Book Groups

YA Lit Lovers Book Group
Meets at 7:00 PM at the Farmington Library the 2nd Monday of each month.

Are you a little less Y and a little more A, but can’t get enough of YA books? It’s ok, no really, it’s okay. This book group is for you! Funny, heart-wrenching, time-traveling, world-bending, stereotype shattering YA books have been making a mark on society for decades and it’s time for us adults who love them to stop hiding in the shadows. Refreshments provided. Led by Laura Horn, Director of Operations.

June 11 – Mosquitoland by David Arnold
July 9 – Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee
August 13 – Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh
September 10 – The Memory Book by Lara Avery
October 15 – The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
November 12 – Scythe by Neal Shusterman
December 10 – Holding up the Universe by Jennifer Niven

Farmington Reads Book Group
Meets at 7:00 PM at the Farmington Library the 4th Monday each month.

Hidden gems from our collection, chosen just for you by our staff! Join us to discuss, share, and laugh. Titles will include a mix of fiction and non-fiction. All are welcome. Led by Caroline Ford, Director of Lending & Collection Management.

June 25 – Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson
July 23 – The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
August 27 – 84, Charring Cross Road by Helene Hanff

Novel Ideas Book Group
Meets at 1:15 at the Barney Library the last Tuesday of each month.

Titles are chosen on a monthly basis and available at the conclusion of each book group session. New members are always welcome! For more information, call 860-673-6791. Led by Caroline Ford, Director of Lending & Collection Management & Amy Rosenfield, Library Assistant.

HOW DO I GET A COPY OF THIS MONTH’S BOOK? A limited number of copies of each book on the list will be available for loan at the library, or bring your own!


Library-Sponsored Book Groups

Book Circle | Business | Farmington Woods | Mystery | Senior Center

Book Circle
Meets at 9:30 AM at the Farmington Library the 2nd Wednesday of each month.

June 13 – Luncheon
July 11 – The Emigrants by W. G. Sebald
August 8 – The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Business Book Group
Meets at 12:00 PM at the Farmington Library the 3rd Friday of each month.

June 15 – The Airbnb Story: How Three Ordinary Guys Disrupted an Industry, Made Billions . . . and Created Plenty of Controversy by Leigh Gallagher

Farmington Woods Book Group
Meets at 10:30 AM at the Farmington Library the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

June 12 – A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meisner

Mystery Book Group
Meets at 7:00 PM at the Farmington Library on the 2nd Thursday of each month.

June 14 – Cold Earth by Ann Cleeves
July 12 – Think Twice by Lisa Scottoline
August 9 – A Trick of the Light (#7) by Louise Penny

Senior Book Group
Meets at 1:00 PM at the Community & Senior Center on the 3rd Thursday of each month.

June 21 – The Rent Collector by Cameron Wright
July 19 – A Man Called Ove by Frederik Backman
August 16 – Orphan’s Tale by Mark Sullivan
September 20 – A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
October 18 – Watch Me Disappear by Janelle Brown
November 15 – Lilac Girls by Martha Kelly
December 20 – The Late Show by Michael Connelly

WE CAN GET YOUR BOOKS FOR YOU! The Farmington Library announces that book groups in Farmington and Unionville can contact the library with a title and an author of your next book club read and we will get enough copies for your entire book club. We will gather your books and call when they are ready for pick-up. Please call us at 860-673-6791 x200 to register for the service and to facilitate the process of obtaining the books. New and popular books are excluded, book clubs must be registered to obtain this service.

For more information, please contact the Information Services Department at 860-673-6791 x200.