Book Groups

Books and Beer Club

A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

Join the Central Rappahannock Regional Library at Adventure Brewing Company for a club all about books, beer, and some books about beer! Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month at 6:30pm, 33 Perchwood Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22405.

Headquarters Book Group

The Perfume Collector by Kathleen Tessaro

Meets the second Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in the 3rd floor conference room

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A Classical Idea! Book Group (Headquarters Library)

Fatelessness by Imre Kertesz

Rediscover the timeless, treasured delights of the classics. Read, savor, and engage in lively discourse with our newest Book Group. Meets the 3rd Monday of every month, 7-8 p.m. For more information, please call the Adult Research Desk at 372-1144 ext. 232.

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Porter Book Group

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Meets the first Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm.

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August 7: Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
Identifies the qualities of successful people, maintaining that culture, family, and idiosyncratic factors can have a decisive impact on shaping high achievers.

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Book It! Salem Church Book Group

August 26: One Summer America 1927 by Bill Bryson

Join other readers to talk about books. The group meets the fourth Tuesday of the month from 7-9 pm.

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August 26One Summer America 1927 by Bill Bryson
Bryson examines closely the events and personalities of the summer of 1927 when America's story was one of brawling adventure, reckless optimism and delirious energy. 

England Run Book Group

The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7pm

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Snow Book Group

The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty

Join a lively and fun discussion of the month's selected title. Refreshments served. Meets the third Tuesday of every month at 10:30 a.m.

Readers of the Round Table (Montross)

Lost in Shangri-La By Mitchell Zuckoff

Meets from 11:00 - noon on the second Friday of each month. 

The Reading Guild (Cooper)

The Reading Guild meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. The group's members pick a theme like Shakespeare or travel every other month; the other months are open discussions of your favorite book or current reading. Everyone brings a dish to share! Call the Cooper Branch (804-224-0921) or check our program listing for this month's topic.