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Book Clubs

The Needham Free Public Library is pleased to host five book clubs. Register for the book clubs on the Events Calendar.

The NFPL Afternoon Book Group meets the second Tuesday of the month from 1- 2 PM, currently as a hybrid meeting on Zoom & in person inside the Library’s Community Room. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, December 13th where they will be discussing Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote. 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, meets 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 in-person on Monday, November 21st where they will be discussing The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune. Please register on the Events Calendar.

The Comic Book Book Club, run by Young Adult Librarian Erin Bassett, meets the third 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)! New members always welcome! The next meeting will be on Thursday, November 17th where they will be discussing Hakim’s Odyssey, Book 1, From Syria to Turkey by Fabien Toulmé. 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. Please visit the Events Calendar to find out about their next meeting.

NEW! The Middle School Book Club for tweens in grades 6-8, run by Young Adult Librarian Erin, meets monthly on Wednesday afternoons on Zoom. Their next meeting will be on Wednesday, November 30th from 3:30-4:30 PM where they will be discussing Three Keys by Kelly Yang. Please register on the Events Calendar to receive the Zoom link.

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