Book Groups

The Blackstone Library has a limited number of copies of these titles available for book club participants. If you are interested in obtaining a library copy, please call us at (203) 488-1441 ext. 318 or email Copies are first come, first served.


2nd Tuesday Book Club – second Tuesday of the month @ 6:15 pm, held in the library

October 11: The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles

November 8: Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Please email if you’re interested in joining!


Best Seller Book Club –  last Saturday of the month @ 3:30 pm., held virtually via Zoom!

In the Best Seller Book Club we and discussing newly released, highly rated books from a wide variety of genres each month. Registration is required to receive a link to this online event. Sponsored by the Friends of the Blackstone Library.

November 19th: The Shrines of Gaiety by Kate Atkinson – Register

December: No Meeting

January 28: I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy – Register


Books & Brews – last Tuesday @ 6:30 p.m. at Thimble Island Brewing Company

November 29: Yerba Buena by Nina LaCour

December: No Meeting

January 31: Six Four by Hideo Yokoyama

February 28: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

We’re officially easing back into in person meetings! Pick up a copy of this month’s title and be ready to share your thoughts at our monthly meeting at Thimble Island Brewing Company. Check out our Meetup page for details!

Choose one (or both) titles to read, then join that table discussion the night of the group. Books are available for loan in advance of discussion. Ask at Reference about getting a copy. Group meets at Thimble Island Brewing Company, 16 Business Park Dr, Branford, CT 06405.


First Friday Book Discussion – first Friday of the month @ 12:00 p.m., held virtually via Zoom!

Don’t let social distancing prevent you from discussing a great book with your neighbors! Download this month’s title on Hoopla (free with your Blackstone Library card), then meet up with us via zoom for a live book discussion. Registration is required to receive a link to this online event.

November 4: Call Your Daughter Home by Deb Spera – Register

December 2: The Walled Garden by Robin Farrar Maass – Register

January 6: The Last Romantics by Tara Conklin – Register

February 3: The Prague Sonata by Bradford Morrow – Register


The above book clubs are meeting virtually for the foreseeable future. Any updates will be posted here.  New members are always welcome! Call the Reference Department at 203.488.1441, ext. 318, if you need help placing a book on hold.