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Book Discussion Events

Tuesday, June 18
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler. The first book in the Philip Marlowe series was written in 1939 and features a hard-boiled detective.  It was selected as one of Time Magazine's All-Time 100 Novels.... Read More
Monday, June 24
6:00pm - 7:30pm
The Portsmouth Historical Society in partnership with Portsmouth Free Public Library will host a book club discussion of From Slaves to Soldiers :The 1st Rhode Island Regiment in the American Revolution by Robert A. Geake. The book discussion will... Read More
Tuesday, June 25
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Love Young Adult fiction? This is the place for you! All ages are welcome to discuss a YA title each month. Refreshments (usually all homemade by Sue!) are served, and no registration is required. Take a break from your adult life enjoy some teen... Read More
Friday, June 28
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Join us for a book talk, reading, and signing from local Portsmouth authors Kyra Rose and Kacey Victoria S. They both wrote and published books for their senior projects at Portsmouth High School, and will be here to talk about the process, read an... Read More
Tuesday, July 16
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of Code Girls : The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers Who Helped Win World War II by Liza... Read More
Tuesday, July 30
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Love Young Adult fiction? This is the place for you! All ages are welcome to discuss a YA title each month. Refreshments (usually all homemade by Sue!) are served, and no registration is required. Take a break from your adult life enjoy some teen... Read More
Tuesday, August 20
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante. My Brilliant Friend is a rich, intense and generous hearted story about two friends, Elena and Lila, growing up in Naples, Italy during the 1950s.  Copies will be... Read More
Tuesday, August 27
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Love Young Adult fiction? This is the place for you! All ages are welcome to discuss a YA title each month. Refreshments (usually all homemade by Sue!) are served, and no registration is required. Take a break from your adult life enjoy some teen... Read More
Tuesday, September 17
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Boys in the Boat : Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown. Epic quest for a gold medal during the 1936 Olympics, a team that... Read More
Tuesday, September 24
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Love Young Adult fiction? This is the place for you! All ages are welcome to discuss a YA title each month. Refreshments (usually all homemade by Sue!) are served, and no registration is required. Take a break from your adult life enjoy some teen... Read More
Tuesday, October 15
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of A Long Way Home : a Memoir  by Saroo Brierly. This is the incredible true story of Saroo Brierley, a young man who used Google Earth to rediscover his childhood life and home in a journey from India to... Read More
Tuesday, October 29
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Love Young Adult fiction? This is the place for you! All ages are welcome to discuss a YA title each month. Refreshments (usually all homemade by Sue!) are served, and no registration is required. Take a break from your adult life enjoy some teen... Read More
Tuesday, November 12
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of A Long Way Home : a Memoir  by Saroo Brierly. Doris Kearns Goodwin examines four presidents —Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Lyndon B. Johnson (in civil rights)—to show how... Read More
Tuesday, November 19
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of Leadership in Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin. Doris Kearns Goodwin examines four presidents —Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Lyndon B. Johnson (in civil rights)—to... Read More
Tuesday, November 26
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Love Young Adult fiction? This is the place for you! All ages are welcome to discuss a YA title each month. Refreshments (usually all homemade by Sue!) are served, and no registration is required. Take a break from your adult life enjoy some teen... Read More
Tuesday, December 17
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Library Book by Susan Orlean. chronicle of the Los Angelas Public Library fire of April 28, 1986 and its... Read More
Tuesday, January 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Greater Journey : Americans in Paris by David McCollough. The story of the adventurous American artists, writers, doctors, politicians, architects, and others set off for Paris between 19830 and 1900... Read More
Tuesday, February 18
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. Where the Crawdads Sing is an exquisite ode to the natural world, a... Read More