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.

February: Sweet Nature – February 20, 6:30 PM

March: The Immigrant Cookbook – March 18, 6:30 PM

April: TBD – April 15, 6:30 PM


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

This group typically meets at the library the first 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!

March: Harbach, Chad – The Art of Fielding – March 5, 1:30 PM

April: Mayhew, Anna – The Dry Grass of August – April 2, 1:30 PM

May: Larson, Erik – Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania – May 7, 1:30 PM

June: Patchett, Ann – Commonwealth – June 4, 1:30 PM

July: Egan, Jennifer – A Visit from the Goon Squad – July 2, 1:30 PM

August: Buchanan, Cathy Marie – The Painted Girls – August 6, 1:30 PM

September: Bender, Aimee – The Persistent Sadness of Lemon Cake – September 3, 1:30 PM

October: Hamid, Mohsin – Exit West – October 1, 1:30 PM

November: Brooks, Geraldine – Year of Wonders, a Novel of the Plague – November 5, 1:30 PM


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

This group meets monthly to discuss a chosen book. Titles alternate between fiction and non-fiction. The group is made up of residents of Nottingham and the surrounding communities. Until recently, the group was a combined effort between Nottingham and Northwood.  Due to increased turnout by Nottingham residents, we now hold most meetings in Nottingham.  New members are always welcome!

March 2020: The Wilder Life – Wendy McClure – March 25, 7:00 PM

April 2020: A Man Called Ove – Fredrik Backman – April 22, 7:00 PM

May 2020: Beneath a Ruthless Sun – Gilbert King – May 27, 7:00 PM

June 2020: Cutting for Stone – Abraham Verghese – June 24, 7:00 PM

July: Vacation – See you in August

August 2020: An Hour Before Daylight – Jimmy Carter – August 26, 7:00 PM

September 2020: Defending Jacob – William Landay – September 23, 7:00 PM

October 2020: Becoming – Michelle Obama – October 28, 7:00 PM

December 2020: Abundance: A Novel of Marie Antoinette Selena Jeter Naslund – December 2, 7:00 PM

January 2021: The Pioneers – David McCullough – January 27, 7:00 PM

February 2021: Me Before You – Jojo Moyes- February 23, 7:00 PM –

Past books the Northwood/Nottingham group has read since 1990: