Book Groups

Join in a book discussion at the Healdsburg Senior Center. 

Meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 11 a.m.

Fourth Tuesday of each month
Choose 12 - 1 p.m. or 1 - 2 p.m.

No sign-ups required. You may bring your lunch.

Next Book Discussion: 
Brown Bag Book Discussion
November 25, 2014 - 12:00pm
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Join us for a lively discussion of this month's title, coverMajor Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson. In the Forum Room of the Central Library, downtown Santa Rosa, corner of 3rd and E. Bring lunch if you wish. Thank you Sonoma County Library Foundation for providing funding for the purchase of our book discussion books.

2nd Thursday of each month

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
In the Library's Forum Room

Next Book Discussion: 
Brown Bag Book Discussion Group
December 11, 2014 - 12:30pm
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coverGod's Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine by Victoria Sweet No sign-ups required and feel free to bring your lunch, if you like.

Book discussions are free and open to the public. Discussions are in the Forum Room, Petaluma Library.

2nd Tuesday of the month at noon

Next Book Discussion: 
Brown Bag book Discussion
December 18, 2014 - 12:00pm
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Please join us in the Helen Putnam Community Room for the Brown Bag Book Discussion. December's book selection is Rules of Civility by Amor Towles. Bring your lunch if you want and join us for a lively discussion. Free & open to the public. Copies of the monthly selection are available at the Reference Desk of the Petaluma Library. Ask at the Reference Desk for more information.

2nd Thursday of the month at 2 p.m.

On each discussion date, pick up a copy of the next book.

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Book Discussion: "Beautiful Ruins," by Jess Walter
December 11, 2014 - 2:00pm
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book cover Please join us in the Pat Hare Community Room at the Cloverdale Library for an exciting discussion of Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter. Free and open to all. New and drop-in members welcome. Special thanks to the Sonoma County Library Foundation for generously providing funding to purchase most of our book discussion books.

Last Wednesday of every month.

Join us for the Foodie Book Club, where great food and great reads intersect. Ask at the library for the current meeting menu. For adults and mature teens.

Join us on a journey through the literary canon. 

Second Thursday of each month at 1 p.m.
Central Library Forum Room

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Great Books
December 11, 2014 - 1:00pm
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book coverLooking for a quality read with discussion to follow? Join us the second Thursday every month in the Forum Room at the Central Library in downtown Santa Rosa to explore classics from around the world. This month features Ulysses by James Joyce. We thank the Santa Rosa Friends of the Library for the purchase of these items.

Join us on a journey through the literary canon. 

First Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.

A "Great Books" Discussion Group
Meets on a Wednesday or Thursday at 7 p.m., usually every 5 or 6 weeks year round.

Forum Room, Healdsburg Regional Library

Next Book Discussion: 
T E Lawrence
Joe Mesics' Literary Canon Discussion of Seven Pillars of Wisdom
December 3, 2014 - 7:00pm
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The Joe Mesics' Literary Canon meets on irregularly spaced Wednesday evenings at the Healdsburg Library.

Solve the Mystery!

Join a book discussion group designed for mystery lovers.

Next Book Discussion: 
The Cuckoo's Calling
Mystery Book Discussion
January 13, 2015 - 12:00pm
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The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith

Join us for a book discussion. Read the book, then come to the discussion group.

Third Wednesday of the month at 2:30 p.m.

This children's book group meets at the Windsor Library and is for children in grades 2-5.  It meets weekly on Wednesday afternoons, in sessions of 6-8 weeks, to read books aloud together.

Next Book Discussion: 
Mercy Watson to the Rescue
Read-Along Book Club (grades 2-5)
January 14, 2015 - 4:00pm
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The After-School Book Club is now the READ-ALONG BOOK CLUB!

Join us on Wednesdays at 4:00 pm for our Read-Along Book Club for children in grades 2-5.

Pick up a copy of the book to read before the discussion. Books will be available one month prior to the bookgroup meeting.

Newcomers are always welcome.

Held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Ask at the Information Desk for a copy of the book to be discussed.



Join us for a Mostly Mystery book discussion group.

First Thursday of the month at 4 p.m.

4th Thursday at 2 p.m. except where noted.

This group, targeted for children in grades 4-6, meets monthly in Healdsburg for book discussion, activities, and snacks. 

Next Book Discussion: 
Tween Book Club (grades 4-6)
December 17, 2014 - 4:00pm
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Winter Tween Book Club
Grades 4th - 6th

Smile by Raina Telgemeier
December 17th

Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage
January 21st

Book discussions are free and open to the public. No sign-ups are required.

Copies of each month's selection can be picked up at the circulation desk, while supplies last.