Reading Groups

There are currently no book clubs meeting in person at library. Some groups are meeting virtually through Zoom. Please check the Library calendar for a full schedule of book club meet ups.

The Hamilton-Wenham Public Library offers a variety of book groups that meet on different days at different times. If you have any questions please call the library at 978-468-5577.

MVLC (the Merrimac Valley Library Consortium) has a
large collection of book club kits that you can check out.

Click here to see which books have kits,
and place holds on book kits for your own book club!

Monday Night Book Group

Join us for book discussions with Library Trustee Doris Gallant. This book group meets the fourth Monday of each month from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Meetings are held in the large meeting room on the first floor. This group is currently at capacity and is closed to new members.  Click here for more information.

Speculative Tuesdays

Meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.*  Speculative fiction is a broad category that includes science fiction, fantasy, horror, and other examples of fiction with supernatural, fantastical, or futuristic elementsClick here for more information.
*May’s Speculative Tuesday will be on the second Tuesday of the month: May 12, 2020.

Literary Luncheon

Come for a lively discussion with librarian Amy Dziewit. The group meets the third Tuesday of each month from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m.  Coffee, tea, and dessert will be provided by the library, plus something extra that is inspired by the book. Meetings are held in the local history room on the second floor.  Click here for more information.

Global Reading Group

Read and discuss historical and contemporary nonfiction covering major global issues. This group meets select Tuesdays from 7:00 – 800 p.m. and is led by Lewis Parsons.  Click here for more information.  (And for a list of additional titles suggested by November’s group read, click here!)

Wednesday Night Book Club

Meets the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.  This group is led by Dede McManus. New faces are very welcome.  Click here for more information.