Book Discussions

Library Book Discussions

Charlotte Hall Library
Leonardtown Library
Lexington Park Library

  • Feel free to drop in for any book discussion at any branch.   No registration is required.
  • Copies of the books are available at the Circulation Desk of the library hosting the discussion.
  • The books have an extended due date, usually one week after the discussion, to allow you to review the book after the discussion.
  • Enjoy the discussion … and tell a friend!
  • 2015 Book Discussion Brochure PDF File


Charlotte Hall Library
1st Monday at 7:00 PM

January 5
The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

February 2
I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

March 2
A Painted House by John Grisham

April 6
Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen

May 4
The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova

June 1
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

July 6
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

August 3
The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout

September 14 (2nd Monday)
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

October 5
One Maryland One Book

November 2
Divergent by Veronica Roth

December 7
Ivanhoe by Walter Scott

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Leonardtown Library
3rd Thursday at 7:00 PM

January 15
Snow’s Rest: A Maryland Mystery by Linda Stewart,

February 19
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki by Haruki Murakami,

March 26 (4th Thursday)
Great House by Nicole Krauss

April 16
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Foer,

May 21
Lila by Marilynne Robinson,

June 18
Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

July 16
Travels with My Aunt by Graham Greene

August 20
Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

September 17
The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout

October 15
One Maryland One Book

November 19
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

December 17
The Little Prince by Antoine de St. Exupéry

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Lexington Park Library
2nd Monday at 6:00 PM

January 12
Half Broke Horses: A True-life Novel by Jeannette Walls

February 9
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

March 9
Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II by Vicki Croke

April 13
Young Men & Fire by Norman Maclean

May 11
The Museum of Extraordinary Things: A Novel by Alice Hoffman

June 8
A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby’s Great Betrayal by Ben Macintyre

July 13
The Rosie Project: A Novel by Graeme Simsion

August 10
The Turn of the Screw and Other Short Novels by Henry James

September 14
The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History by John M. Barry

October 19
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo

November 9
The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt’s Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer by Anne-Marie O’Connor

December 14
Twenty Chickens for a Saddle: The Story of an African Childhood by Robyn Scott


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