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:

April 2024: Blue Horses by Mary Oliver (for National Poetry Month!)
May 2024: March by Geraldine Brooks
June 2024: The Lobster Coast by Colin Woodard
July 2024: Snow in August by Pete Hamill
August 2024: All the Beauty in the World by Patrick Bringley
September 2024: The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin
October 2024: Mill Town by Kerri Arsenault

Past 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
March 2024: American Eclipse by David Baron (with a visit from the author!)

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: 100 Years of the Best American Short Stories eds. Lorrie Moore and Heidi Pitlor
Dates/pages:

February 26, 2024: 4-35
March 11, 2024: 36-61
March 25, 2024: CANCELLED
April 8, 2024: 62-110
April 22, 2024: 111-141
May 6, 2024: 142-172
May 20, 2024: 173-210
June 3, 2024: 211-241
June 17, 2024: 242-286
July 1, 2024: 287-311
July 15, 2024: 312-351
July 29, 2024: 352-393
August 12, 2024: 394-434
August 26, 2024: 435-471
September 9, 2024: 472-503
September 23, 2024: 504-543
October 7, 2024: 544-581
October 21, 2024: 582-624
November 4, 2024: 625-652
November 18, 2024: interlude
December 2, 2024: 653-682
December 16, 2024: 683-723

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 events@falmouthmemoriallibrary.org to find out this month’s cookbook!