Evening Book Group

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

True Biz

  • Book: True Biz by Sara Novic
  • Date and Time: Thursday, October 27 at 7 pm
  • Marnie Smith will lead the discussion
  • Copies are available at the front desk

Book Summary

This novel plunges readers into the halls of a residential school for the deaf, where they'll meet Charlie, a rebellious transfer student who's never met another deaf person before; Austin, the school's golden boy, whose world is rocked when his baby sister is born hearing; and February, the headmistress, who is fighting to keep her school open and her marriage intact, but might not be able to do both at the same time. As a series of crises both personal and political threaten to unravel each of them, Charlie, Austin, and February find their lives inextricable from one another-and changed forever. 

This is a story of sign language and lip-reading, cochlear implants and civil rights, isolation and injustice, first love and loss, and, above all, great persistence, daring, and joy. 

Location of Meeting

This program will be held in person at the library with the option of attending via Zoom. If you are attending via Zoom, registration is required. Register HERE to attend via Zoom. No need to register if you are attending in person.

Past Books

View a list of our past reads to browse.

Future Book Groups

  • December 1 at 7pm.  The group will read Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan.


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.