Local Book & Poetry Groups

Classics Book Discussion Group: Saturday, February 10, 10:30 : Howard’s End

Optimist Center Book Chat: Sunday, January 28, 4:00 : Give and Take by Adam Grant (theme: Collaboration)

Recite! Poetry:Recite! meets the first Tuesday of each month. Professional poets, amateurs, and first-timers all join in, as well as those who would like to just come and listen. Join us in celebrating the spoken word in all its diversity! Bring along original and/or favorite works. To sign up to be a presenter, or for more information, stop by the library or email info@recitewoodstockvt.com.

Second Friday Book Group: February 9: The Good People by Hannah Kent

Thompson Senior Center Book Group: Wednesday, February 14, 1:00 : My Life on the Road, by Gloria Steinem

What’s On Your Nightstand: Come talk about what you’re reading with other literature enthusiasts! Open to all, this group meets the second Tuesday of every month, 10:15 a.m. at NWPL in the Reading Room.

Woodstock Social Justice Initiative Book Group: First Thursday of each month at 5;30, Pleasant Street Books (48 Pleasant Street, Woodstock, VT). To discuss books centered around identifying and fighting against various forms of social injustice. February 1: Riane Eisler’s The Chalice and the Blade.

Norman Williams Public Library will have copies of most of these books in our collection and/or through Interlibrary Loan. If you would like to purchase your own, the Yankee Bookshop offers copies at a 15% discount for anyone who mentions one of these book groups by name! Feel free to call or email the bookshop to reserve your book group books: 802.457.2411 or info@yankeebookshop.com