ADULT PROGRAMS

*Special events are featured on the library’s calendar.


Game & Gab: First Tuesday of the Month, 1:00 PM

Bring your friends and your games for an afternoon of gaming and gabbing. Light refreshments will be served.


Book Discussions

COOKBOOK GROUP – Third Thursday of the month, 6:30 PM

Do you like to cook or try new recipes? This group is for you! A cookbook is selected each month, stop into the library to choose a recipe and register, then make your dish and bring it to the meeting to share.

*Registration required – Limited to 16 participants.

November: Once Upon a Kitchen – Thursday, November 15th, 6:30 PM

October: The Best of America’s Test Kitchen 2018 – Thursday, October 18th, 6:30 PM

September: Raising the Salad Bar – Catherine Walthers – Thursday, September 20th, 7:00 PM

July: Healthyish – Lindsay Maitland Hunt

June: The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Cookbook

May: The Moosewood Restaurant Table

April: Essential Emeril – Emeril Lagasse

March: the Smitten Kitchen – Deb Perelman

February: The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Come and Get It! – Ree Drummond

January: Cooking for Jeffrey – Barefoot Contessa


AFTERNOON BOOK GROUP – Third Thursday of the month, 1:30PM

This group typically meets at the library the third Thursday of the month to discuss a chosen book.  Books are available ahead of time at the library.  Please contact the library if you are interested in joining us!

December: Towles, Amor – A Gentleman in Moscow – 12/20, 1:30 PM

November: Quinn, Kate – The Alice Network – 11/15, 1:30 PM

October: See, Lisa – The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane – 10/18, 1:30 PM

September: Hemingway, Ernest – For Whom the Bell Tolls – 9/20, 1:30 PM

August: Hasimi, Nadia – The Pearl That Broke its Shell – 8/16th, 1:30 PM

July: Burton, Jessie – The Muse – 7/19, 1:30 PM

June: Penny, Louise – The Cruelest Month – 6/21, 1:30 PM

May: Hegi, Ursula – Stone from the River – 5/17, 1:30 PM

April:  Horowitz, Anthony – Magpie Murders

March: McLain, Paula – Circling the Sun 

February: Flagg. Fanny – The Whole Town’s Talking 

January: Penny, Louise – A Fatal Grace 

December: Wallach, Janet – Desert Queen

November: Doig, Ivan – The Last Bus to Wisdom

October: Hannah, Kristin – The Nightingale


EVENING BOOK GROUP – Fourth Wednesday of the month, 7:00PM

This group meets monthly to discuss a chosen book. Titles alternate between fiction and non-fiction. The group is made up of residents of both Nottingham and Northwood and the meetings alternate between the two town libraries as well. New members are always welcome!

December: We will see you in 2019!

November: Cleave, Chris – Everyone Brave Is Forgiven – November 28th, 7:00 PM – Nottingham

October: Hesse, Monica – American Fire: Love, Arson and Life in a Vanishing Land – October 24th, 7:00 PM – Northwood

September: Ng, Celeste – Everything I Never Told You – September 26th, 7:00 PM – Nottingham

August: Moore, Wes – The Other Wes Moore – August 22nd, 7:00 PM – Northwood

June: Bivald, Katarina – The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend

May: McPhee, John – The Control of Nature

April: Toibin, Colm – Brooklyn 

March: Duckworth, Angela – Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

February: Rowell, Rainbow – Landline

January: Brown, Daniel James – Boys in the Boat

Past books the Northwood/Nottingham group has read since 1990:
Book Discussion Titles 1990 – 2017