Book Discussion Groups

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.

March 26 | The Truth According to Us by Annie Barrows – CANCELLED
April 23 | The Postmistress by Sarah Blake

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.

April 6 | Cook’s Illustrated All Time Best Brunch – CANCELLED


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.

April 9 | Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
May 14 | A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
June 11 | Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate


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.

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 | The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson (no author Skype) – CANCELLED
April 15 | Furious Hours by Casey Cep
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, 4:00 PM
Discuss nature-themed books. 2020 Book List

April 1 | The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben


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

April 2 | Warlight by Michael Ondaatje


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.

March 24 | Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (film directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders) – CANCELLED
April 28 | Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom by David W. Blight