Join us at one of our monthly book discussion groups! Call us or check at the circulation desk to get a copy of the current book.
Noontime Book Discussion
First Thursday of the month at noon at the Essex Free Library:
December 5th - Tortilla Flat by John Steinbeck
January 9th - Mr. Dickens and His Carol by Samantha Silva
Evening Book Discussion
Last Thursday of the month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Essex Free Library:
October 31st – The Library Book by Susan Orlean
November 21st - As Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner
January 30th - A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
February 27th - There, there by Tommy Orange
March 26th - Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
April 30th - Lily and the Octopus by Steven Rowley
May 28th - Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
Multiple Copy Sets
The Essex Free Library maintains an extensive collection of multiple copy sets which the many book discussion groups throughout the state are invited to use. Titles are continually being added. View our complete multiple copy list (PDF).