QPL’s Book and Discussion groups offer a forum for friendly discussion of current events, big ideas, or books and literature. Pick a group that fits your interests and join in!
Everyone is a philosopher! Come share your thoughts with us. Socrates Cafe serves as a model for keen respectfulness and sensitivity toward the views and feelings of others. Socrates Cafe is based on the idea that we learn when we questions ourselves and others. This group discusses big ideas such as Privacy, Love, Political Correctness. Socrates Cafe meets the second Friday of each month at 10:15 am at QPL.
This friendly discussion group provides a forum for respectful discussion of current events. Group members select topics drawn from news reports, periodicals, and TED talks. Topics have included Protests, Value, American Mythology. Candid Conversations meets the fourth Saturday of each month at 10:15 am at QPL.
Great Decisions is a nationwide program on world affairs. Read the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watch the DVD, and discuss the most critical issues facing America today. Topics have included The Future of Europe, Trade and Politics, and Conflict in the South China Sea. Great Decisions meets the first Tuesday of each month at 10:15 am at QPL.
Join a book group and share your love of reading and literature! QPL hosts seven book groups, meeting at different times and featuring different genres, so you’re sure to find one that appeals to you. Most of the groups meet at QPL to enjoy coffee and discussion of their selected titles. One group meets at area restaurants. Come make some new friends and enjoy some interesting reads!
QPL Book Groups include:
Meet the first Wednesday of each month at QPL at 1:30 pm, offering a traditional book discussion atmosphere.
Meets the third Tuesday of each month at QPL at 1:30 pm. This laid-back book group leaves room for extended discussions.
Meet the second Tuesday of each month at QPL at 10:15 am, discussing a variety of books with an intellectual view of literature.
Meets the second Wednesday of each month at QPL at 1 pm. They enjoy a wide variety of books accompanied by snacks and coffee.
All Over the Page
Meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7 pm, rotating between several local restaurants. They are known for their wild book choices. Please call QPL at 223-1309 to find this month’s meeting location.
Pardon Our Youth
Meets every third Monday at QPL at 6 pm. This group is geared to adults who enjoy YA literature.
Teen Book Discussion Group
Meets every second Wednesday of each month at QPL at 5 pm. This group is open to youth ages 13-18.
Call 223-1309 ext. 502 to sign up for an Adult Book Group or ext. 220 for a Children’s or Teen book discussion group. You can also sign-up for the Book and Discussion Groups newsletter to see what we are reading each month!
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