Book Clubs

Book Clubs Services

Schedules for all Library sponsored Book Clubs is listed below. For more information on Library Book Groups, please contact the Information Services Department at 673-6791.

Reading schedules: Book Circle | Business | Farmington Woods | Mystery | Senior Center | Novel Ideas

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 use the linked form 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.

Book Circle 2017 List
Meets at 9:30 a.m. at the Farmington Library the 2nd Wednesday of each month.

August 9 – Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy
September 13 – Emma by Jane Austen
October 11 – Judas by Amos Oz
November 8 – Plainsong by Kent Haruf
December 13 – My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
January 10 – Jesus’ Son by Denis Johnson
February 14 – A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
March 14 – A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
April 11 – The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
May 9 – Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively
June 13 – Luncheon
July 11 – The Emigrants by W. G. Sebald
August 8 – The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Business Book Group 2017 List
Meets at 12:00 p.m. at the Farmington Library the 3rd Friday of each month.

September 15 – Enchantment by Guy Kawasaki

Farmington Woods Book Group 2017 List
Meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Farmington Library the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

September 12 – The Jungle (classic) by Upton Sinclair
October 10 – The Photograph by Penelope Lively (Booker Prize winning author)
November 14 – The Angel of Repose by William Stegner
December 12 – Necessary Lies by Dianne Chamberlain
January 9 – The End of the Affair by Graham Greene
February 13 – The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
March 13 – Mao’s Last Dancer by Li Cunxin
April 10 – The Plot Against America by Philip Roth
May 8 – Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
June 12 – A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meisner

Mystery Book Group 2017 List
Meets at 7 p.m. at the Farmington Library on the 2nd Thursday of each month.

August 10 – March Violets (1989) by Philip Kerr
September 14 – Rogue Island (2010) by Bruce DeSilva
October 12 – Track of the Cat (1993) by Nevada Barr
November 9 – Maisie Dobbs (2003) by Jacqueline Winspear
December 14 – Night Soldiers (1988) by Ann Cleeves
January 12 – Raven Black (2006) by Ann Cleeves

Senior Book Group 2017 List
Meets at 1:00 p.m. at the Community & Senior Center on the 3rd Thursday of each month.

August 17 – The Ship of Brides by Jojo Moyes
September 21 – Don’t Go by Lisa Scottoline
October 19 – Elephant Company by Viki Croke
November 16 – Killing the Rising Sun by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard
December 21 – The Black Widow by Daniel Silva

Novel Ideas, an adult book group, meets at Barney, a branch of Farmington Libraries, located at 71 Main Street in Farmington on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 1:15 p.m., twelve months a year. New members are always welcome. Titles are chosen on a monthly basis and available at the conclusion of each book group session. For further information, call 860-673-6791 ext. 335.