Both FCL locations will be closed Sunday, July 3, through Tuesday, July 5, in observation of Independence Day. Both locations will reopen on Wednesday, July 6, at 9 a.m.

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Library Sponsored Book Discussion Groups

Farmington Community Library’s Book Discussions will take place online using Zoom web-conferencing or in person. Participating Farmington Community Library cardholders can check out each month’s book using the Library’s digital collection or physical copies as available. Registration is required for each virtual 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 at the William Costick Activities Center, Wexford Room B 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 Best We Could Do by Thi Bui
Paperbacks are available for checkout at information desk.

Thursday, July 17, 1:00 p.m.
Register here for In-Person at the Costick Center

William Costick Activities Center

28600 W. 11 Mile Rd:

ESL Book Discussion Group

We’ll be reading The Personal Librarian over 7 weeks. You’ll read about 50 pages on your own at home and each Wednesday we’ll get together at the library to talk about what you read and to ask questions. This title is available for checkout at the Reference Desk at the 12 Mile location. Books will be distributed at the first class.

The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray

Wednesdays, September 7th until October 19th, 1:30 p.m.

Register here

Main Library – Conference Room A

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!

Nettle and Bone by T. Kingfisher
Copies are available through the Library’s collection.

Wednesday, July 27th, 7:00 p.m.

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Farmington Branch Meeting Room

Hooked On Books

Join fellow book lovers for a monthly discussion of new and classic books. Books are available at the Main branch information desk. Meets the fourth Monday of every month.

Raft of Stars by Andrew Graff

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

Monday, July 25th, 7:00 p.m.

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Main Library

Top Shelf Reads

Join us to discuss edgy and offbeat Books. Books are available for checkout at the Farmington Branch. For more information contact the Farmington Branch Library Information Desk at (248) 553-0321 ext. 216.

When the Apricots Bloom by Gina Wilkinson

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

Monday, July 11, 7:00 p.m.

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Books To Go

Books To Go

Books to Go is a comprehensive selection of more than 200 fiction and non-fiction titles designed especially for book discussion groups. With at least ten copies of each title, it’s easy for every member of your book club to have his/her own copy. A study guide with background information and discussion questions is also available for each title.


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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