Book Discussions

The Charles County Public Library offers book discussion groups at all of our branches.

Clark Center Book Discussion 
The Clark Center Book Group meets at 1:00 P.M. on the first Thursday of every month at the Clark Center. Anyone interested in joining the group can call 301/934-9001 or email us for more information. 

July 6th: "Commonwealth" by Ann Patchett
August 3rd: "Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the untold story of the black women mathematicians who helped win the space race" by Margot Lee Shetterly
September 7th: "No Man's Land" by David Baldacci
October 5th: "Purple Hibiscus" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (One Maryland One Book)
November 2nd: "Before the Fall" by Noah Hawley
December 7th: "The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper" by Phaedra Patrick

Homeschool Book Club 
Our Homeschool Book Club features a well-known book and the movie adaptation of that book to discuss and review. Each book club meeting encourages homeschooled children to read and compare the book to the film. Ages 9-12. Walk in.

Indian Head Senior Center Book Discussion Group
The Senior Center Book Discussion Group meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month from 11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Contact 301/375-7375 or e-mail us for more information or to place a copy of a book on hold. 

June 28th: "One Summer" by David Baldacci
July 26th: "The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper" by Patrick Phaedra
August 23rd: "When Breath Becomes Air" by Paul Kalanithi
September 27th: "Purple Hibiscus" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
October 25th: "Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd
November 15th: "Lowland" by Jhumpa Lahiri
December 20th: "Before the Fall" by Noah Hawley

La Plata Book Discussion Group
The La Plata Book Group meets at 7:00 P.M. on the second Thursday of every month. Anyone interested in joining the group can call 301/934-9001 or email us for more information. 

July 13th: "Beautiful Ruins" by Jess Walter
August 10th: "Silas Marner" by George Eliot
September 14th: "Hillbilly Elegy" by J.D. Vance
October 5th: "Purple Hibiscus" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Note: This is the First Thursday!)
November 9th: "Hidden Figures" The American Dream and the untold story of the black women mathematicians who helped win the space race" by Margot Lee Shetterly
December 14th: "When Breath Becomes Air" by Paul Kalanithi


Waldorf Book Discussion Group
The Adult Book Discussion Group meets on the first Saturday of every month from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. Anyone interested in joining the Waldorf Book Discussion group can call 301/645-2864 or email us with your library card number and we will place a copy of the book on reserve for you. Printable version of the Adult Book Discussion Group.

July 8th: "Everything I Never Told You" by Celeste Ng
August 8th: "The Nightingale" by Kristin HannahSeptember 9th: "Shanghai Girls" by Lisa See
October 7th: "Purple Hibiscus" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adicie
                     "Purple Hibiscus" is the One Maryland One Book selection for 2017
November 4th: Self-Selected Non-Fiction
December 2nd: "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead

Waldorf Senior Center Afternoon Bookclub
The Waldorf Senior Center Afternoon Bookclub meets on the first Wednesday of every month from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. For more information, contact the Waldorf Senior Center at 301/638-4420.Please check back to see the upcoming dates for the Waldorf Senior Center Book Club.