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Book Groups

The Appomattox Regional Library offers free book groups which meet at libraries on a monthly basis.

  • Carson Depot Library: 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m.
  • Hopewell Library Evening: Last Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
  • Hopewell Library Afternoon: 3rd Thursday of each month at 1:00 p.m.
  • Dinwiddie Library: 3rd Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m.*
  • *Please note: The Dinwiddie Book Group will be meeting the 24th of April instead of the 17th due to the holiday.

These book groups are informal and friendly events. Our philosophy is that a cooperative book group has the benefit of encouraging members to read things that they might not read on their own. Look below for more information on scheduled book meetings.

Dinwiddie Hopewell Afternoon Carson Hopewell Evening
3rd Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of each month at 1:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Last Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
January Longbourn by Jo Baker Life After Life by Jill McCorkle Killing Kennedy by Bill O’Reilly The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
February The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion The Orphan Train by Christina Kline The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Phillip Sendker
March Love’s Winning Plays by Inman Majors The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman Jane Austen Day (any novel written by her or based on her work) Dogtripping by David Rosenfelt
April Life after Life by Jill McCorkle The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins The Orphan Train by Christina Kline
May The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Phillip Sendker Longbourn by Jo Baker The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin Mr. Penumbra’s 24 hour bookstore by Robin Sloan
June The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman Local Souls by Allen Gurganus Big girl Panties by Stefanie Evanovich As I lay dying by William Faulkner
July In the neighborhood by Peter Lovenheim Dogtripping by David Rosenfelt My Lucky Life by Dick Van Dyke The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
August Mr. Penumbra’s 24 hour bookstore by Robin Sloan As I lay dying by William Faulkner Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith Longbourn by Jo Baker
September The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion Sunday’s at Tiffany’s by James Patterson Local Souls by Allen Gurganus
October The Orphan Train by Christina Kline Mr. Penumbra’s 24 hour bookstore by Robin Sloan In Cold Blood by Truman Capote The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
November Dogtripping by David Rosenfelt The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan Phillip Sendker Ice Cold by Tess Gerritsen Life after Life by Jill McCorkle
December None None Skipping Christmas by John Grisham None

 

 


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