Book DiscussionBOOK GROUPS - Spring 2018

Limited to Fort Lee Library cardholders. Register by email:  or contact the Reference Desk: 201.592.3614 ext 1. Multiple copies of monthly selections will be available for pick-up at the Circulation Desk. 


BETWEEN THE COVERS led by Chris Yurgelonis, Library Director
Discusses fiction titles (Location TBD)

Mon, April 23 at 7pm   Eternal Life by Dara Horn       *Special appearance by the author!
Mon, May 21 at 7pm   Gargoyle Hunters by John Freeman Gill
Mon, June 18 at 7pm   Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker


READERS’ CHOICE led by Library volunteers
Discusses both fiction and nonfiction titles (Location TBD)
Wed, March 21 at 2pm  The Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal
Wed, April 18 at 2pm    The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
Wed, May 16 at 2pm     His Excellency: George Washington by Joseph J. Ellis
Wed, June 20 at 2pm    The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford Dictionary by Simon Winchester


KOREAN BOOK CLUB led by Library volunteers
(Window Meeting Rm)
Tues, March 20 at 10am   여덟단어 / 박웅현
Tues, April 17 at 10am      당신 인생의 이야기 / 테드 창
Tues, May 15 at 10am       숨결이 바람 될 때 / 폴 칼라니티
Tues, June 19 at 10am      감옥에 가기로 한 메르타 할머니 / 카타리나 잉엘만순드베리

POETRY DISCUSSION GROUP Led by Fort Lee resident Sara Halman.
Thur, April 19, May 17 & June 21 at 1:30pm
Join us for an afternoon to “unpack your heart” with poetry readings followed by thoughtful discussion. No advanced reading required.

NON-FICTION BOOK GROUP led by Gina Webb-Metz, Head of Reference
(Window Meeting Rm)
Wed, April 11 at 10:30am    Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff
Wed, May 2 at 10:30am       Between Them: Remembering My Parents by Richard Ford
Wed, June 6 at 10:30am      Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

COOKBOOK CLUB led by Head of Collection Development, Morris Balacco
Prepare a recipe for sharing & discussion. Come hungry! Adults ages 18 and up. All skill levels welcomed. Paper goods, utensils, and beverages will be supplied by the Library. (Lower Level Meeting Rm)
Thur, April 5 at 7:00pm    Maangchi’s Real Korean Cooking: Authentic Dishes for the Home Cook by Maangchi.
Thur, June 7 at 7:00pm    Vegetarian India: A Journey through the Best of Indian Home Cooking by Madhur Jaffrey.