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Dunbar Free Library
P.O. Box 1580, 401 Route 10 South, Grantham, NH 03753
info@dunbarlibrary.org
603-863-2172
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Book Clubs

2020 Book Clubs
Call for meeting place and time.

The Library-sponsored “Book to Movie” book group’s current title is “Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson, with the movie available through Zoom. January’s book discussion is either Jan 18th or January 21st@ 6:30 pm, and the movie will be presented on Thursday, January 21st or January 28th @ 6:30 pm. Join the book discussion at: meet.jit.si/booktomovie All are welcome to attend! Just call the library @ 863-2172 for more information.

If you have a book group you would like the library to obtain multiple copies for we have an online form for you to fill out, and two basic requests: 1) items for a book group can not be less than 6 months old, PREFERABLY at least a year and 2) if you have a meeting annually to establish your choices for the coming year you can search AGSHAREIT to find out IF there are “enough” copies among New Hampshire libraries.  Ask us how!

Second Monday afternoon book group

January 11 The Library Book Susan Orlean

February 8 American Dervish Ayad Akhtar

March 8 Vanishing Half Brit Bennett

April 12 Crow Lake Mary Lawson

May 10 The Garden of the Evening Mists Tan Than Eng

June 14 We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves: A Novel Karen Joy Fowler

July 12 The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World Melinda Gates

August 9 Shuggie Bain Douglas Stuart

September 13 Wait Till Next Year Doris Kearns Goodwin

October 11 Caste: The Origins of Our Discontent Isobel Wilkerson

November 8 The Book of Lost Friends: A Novel Lisa Wingate

December 13 Holiday Party and Voting for the 2022 Reading List

January 10, 2022 The Bookwoman of Troublesome Creek: A Novel Kim Richardson

Backup Book “just in case” Station Eleven Emily St. John Mandel

Third Monday morning book group

Information to come….

Fourth Thursday evening book group

January 28: Whisper Network by Chandler Baker 

February 25: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

March 25: A Gentleman in Moscow by Armor Towles 

April 22: The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

May 27: The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

June 24: The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict

July 22: Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris 

August 26: The Nickel Boys, by Colson Whitehead

September 23: The Giver of the Stars by JoJo Moyes

October 28: The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi

November 18: Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy

December 16: No Book. Yankee swap and pick books for next year.

Third Thursday “Sunshine Book Club”

January 2021 Heat by Bill Buford

February 2021 The Searcher- A Novel by Tana French

March 2021 Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks

April 2021 Ten Lessons for a Post Pandemic World by Fareed Zakaria

May 2021 Bag Man by Rachel Maddow & Michael Yavitz

June 2021 Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell