Book Clubs

2nd Wednesday Book Club

The Falmouth Memorial Library Book Group meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 1pm. The group reads a mixture of fiction and non-fiction. New members always welcome!

Upcoming books:

September 2023: Northeaster: A Story of Courage and Survival in the Blizzard of 1952 by Cathie Pelletier
October 2023: Lady Tan’s Circle of Women by Lisa See
November 2023: Hell and Other Destinations: A 21st Century Memoir by Madeleine Albright
December 2023: Loon Lake by E. L. Doctorow
January 2024: The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East by Sandy Tolan
February 2024: The Wife, the Maid and the Mistress by Ariel Lawhon

Short Story Discussion Group

Don’t have time to read a whole book for a book club? Join us to discuss short stories and essays instead! Every other Monday morning, the group meets to discuss a story or essay from a specific collection. New members are encouraged to join any time!

Current book: The Best Short Stories 2022: The O. Henry Prize Winners ed. Valeria Luiselli

Dates & stories:

August 7, 2023 Pp. 3-21

August 28, 2023 Pp. 22-45

September 11, 2023 Pp. 46-64

September 25, 2023 Pp. 65-84

October 16, 2023 Pp. 85-116

October 30, 2023 Pp. 117-131

November 13, 2023 Pp. 132-187*

November 27, 2023 Pp. 188-220

December 11, 2023 Pp. 221-252

January 8, 2024 Pp. 253-270

January 22, 2024 Pp. 271-294

Cookbook Club

Choose a recipe from the cookbook of the month, prepare your recipe at home, then bring it to the library to share with others. Meets every 3rd Wednesday at 5:30pm.

Registration is required and can be found on our online Event Calendar.

Email to find out this month’s cookbook!