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Book Clubs

The Needham Free Public Library is pleased to host four book clubs for Teens and Adults. Register for the book clubs on the Events Calendar.

The NFPL Afternoon Book Group meets the second Tuesday of the month from 1- 2:30 PM. Email neemail1@minlib.net to be added to the monthly book club mailing list.

The Bookworm’s Evening Book Club, run by Reference Supervisor Sarah, meet monthly on Mondays from 7-8 PM. Adults and older teens (16+) are welcome to join! New members are always welcome! The Bookworm’s read books on a variety of topics including fiction and non-fiction titles. The next meeting will be on Monday, January 31st 7-8 PM where they will be discussing The Book of Lost Friends by Lisa Wingate. January’s meeting will be virtual on Zoom. Please register on the Events Calendar.

The Comic Book Book Club, run by Young Adult Librarian Erin Bassett, meets the second Thursday of the month from 7-8 PM on Zoom. Teens and adults welcome (please note that more mature books may be read some months)! The next meeting will be on Thursday, January 20th 7-8 PM where they will be discussing The Alchemist : A Graphic Novel by Paulo Coelho New members always welcome! Please register on the Events Calendar to receive the Zoom link.

Needham Connects…Building Empathy through Books and Conversation: Formerly known as the Diversity and Discussion Book Club, cosponsored by the Trustees of the Needham Free Public Library, the Needham Diversity Initiative, and the Needham Human Rights Committee, meets every other month. The next meeting will be on January 27th 7-8:30 PM on Zoom. They will be discussing So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo. Please register on the Events Calendar to receive the Zoom link.