Book Discussion Groups

Bon Air

Book Discussion Group

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

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For more information, please call 502-574-1795


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: Sally Suter

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

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

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

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


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:

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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:


Highlands-Shelby Park 

Non-Fiction Book Group

Meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 10:30 AM.

Moderator: Nita Connolly

Title selected by the group. Call 574-1672 for title.

Fiction Book Group

 


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:

Call Karen at 574-1720 for location of discussion

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

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:

May2016 MBC

 

June2016 MBC

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:

  • May 9, 2016 – THERE WILL NOT BE A REGULAR MEETING IN MAY

NOTE: On May 2nd from 6:00 to 8:30 PM, there will be a screening of Captain America: Winter Soldier at the Main Library.

For more information, call Anthony at 574-1611.


 

Middletown

Book Discussion and More

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:

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:

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

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

Book Flights

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

11April 30, 2016 @ 2:00 PM – Crime as History

Genre Fiction Book Discussion

May 17, 2016 – Newbery Medal Winners

June 14, 2016 – Classics

July 26, 2016 – Colonial American Fiction

  • Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
  • Flight of the Sparrow by Amy Belding Brown
  • Mistress Firebrand by Donna Thorland
  • My Name is Resolute by Nancy E Turner
  • The Bone Rattler by Eliot Pattison
  • The Constable’s Tale by Donald Smith
  • The Heretic’s Daughter by Kathleen Kent
  • The Traitor’s Wife by Allison Pataki

August 23, 2016 – True Crime

  • A Death in Belmont by Sebastian Junger
  • At the Hands of Persons Unknown by Phillip Dray
  • Cary Stayner: The True Story of The Yosemite Park Killer: Historical Serial Killers and Murderers by Jack Rosewood
  • Death of Innocence: The True Story of the Emmett Till Case by Mamie Till-Mobley
  • Footsteps in the Snow by Charles Lachman
  • Lost Girls: An Unsolved Mystery by Robert Kolker
  • Monster: Inside the Mind of Aileen Wuornos by Aileen Wuornos with Christopher Berry-Dee
  • Mystery on the Isles of Shoals by J. Dennis Robinson
  • Our Little Secret by Kevin Flynn
  • Shots on the Bridge by Ronnie Green
  • The Devil’s Rooming House by M William Phelps

September 20, 2016 – Chick Lit

  • Girl from the Train by Irma Joubert
  • Graduates in Wonderland by Jessica Pan
  • My Secret Sister by Helen Edwards and Jenny Lee Smith
  • Orphan Train by Christina Baker Klein
  • So Far Away by Meg Mitchell Moore
  • The Chocolate Girls by Annie Murray
  • The Life Intended by Kristin Harmel
  • The Sugar Girls by Duncan Barratt & Nuala Calvi
  • The Wild Girl by Kate Forsyth
  • The Winter Children by LuLu Taylor
  • Three Girls and Their Brother by Theresa Rebeck

October 25, 2016 – Suspense

  • And She Was by Alison Gaylin
  • Never Coming Back by Tim Weaver
  • Playing Dead by Julia Haeberlin
  • She’s Not There by P J Parrish
  • The Good Neighbor by A J Bannerman
  • The Prettiest One by James Hankins
  • Where the Memories Lie by Sibel Hodge

November 29, 2016 – Survivor Stories

  • An Invisible Thread by Laura Schroff & Alex Tresniowski
  • Long Walk Home by Judith Tebbutt
  • No Blade of Grass by John Christopher
  • People’s Republic of Amnesia by Louisa Kim
  • Survivors by Terry Nation
  • The Memory Palace by Mira Bartok
  • The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan
  • World Made by Hand by James Howard Kunstler

December 27, 2016 – Reimagined

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

Call (502) 964-3515 for a list of recommended titles


St. Matthews

Fiction Book Discussion Group

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Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

 

Nonfiction Book Discussion Group

Call 574-1771 for more info


Shively

Books to Movies: A Book and Movie Discussion Group

Gentle Reader Book Club

Moderator: Tya Hardin

Meetings start at 7:00 PM on the dates listed below:

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Teen Books for Adult Readers

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  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016 @ 7:00 PM – Call 574-1730 for more information

Vampires, Ghosts, and Zombies…Oh My!

 

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 574-1730.


Southwest

Page Turners Book Club

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

For more info, please call (502) 933-0029


Western

Adult Book Discussion

Moderator: Jeannie Eberenz

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

Copies available at the branch  

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


Westport

Adult Book Discussion

Meets at the Westport Branch at 7:00 PM.

Upcoming meetings will take place on the following dates:

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