Book Groups

(Really Good!) Book Discussion Group meets the first Thursday evening of the month (October through June), usually at 7PM.

May 2 – First Class: The Legacy of Dunbar, America’s First Black High School by Alison Stewart

June 13 – The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick


Great Books Discussion Group meets on the third Thursday morning of the month usually at 10AM in the Meeting Room. The group discusses works of literature that have been synopsized by the Great Books Foundation. A book containing the synopsized versions is available for purchase at the Circulation Desk.

May 16 – The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran 

June 20 – Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer


Next Chapter Book Club meets the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. It is a book club for adults with developmental disabilities. Participation is free and open both to residents of Springfield as well as to people who reside in other communities. People interested in participating will need to come to the library in advance of the first meeting in order to preregister.

Adult Book Groups

Tue May 28, 2019 @ 1:00PM - 02:00PM
Next Chapter Book Club
Tue Jun 11, 2019 @ 1:00PM - 02:00PM
Next Chapter Book Club
Thu Jun 13, 2019 @ 7:00PM -
Really Good Book Discussion: The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper
Thu Jun 20, 2019 @10:00AM -
Great Books Discussion: Canterbury Tales
Tue Jun 25, 2019 @ 1:00PM - 02:00PM
Next Chapter Book Club

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