Adult Programs 

Adult Book Discussion Group
Third Thursdays of the Month at 7:00pm
June 15, 2017
July 20, 2017
August 17, 2017

The Adult Book Discussion Group is open to the public. Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk. Never been to one of our discussions? Just stop by the next meeting! We're always looking for new members to keep our discussions lively and interesting. Our Adult Program Coordinator selects titles based on member input and interest, selecting books with literary merit and appeal. For more information contact Danette Weingarten 585.586.8302. 

Guided Meditation
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 8:30am
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 7:00pm
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 8:30am
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 7:00pm

De-stress, relax, and learn mindfulness techniques. Morning and evening sessions available. Registration required. Limited size. Call to register (585) 586-8302

Summer Reading 2017 
June 30-August 18 


Summer Reading is for the whole family, from babies to Grandma and Grandpa! By participating in the adult summer reading program, you inspire the children and teens in your life to love books, reading, and life-long education, too.  And you get the chance to win fun prizes. 

The program is simple:

  • Read what you want, when you want.
  • For every book you read, fill out a raffle ticket.
  • Place completed raffle tickets in the box.
  • Multiple weekly drawings to win free holds or waive fines.
  • Grand Prize drawing at the end of the summer to win a goody bag and a Barnes and Noble gift card.



2017 Adult Book Discussion Group Reading Selections 

All choices are subject to change depending on availability


January  February  March  April 
 The Rosie Project
by Graeme Simsion
The Immortal Life of
Henrietta Lacks
by Rebecca Skloot
 Love Song of Miss
Miss Queenie
by Rachel Joyce
 Year of Wonders
by Geraldine Brooks
May  June  July  August 
 The Nightingale
by Kristin Hannah
Marriage of

by Alice Hoffman
Before the Fall
by Noah Hawley
 Japanese Lover
by Isabel Allende 
September  October  November   
by  Daisy Goodwin

 Curious Charms of
Arthur Pepper
by Phaedra Patrick


 Adult Book Discussion Group Reading Suggestions    

Book Disucssion Group Reading Suggestion List
Looking for a good book? Our Book Discussion members have some recommendations!

Ambrose, S. Nothing Like it in the World
Ambrose, S. The Wild Blue : the Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24's Over Germany
Baldacci, D. The Camel Club
Chase-Riboud, B. Sally Hemings
Child, J. My Life in France
Chopra, D. Buddha : A Story of Enlightenment
Dostoyevsky, F. Crime and Punishment
Gilbert, E. Eat, Pray, Love
Golding, W. Lord of the Flies
Gregory, P. The Queen's Fool : A Novel
Grisham, J. Skipping Christmas
Kidd, S.M. The Secret Life of Bees
Kostova, E. The Historian
Lapierre, D. City of Joy
Lansing, A. Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Lowry, L. The Giver
McCarthy, C. Outer Dark
McCarthy, C. The Road
O'Connor, F. Wise Blood
Orwell, G. 1984
Smith, A. Name All the Animals : A Memior
Steinbeck, J. Grapes of Wrath
Thompson, J. After Dark, My Sweet
Wallach, J. The Desert Queen : The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell
Wiesal, E. Night

Any Books by the following authors are also highly recommended:

Diane Mott Davidson
Charles Dickens
William Faulkner
Ernest Hemingway
Edgar Allen Poe
Oscar Wilde
Virginia Woolf