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Library Sponsored Book Discussion Groups

Farmington Community Library’s Book Discussions will take place online using Zoom web-conferencing. Participating Farmington Community Library cardholders can check out each month’s book using the Library’s digital Hoopla collection or physical copies as available. Registration is required for each discussion. Please remember to include your email address so we can send you a Zoom invitation. We hope you will join us!

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Costick Center Book Discussion

Join us to discuss and enjoy both fiction and non-fiction titles with like-minded readers from your community. Meets the first Thursday of the month.

The Rise of Wolf 8 by Rick McIntyre

Paperbacks are available for checkout at the Liberty Street information desk.

Available as an e-Book and e-Audiobook via Hoopla

Thursday, May 6, 1:00 p.m.

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ESL Book Discussion Group

A book discussion group designed especially for non-native English speakers! Join us to read and discuss one book over several weeks. You’ll read the chapters at home and we’ll discuss plot, dialogue, and culture when we get together. Registration is required.

The Accident by Natalie Barelli

Available as an e-book and e-Audiobook via Hoopla

Wednesdays, March 10th – April 21st, 1:30 p.m.

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ESL Book Discussion for New Readers

This event is for ESL students who are beginning English readers. We’ll meet through zoom to discuss the book The Hangman by Louise Penny. You’ll read the book on your own, and then we’ll answer questions and discuss plot developments when we meet on Wednesday, May 5. This title is available for checkout as an e-Book by Farmington Community Library cardholders through our Hoopla collection. Hoopla titles are available instantly, with no holds or waiting, so everyone is able to check it out. The library also has physical copies for checkout which can be placed on hold and picked up at curbside.

The Hangman by Louise Penny

Available as an e-book via Hoopla

Wednesday, May 5, 1:30 p.m.

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GNU Book Discussion

Calling all Geeks, Nerds, and U! Do you love getting lost in books about alternate universes? Space? Time travel? Anything science related? Then this GNU Book Discussion is for U!

The Three Body-Problem by Cixin Liu

Paperbacks are available for checkout at the Liberty Street reference desk. Call (248) 553-0321 to have a copy held.

​Available as an e-Audiobook via cloudLibrary

Wednesday, May 26, 7:00 p.m.

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Hooked On Books

Join fellow book lovers for a monthly discussion of new and classic books. Meets the fourth Monday of every month.

The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

Paperbacks are available for checkout at the 12 Mile Road information desk. Call the information desk (248) 553-0300 to have a copy held.

Available as an e-book and e-Audiobook via Hoopla

Monday, April 26, 7:00 p.m.

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Top Shelf Reads

Join us to discuss edgy and offbeat Books.

Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal

Paperbacks are available for checkout at the Liberty Street information desk or from our 12 Mile Rd. Books To Go collection.

Available as an e-Book and e-Audiobook via hoopla

Monday, May 10, 7:00 p.m.

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Hoopla Book Club Hub

Hoopla’s Book Club Hub

Each quarter, a new Spotlight Selection title is featured, along with a discussion guide and exclusive author interview to help you get the most out of your book club. With every title on Hoopla available instantly, with no holds, no waiting, and no late fees, everyone can start reading or listening right away, simultaneously, with their choice of eBook or audiobook!

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