Book Discussion Groups

Please note: The Library does not yet have a reopening date. We hope to be able to meet in July, but at this time we don’t know if that will be possible.


Lewes Public Library Book Club: 4th Thursday of the Month, 4:00 PM
A monthly book discussion group. Copies of the books are available to borrow at the Circulation Desk. View complete LPL Book Club 2020 Book List.

Next meeting date TBD

Past Selections
2019 Book List
2018 Book List
2017 Book List
2016 Book List
2015 Book List
2014 Book List
2013 Book List


Lewes Public Library Cooks & Books: 1st Monday of the Month, 6:30 PM
Share your love of cooking and trying new recipes. Every month, the group selects a cookbook and each participant then chooses a recipe to prepare for the following month’s meeting. The group then meets to sample the dishes made and discuss the recipes. Stop by the Circulation Desk to choose a recipe from this month’s cookbook.

Next meeting date TBD


Lewes Public Library Evening Book Club: 2nd Thursday of the Month, 6:30 PM
A monthly book discussion group that meets in the evening. Copies of the books are available to borrow at the Circulation Desk.

August 13 | Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford – Will meet online
September 10 | The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa – Will meet online
October 8 | 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
November 12 | The Monk of Mokha by Dave Eggers
December 10 | The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman


History Book Festival Book Discussion: 3rd Wednesday of the Month, 2:00 PM
A monthly discussion of books featured at the History Book Festival. Unless otherwise noted, the author will join the discussion via Skype.
Copies of the books are available to borrow at the Circulation Desk. Books must be returned on the day of discussion. If you do not return the book in a timely manner, you will be charged for it. View current HBF 2019-2020 Book List

Next meeting date TBD

Past Selections
2018-19 Book List
2018 Book List


Natural Selections Book Group: 1st Wednesday of the Month, 4:00 PM
Discuss nature-themed books. 2020 Book List

September 2 | The Wizard and the Prophet by Charles C. Mann – Will meet online


AAUW Book Discussion: 1st Thursday of Month, 10:00 AM
The American Association of University Women sponsors a Notable Books discussion that meets on the first Thursday of the month in the small meeting room.
AAUW 2019-2020 Book List

Next meeting date TBD


Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice Book & Film Group: 4th Tuesday of the month, 6:00 PM
A partnership with the SDARJ, moderated by Dr. Aimee Wiest.

August 25 | Sojourner Truth: A Life, A Symbol by Nell Irvin Painter – Will meet online