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Book Discussion

Reading in the Kitchen: A Cookbook Club

A book club for those who like to read cookbooks and enjoy a community meal.

The group meets monthly on the third Monday night of the month from 6:30 to 8 pm. Participants are asked to bring a dish to share from that month’s cookbook and their own table setting. 

Registration is required. Space is limited. To register, contact Community Engagement Librarian Jessica D’Avanza at or call 401.247.1920 x7.

Mock Caldecott Family Book Club

Join librarians Katie O'Kane from Primrose Hill School and Lisa Lesinski from Barrington Public Library for the first of four Family Book Club meetings! We will explore some beautifully illustrated books that are considered contenders for the 2020 Caldecott Medal. After four meetings, our group will vote for the one we feel should win. Let's see if we agree with the real Caldecott Committee! 

Universe of Stories: Online Book Club

Join our GoodReads online book discussion club, Universe of Stories. One book will be selected per month that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be available from the public access catalog. Discussion questions will be uploaded midway during each month, which can continue past the month's end.

GoodReads is an online social cataloging website for readers and book recommendations. Read and review books. Track your reading history. Make lists. Connect with other readers, become friends, and/or join groups.

SciFi Fantasy Book Club w/snacks!

New members welcome! Join us for a  monthly book club where we discuss the latest and/or greatest in Sci Fi & Fantasy over yummy snacks.  This month's choice is The Assasination of Brangwain Spurge by M.T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin. Describes as " an anarchic, outlandish, and deeply political saga of warring elf and goblin kingdoms. ..Place a hold here and join us!

Ike's Mystery Man Author Reception & Book Talk

Join us for an author reception with apple cider and cookies from 6 to 6:30 pm and an author talk at 6:30 pm. Books will be for sale by Inkfish Books and the author will be signing copies. 

In the summer of 2006, journalist Peter Shinkle first heard that his great-uncle Bobby, also known as Robert Cutler, had a secret that could have brought down the Eisenhower presidency: he was gay, at a time when gay people were barred from employment by the federal government. 

Brown Bag Lunch Book Group

Join us for a Brown Bag Lunch Book Group, meeting the second Monday of the month from 12 to 1:30pm. 

Bring your own lunch and we'll provide something to drink and a light dessert to share! Chat about your favorite reads in an informal, welcoming atmosphere. 

Free and open to adults. Space is limited. To register contact contact Jane Granatino at the Reference Desk, 401-247-1920 x2. 

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