Book Discussion Groups

 

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

Bring your sack lunch and sample “food for the mind.”

Moderator: Laura Kelleher

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, November 30, 2016 – The Circle by Dave Eggers
  • Wednesday, December 28, 2016 – A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchy.

Books are available at branch circulation desk


Fairdale

Adult Book Discussion

Meets at the Fairdale Branch Library.  Starts at 6:00 PM on the dates listed.  

Moderators: Marci Reed or Meagan Vance-Wemes(502) 375-2051

Upcoming meetings take place on the following dates:


Fern Creek

Afternoon Book Discussion

Meets at the Fern Creek Branch Library on Wednesdays at 2:00 PM.

Upcoming meetings take place on the following dates:

  • December 14, 2016 – The Christmas Quilt by Jennifer Chiaverini

 


Iroquois

Adult Book Discussion Group

Moderator: Karen Knowles

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, December 13, 2016 – Howard’s End by E.M. Forster

Meetings start at 1:30 PM

More info, call Karen at 574-1720

Jeffersontown

Morning Book Discussion Group

Meets in the Jeffersontown branch meeting room on the third Wednesday of the month, starting at 10:15 AM.  

Moderator: Debra Anderson – debra.anderson@lfpl.org

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

Books are available at branch circulation desk


Main

Graphic Novel Discussion Group

Meets at the Main Library on the second Monday of the month, starting at 6:00 PM.

Moderator: Anthony Buchanan

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

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  • January 9, 20917 – Diversity and Representation: The “All New, All Different” Marvel Comics
  • February 13, 2016 – DC Comics in Other Media (movies, cartoons, and TV shows)  
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The Mayor’s Book Club at the Main Library

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

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

  • December 21, 2016 – The Lover by Marguerite Duras

 Mystery Book Club

Moderator: Carissa Miller

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

 

Copies of selected titles are available for check at the Main Library’s circulation desk.


 

Middletown

Middletown Early Birds Book Group

Meets at the Middletown branch on the second Thursday of the month, starting at 10:00 AM.

Moderator: Tina Schmidt – (502) 245-7332

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

Middletown Night Owls Book Group

Meets at the Middletown branch on the last Thursday of the month, starting at 6:30 PM.
Moderator: Erin Williams –  – (502) 245-7332
Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

Light refreshments are being served along with lively discussion!


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:

  • November 1, 2016 – Go Tell it on the Mountain by James Baldwin

There are limited copies of the book available at the Newburg Branch Library


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

Genre Fiction Book Discussion

November 29, 2016 – Survivor Stories

December 27, 2016 – Reimagined

  • Bone Game – Louis Owens
  • Captain Wentworth’s Diary – Amanda Grange
  • Dark Shimmer – Donna Jo Napoli
  • Juliet’s Nurse – Lois Leveen
  • Peter: The Untold Story –Christopher Daniel Mechling
  • Poison –Sarah Pinborough
  • The Diabolical Miss Hyde – Viola Carr
  • The Great Night – Chris Adrian
  • The Stars Turned Away – Lisa Maxwell
  • The True Story of Hansel of Gretel – Henning Mankell
  • Unequal Affection – Lara S Ormiston
  • While Beauty Slept – Elizabeth Canning Blackwell

 


St. Matthews

Nonfiction Book Discussion Group

For more info, please call (502) 574-1771


Shawnee

Adult Book Discussion

  • Tuesday, December 13, 2016 – Starts at 1:30 PM

Copies are available at the self check out station

For more info, please call (502) 574-1722


 

Shively

Gentle Readers Book Club

Moderator: Tya Hardin

  • Thursday, December 22, 2016 – 6:30 PM7:30 PM

Don’t let the title fool you! Mysteries, thrillers, Amish romance — nothing is off limits in this gentle book club.

Call (502) 574-1730 for title

Walk & Talk: An Active Book Discussion Group!

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Meetings are on Mondays and Wednesdays at 9:00 AM

For more info, please call (502) 574-1730


Southwest

Page Turners Book Club

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

  • November 16, 2016

Call branch for title – (502) 933-0029


Western

Adult Book Discussion

Moderator: Courtney Hatley

Meets at in the African American Archives every third Monday at 1:00 PM

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

Books are available at the circulation desk  

For more info, please call (502) 574-1779


Westport

Adult Book Discussion

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

For more info, please call (502) 394-0379


An abbreviated version of this list is on the Events Calendar

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