Book Discussions

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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

  • November 28th: “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry” by Fredrik Backman
  • December 19th: “The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane” by Lisa See
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

  • November 3: “Self-Selected Non-Fiction”
  • December 1: “Lincoln in the Bardo” by George Saunders
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

  • December 4: Book and Movie “Ella Enchanted” by Gail Carson Levine

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

  • November 1st: “The Woman in Cabin 10” by Ruth Ware
  • December 6th: “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis” by J.D. Vance

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

  • November 8th: “Night” by Elie Wiesel
  • December 13th: “The Rosie Project” by Graeme Simsion
  • January 10th: “Pachinko” by Min Jin Lee
  • February 14th: “Less” by Andrew Greer
  • March 14th: “Before We Were Yours” by Lisa Wingate
  • April 18th: “Educated: a memoir” by Tara Westover
  • May 9th: “Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng
  • June 13th: “Born a Crime” by Trevor Noah

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

  • November 27th: “In the Time of the Butterflies” by Julia Alvarez

Jaycees Senior Center Book Discussion

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

  • November 7th: “Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA Evidence” by Tim Junkin (One Maryland One Book Selection)
  • December 5th: “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman

(November and December Book Discussions – PDF Version)