Book Discussions

Lewes Public Library Book Club: 4th Thursday of the Month, 4:00pm
A monthly book discussion group. Copies of the books are available to borrow at the Circulation Desk. View complete LPL Book Club 2019 Book List

October 24: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
December 5: Saints for All Occasions by J. Courtney Sullivan (PLEASE NOTE SPECIAL DATE)

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


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

November 14: The Cottingley Secret by Hazel Gaynor
December 12: Dead Wake by Erik Larson


History Book Festival Book Discussion: 3rd Wednesday of the Month, 2 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.

2019-2020 Books
October 16: Give us your feedback about this year’s History Book Festival.
November 20 – The Chelsea Girls by Fiona Davis
December 18 – Burning Down the Haus by Tim Mohr
January 15 – Slime: How Algae Created Us, Plague Us, and Just Might Save Us by Ruth Kassinger
February 19 – Giants of the Monsoon Forest by Jacob Shell
March 18 – TBA
April 15 – TBA
May 20 – TBA
June 17 – TBA
July 15 – TBA
August 19 – TBA
September – no meeting. Use this time to read books before the author presentations at the Festival on September 26!


Natural Selections Book Group: 1st Wednesday of the Month, 6:30pm
Discuss nature-themed books. 2019 Book List

November 6: The Triumph of Seeds by Thor Hanson
December 4: Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature by Linda Lear


AAUW Book Discussion: 1st Thursday of Month, 10:00am
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

November 7: There There by Tommy Orange
December: No Meeting


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

October 22: Barracoon by Zora Neale Hurston
November 26: White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo