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Crime and Mysteries Bookish Club

Thu, March 21, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Whitman Library

Do you love a good mystery? Join us on the third Thursday of each month for a casual chat about our favorite detective series, true crime podcasts, unsolved cases, cozy mysteries and more.  We’ll pick a different book to read and discuss each month, but there’s no pressure to…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Book Clubs

Chestnut Hill Library Contemporary Book Group

Wed, March 27, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

This group meets the 4th Wednesday of every month.  For more information and to reserve a copy of the month's selection, please contact the library at 215-685-9290. Spring book selections are: March 27th - In Extemis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin by Lindsey…

Adult Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

Homeschool Book Club

Fri, March 29, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Bring a book to talk about and share, followed by time for socializing & collaborative, creative play with other homeschool children/families. 

School Age Family Programs Discussion and Participation Children Family Book Clubs

Teen Book Club

Mon, April 1, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Talk about your favorite books and find new things to read! Ages 12 and up.

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Teens Book Clubs Teen Reading Lounge

Chestnut Hill Classics Book Group

Thu, April 4, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Join us the first Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. Selections for the spring are: April 4th - The Eight Mountains by Paola Cognetti May 2nd - All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr June 6th - A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles  

Adult Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

Book Talk and Craft Hour

Mon, April 8, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Bring a craft project you're working on and create while you chat about books! Limited craft supplies available.

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Book Clubs arts & crafts

African American Interest Book Discussion

Mon, April 8, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Philbrick Hall at Parkway Central Library

The African American Interest Book Discussion Group is celebrating 5 years! Our next discussion will be held on April 8, 2019 in Room 405 from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. We will discuss Pool Hustlers: The Legend of English Dan with the author, Ramel Self. Light refreshment will be served.…

Adult Discussion and Participation African American Book Clubs

Intelligent by Design Nonfiction Book Group | Leadership: In Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Mon, April 8, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Do you enjoy reading? We read critically acclaimed nonfiction old and new. All readers welcome. For additional information, please call 215- 685-1633. In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers…

Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs

Adult Book Club

Fri, April 12, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Do love reading and talking about what you are reading?  Join us on the 2nd Friday of the month for our book club - we'll be meeting from 10:30 a.m. until noon. This month's selection is An American Marriage , by Tayari Jones. Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

Crimes and Mysteries Bookish Club

Thu, April 18, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Whitman Library

Do you love a good mystery? Join us on the third Thursday of each month for a casual chat about our favorite detective series, true crime podcasts, unsolved cases, cozy mysteries and more.  We’ll pick a different book to read and discuss each month, but there’s no pressure to…

Adult Discussion and Participation Book Clubs

Chestnut Hill Library Contemporary Book Group

Wed, April 24, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

This group meets the 4th Wednesday of every month.  For more information and to reserve a copy of the month's selection, please contact the library at 215-685-9290. Spring book selections are: March 27th - In Extemis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin by Lindsey…

Adult Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

Chestnut Hill Classics Book Group

Thu, May 2, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Join us the first Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. Selections for the spring are: March 7th - The Optimist's Daughter by Eudora Welty April 4th - The Eight Mountains by Paola Cognetti May 2nd - All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr June 6th - A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor…

Adult Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

Teen Book Club

Mon, May 6, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Talk about your favorite books and find new things to read! Ages 12 and up.

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Teens Book Clubs Teen Reading Lounge

Adult Book Club

Fri, May 10, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Do love reading and talking about what you are reading?  Join us on the 2nd Friday of the month for our book club - we'll be meeting from 10:30 a.m. until noon. This month's selection is Trevor Noah:  Born a Crime , by Trevor Noah. The story of a mischievous young boy…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

Book Talk and Craft Hour

Mon, May 13, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Bring a craft project you're working on and create while you chat about books! Limited craft supplies available.

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Book Clubs arts & crafts

Intelligent by Design Nonfiction Book Group | The World as It Is: A Memoir of the Obama White House by Ben Rhodes

Mon, May 13, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Do you enjoy reading? We read critically acclaimed nonfiction old and new. All readers welcome. For additional information, please call 215- 685-1633. Ben Rhodes, who served Barack Obama as a foreign policy adviser and speechwriter from beginning to end, was ‘in the room’ for…

Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs

Chestnut Hill Library Contemporary Book Group

Wed, May 22, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

This group meets the 4th Wednesday of every month.  For more information and to reserve a copy of the month's selection, please contact the library at 215-685-9290. Spring book selections are: March 27th - In Extemis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin by Lindsey…

Adult Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

Chestnut Hill Classics Book Group

Thu, June 6, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Join us the first Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. Selections for the spring are: March 7th - The Optimist's Daughter by Eudora Welty April 4th - The Eight Mountains by Paola Cognetti May 2nd - All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr June 6th - A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor…

Adult Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

Intelligent by Design Nonfiction Book Group | Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

Mon, June 10, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Do you enjoy reading? We read critically acclaimed nonfiction old and new. All readers welcome. For additional information, please call 215- 685-1633. In the few months between the New Yorker’s serialization of Silent Spring in June 1962 and its publication in book form that…

Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs

Adult Book Club

Fri, June 14, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Do love reading and talking about what you are reading?  Join us on the 2nd Friday of the month for our book club - we'll be meeting from 10:30 a.m. until noon. This month's selection is Go Tell it on the Mountain , by James Baldwin. Baldwin chronicles a…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs
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