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"Off the Shelf" Adult Book Group

Our “Off the Shelf” book group meets at 7:00 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month in the library's meeting room. Books are available at the front desk one month before the meeting. When available we will try to provide large print and audio copies of the monthly book.


Christmas Bells by Jennifer Chiaverini

Tuesday, December 4, 7:00 p.m.

A holiday tale inspired by Longfellow's classic poem follows the experiences of a dedicated Boston teacher who, in the face of a somber season, finds inspiration and renewal at the church where she volunteers. 

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Tuesday, January 8, 7:00 p.m.

Holden Caulfield, knowing he is to be expelled from school, decides to leave early. He spends three days in New York City and tells the story of what he did and suffered there.

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Tuesday, February 5, 7:00 p.m.

A profoundly moving, exquisitely observed memoir by a young neurosurgeon faced with a terminal cancer diagnosis who attempts to answer the question, What makes a life worth living?