Book Discussions

Book Discussions2019-04-24T15:40:34-04:00
Indian Head Book Club

Indian Head Senior Center Book Club

Small group of people who warmly welcome newcomers who want to make new friends and engage in great discussions about a shared book and beyond. Seniors age 55 & up. Group meets every fourth Wednesday of the month.

Indian Head Senior Center
100 Cornwallis Square
Indian Head, MD 20640

Upcoming Discussions

  • April 24th: “Britt-Marie Was Here” by Fredrik Backman
Waldorf Adult Book Club

Waldorf Adult Book Discussion

This book club is for adults (18+) who enjoy a lively and informal discussion of classic and contemporary literature.  The book club meets on the first Saturday of every month (holidays excluded) from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.  Bring a cup of coffee, some snacks and get ready for a great time!

P.D. Brown Memorial Branch
50 Village Street
Waldorf, MD

Upcoming Discussions

  • May 4th: “Frog Music” by Emma Donoghue
  • June 1st: “Lost Lake” by Sarah Addison Allen
Homeschool Book (& Film) Club

Homeschool Book (& Film) Club

Have you ever watched a movie based off of a book and wondered, “Is the book better?” If so, then this is the book club for you! This book club is engaging and loads of fun.  Participants are exposed to books that they may not have otherwise even heard of, examples include: Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang, How to Eat Fried Worms, or Mary Poppins.

This book club meets the first Wednesday of every month at 10:00 a.m. Open to home schoolers of all ages! The books that we read are all juvenile fiction and the movies are rated G or PG.

Waldorf West Branch
10405 O’Donnell Place
Waldorf, MD

Upcoming Discussions

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Clark Center Book Discussion

Clark Senior Center, first Thursday of the month, 1:00 pm.  We discuss both classic and contemporary titles voted on by the group.  All members are age 55+. Grab a bite to eat and come prepared to share your thoughts and opinions about the monthly selection!

Clark Senior Center
1210 Charles Street
La Plata, MD

Upcoming Discussions

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La Plata Book Discussion

A book discussion group for those who love literature and lively discussion. Come if you love the book, come if you’re not sure how you feel! This group meets the second Thursday of the month (date adjusted during the Citizen’s Book Bazaar in the spring and fall) at 7:00 pm.  Titles are suggested and voted on by the group. Selected titles include: fiction, nonfiction, biographies and classics.  For ages 18+

La Plata Branch
2 Garrett Avenue
La Plata, MD

Upcoming Discussions

  • May 9th: “Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng
  • June 13th: “Born a Crime” by Trevor Noah
  • July 11th: “Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine” by Gail Honeyman
  • August 8th: “Tell Me More: Stories About the 12 Hardest Things I’m Learning to Say” by Kelly Corrigan
  • September 12th: “The Little Paris Bookshop” by Nina George
  • October 10th: “What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City” by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha (One Maryland One Book)
  • November 14th: “Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover
  • December 12th: “Our Souls at Night” by Kent Haruf

Writers of Color Book Club

Welcome to the Writers of Color Book Club where we celebrate the authentic voice of writers of color! Get ready to explore a variety of genres, contemporary and classic titles – all written by African, Afro-Caribbean or African American authors, with candor and objectivity. The group meets every fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

P.D. Brown Memorial Branch
50 Village Street
Waldorf, MD

Upcoming Discussions

  • May: “An American Marriage” by Tayari Jones
  • June: Self-selected short stories & poetry

Waldorf Senior Book Discussion

The Waldorf Senior Center Book Discussion is a book club for adults who enjoy a lively and informal discussion of classic and contemporary literature.  We meet the first Wednesday of each month at 1:00 pm at the Jaycees Center.

Jaycees Center
3090 Crain Hwy
Waldorf, MD 20601

Upcoming Discussions

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Waldorf West Saturday Book Discussion

This book group reads a variety of genres and welcomes member recommendations.

Waldorf West Branch
10405 O’Donnell Pl.
Waldorf, MD 20603

Upcoming Discussions

  • April 27th: “The 57 Bus” by Dashka Slater