Evening Book Group

This is a traditional evening Book Discussion Group in which everyone reads the same book. Using Zoom, the meetings take place on the last Thursday of the month from 7 to 8:30 pm.   Join us for lively discussions!

This Month's Book

Homegoing book jacket

  • Book: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
  • Date and Time: Thursday, June 24 at 7 pm
  • Linda Roscoe will lead the discussion 
  • Copies are available at curbside pickup.

Book Summary

Homegoing, by Yaa Gyasi, is a historical novel that traces the descendants of two half-sisters Effia and Esi, born into different villages in Ghana. The sisters' lives follow different paths: Effia marries a wealthy Englishman and lives in Cape Coast Castle, while Esi is captured during a raid and sold into slavery.

Register for Book Club

Register to join the discussion of Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. We will use Zoom for our Virtual Book Group.

Past Books

View a list of our past reads to browse.

Future Book Clubs

  • Book group take a pause over the summer.  We will resume on September 30.


If you would like to suggest a book to discuss, email Marnie Smith. If you would like to lead a discussion? View some guidelines that may be helpful, especially to new discussion leaders.