Book Discussion Events

Thursday, September 19
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Discover the power of personal  branding for entrepreneurs at Barrington Public Library, with author and brand mentor Rachel Dunham, who recently published a reflection journal titled, [Re] Discover Yourself [Re] Define Your Brand. Over the last decade, Dunham has helped... Read more
Saturday, September 21
2:30pm - 4:00pm
The RI Coalition of Library Advocates (COLA) is hosting an author panel as a membership drive and fundraiser. This event is co-sponsored by Barrington Public Library.  “Launching Young Lives: Why Authors Love Libraries.” Linda Crotta Brennan Kara LaReau Nancy... Read more
Tuesday, October 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion club, Universe of Stories. One book will be selected per month that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be available from the public access catalog. Discussion questions will be uploaded midway during each month, which can continue past the month's... Read more
Tuesday, October 08
9:00am - 10:30am
Join our librarians for a book preview, highlighting favorite reads from the past year and new titles being published this fall, while enjoying breakfast at Atria Bay Spring Village.  Free and open to all. Space is limited. Register below by October 1.
Wednesday, October 09
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group meets the second Wednesday of the Month from 7 to 8:30 pm from September through June. Participants will read an assigned classic one month followed by a contemporary readalike similar in theme, plot and/or characters the following month. Facilitators Nancy... Read more
Wednesday, October 16
6:30pm - 8:00pm
A book club for those who like to read cookbooks and enjoy a community meal. The group meets monthly on the third Monday night (this month is an exception) of the month from 6:30 to 8 pm. Participants are asked to bring a dish to share from that month’s cookbook and their own table setting... Read more
Monday, October 21
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Join us for a Brown Bag Lunch Book Group, meeting the second Monday of the month from 12 to 1:30pm.  Bring your own lunch and we'll provide something to drink and a light dessert to share! Chat about your favorite reads in an informal, welcoming atmosphere.  Free and open to adults. Space is... Read more
Thursday, October 24
6:00pm - 8:00pm
In the summer of 2006, journalist Peter Shinkle first heard that his great-uncle Bobby, also known as Robert Cutler, had a secret that could have brought down the Eisenhower presidency: he was gay, at a time when gay people were barred from employment by the federal government.  Cutler was the... Read more
Friday, November 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion club, Universe of Stories. One book will be selected per month that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be available from the public access catalog. Discussion questions will be uploaded midway during each month, which can continue past the month's... Read more
Wednesday, November 13
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group meets the second Wednesday of the Month from 7 to 8:30 pm from September through June. Participants will read an assigned classic one month followed by a contemporary readalike similar in theme, plot and/or characters the following month. Facilitators Nancy... Read more
Monday, November 18
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Join us for a Brown Bag Lunch Book Group, meeting the second Monday of the month from 12 to 1:30pm.  Bring your own lunch and we'll provide something to drink and a light dessert to share! Chat about your favorite reads in an informal, welcoming atmosphere.  Free and open to adults. Space is... Read more
Sunday, December 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion club, Universe of Stories. One book will be selected per month that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be available from the public access catalog. Discussion questions will be uploaded midway during each month, which can continue past the month's... Read more
Monday, December 09
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Join us for a Brown Bag Lunch Book Group, meeting the second Monday of the month from 12 to 1:30pm.  Bring your own lunch and we'll provide something to drink and a light dessert to share! Chat about your favorite reads in an informal, welcoming atmosphere.  Free and open to adults. Space is... Read more
Wednesday, December 11
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group meets the second Wednesday of the Month from 7 to 8:30 pm from September through June. Participants will read an assigned classic one month followed by a contemporary readalike similar in theme, plot and/or characters the following month. Facilitators Nancy... Read more
Wednesday, January 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion club, Universe of Stories. One book will be selected per month that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be available from the public access catalog. Discussion questions will be uploaded midway during each month, which can continue past the month's... Read more
Wednesday, January 08
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group meets the second Wednesday of the Month from 7 to 8:30 pm from September through June. Participants will read an assigned classic one month followed by a contemporary readalike similar in theme, plot and/or characters the following month. Facilitators Nancy... Read more
Monday, January 13
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Join us for a Brown Bag Lunch Book Group, meeting the second Monday of the month from 12 to 1:30pm.  Bring your own lunch and we'll provide something to drink and a light dessert to share! Chat about your favorite reads in an informal, welcoming atmosphere.  Free and open to adults. Space is... Read more
Saturday, February 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion club, Universe of Stories. One book will be selected per month that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be available from the public access catalog. Discussion questions will be uploaded midway during each month, which can continue past the month's... Read more
Monday, February 10
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Join us for a Brown Bag Lunch Book Group, meeting the second Monday of the month from 12 to 1:30pm.  Bring your own lunch and we'll provide something to drink and a light dessert to share! Chat about your favorite reads in an informal, welcoming atmosphere.  Free and open to adults. Space is... Read more
Wednesday, February 12
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group meets the second Wednesday of the Month from 7 to 8:30 pm from September through June. Participants will read an assigned classic one month followed by a contemporary readalike similar in theme, plot and/or characters the following month. Facilitators Nancy... Read more
Sunday, March 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion club, Universe of Stories. One book will be selected per month that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be available from the public access catalog. Discussion questions will be uploaded midway during each month, which can continue past the month's... Read more
Monday, March 09
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Join us for a Brown Bag Lunch Book Group, meeting the second Monday of the month from 12 to 1:30pm.  Bring your own lunch and we'll provide something to drink and a light dessert to share! Chat about your favorite reads in an informal, welcoming atmosphere.  Free and open to adults. Space is... Read more
Wednesday, March 11
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group meets the second Wednesday of the Month from 7 to 8:30 pm from September through June. Participants will read an assigned classic one month followed by a contemporary readalike similar in theme, plot and/or characters the following month. Facilitators Nancy... Read more
Wednesday, April 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion club, Universe of Stories. One book will be selected per month that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be available from the public access catalog. Discussion questions will be uploaded midway during each month, which can continue past the month's... Read more
Wednesday, April 08
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group meets the second Wednesday of the Month from 7 to 8:30 pm from September through June. Participants will read an assigned classic one month followed by a contemporary readalike similar in theme, plot and/or characters the following month. Facilitators Nancy... Read more
Monday, April 13
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Join us for a Brown Bag Lunch Book Group, meeting the second Monday of the month from 12 to 1:30pm.  Bring your own lunch and we'll provide something to drink and a light dessert to share! Chat about your favorite reads in an informal, welcoming atmosphere.  Free and open to adults. Space is... Read more
Friday, May 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion club, Universe of Stories. One book will be selected per month that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be available from the public access catalog. Discussion questions will be uploaded midway during each month, which can continue past the month's... Read more
Monday, May 11
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Join us for a Brown Bag Lunch Book Group, meeting the second Monday of the month from 12 to 1:30pm.  Bring your own lunch and we'll provide something to drink and a light dessert to share! Chat about your favorite reads in an informal, welcoming atmosphere.  Free and open to adults. Space is... Read more
Wednesday, May 13
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group meets the second Wednesday of the Month from 7 to 8:30 pm from September through June. Participants will read an assigned classic one month followed by a contemporary readalike similar in theme, plot and/or characters the following month. Facilitators Nancy... Read more
Monday, June 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion club, Universe of Stories. One book will be selected per month that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be available from the public access catalog. Discussion questions will be uploaded midway during each month, which can continue past the month's... Read more

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