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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.


Noah's Compass

Noah's Compass by Anne Tyler

Tuesday, August 30, 7:00 p.m.

*Please note this date change for the September book group, due to the fall book sale.
A wise, gently humorous, and deeply compassionate novel about a schoolteacher, who has been forced to retire at sixty-one, coming to terms with the final phase of his life.

O Pioneers

O Pioneers! by Willa Cather

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

When her father dies, Alexandra Bergson, daughter of Swedish immigrants, assumes responsibility for her family and their Nebraska farm.

This event is part of Winfield Reads Together, a group of fall events featuring community book discussions and special programs celebrating our prairie heritage. Click here for more information about Winfield Reads Together!

Destiny of the Republic [Nonfiction] by Candice Millard

Tuesday, November 1, 7:00 p.m.

A narrative account of twentieth president James Garfield's political career offers insight into his background as a scholar and Civil War hero, his battles against the corrupt establishment, and Alexander Graham Bell's failed attempt to save him from an assassin's bullet.