Book Groups

Cole Library hosts book groups for teens and adults. Check out our offerings below!

Teen Book Groups

Check out our teen book discussion groups! Currently, the group is divided into two sections – one for middle school and one for high school students. Each group meets once a month in the Browsing Room of the library September through May, and is a great way for teens to connect through meaningful literature. The groups get together at the beginning of each school year to decide which books will be read, and members receive a copy of each title to keep. Both groups are generously sponsored by Hills Bank & Trust.

Middle School Book Group
Next meeting: Friday, November 22nd, 3:30-4:30 in the Browsing Room
We’ll meet to discuss Bob by Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead

High School Book Group
Next meeting: Friday, December 6th, 3:30-4:30 in the Browsing Room
We’ll meet to discuss Sadie by Courtney Summers

Contact Grace Chamberlain Rowray at gchamberlain@cornellcollege.edu with any questions.

Adult Book Groups

Cole Library hosts two book discussion groups for adults!

Community of Readers

Community of Readers meets monthly at Cole Library and is facilitated by Cathy Boggs. The books are chosen by the members and vary in content. We select a new book each month, so it is never too late to join. Contact Cathy Boggs at (319) 895-4262 or cboggs@cornellcollege.edu if you would like to join!

Upcoming Meetings:

Community of Readers will meet on Tuesday, November 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Cole Library Room 310. We will discuss The Lager Queen of Minnesota by J. Ryan Stradal.

Daytime Book Discussion Group

The Daytime Book Discussion Group also meets monthly at Cole Library and is lead by Sherene Player. Books are chosen by members and meeting occur during the day! If you would like to join in the discussion, call Sherene at 319-535-1105 or just come that morning.

Upcoming Meetings: 

The Daytime Book Discussion Group will meet Tuesday, November 19 from 9:30-11:00 a.m. in Room 310 on the library’s third floor. They will discuss The Library Book by Susan Orlean.

 

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