discussed is Maisie Dobbs: A Novel by Jacqueline Winspear

 

A NEW book group starts in November.  It will meet once a month on Monday evenings. The Monday night discussions will be held on the following dates:

 

 

 


 

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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:

  • Saturday, November 15, 2014, 2:00 pm - Beloved by Toni Morrison

    Discussion led by Christina

  • Monday, November 17, 2014, 1:00 pm - The Good Lord Bird by James McBride

    Discussion led by Crystal

  • Saturday, December 13, 2014, 2:00 pm - Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt

    Discussion led by Christina 

  • Monday, December 15, 2014 at 1:00 pm – The Cutting Season by Attica Locke

    Discussion led by Crystal 

 

Mother Daughter Book Club – All ages

  • Tuesday November 25th @ 6:00 pm - Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

    Discussion led by Tya

 


 

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: