Grafton Public Library

May Book Group Round Up

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Book Discussion Groups meet at the Library and are led by Heidi Fowler. RSVP: or 508-839-4649. Copies of the book are available for checkout a month in advance.










Not Just For Young Adults Book Group
Mon May 7 at 7:30pm
Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen
When she is abandoned by her alcoholic mother, high school senior Ruby winds up living with Cora, the sister she has not seen for ten years, and learns about Cora’s new life, what makes a family, how to allow people to help her when she needs it, and that she too has something to offer others.

Daytimers’ Book Group
Tue May 15 at 1:30pm
Etta and Otto and Russell and James by Emma Hooper
Embarking on a more than 3,000-kilometer walking journey from rural Canada to the East coast so that she can see the ocean for the first time in her life, an octogenarian woman has experiences that blur her perspectives between illusion, memory and reality.

GPL Mystery Book Group
Tue May 15 at 7:30pm
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
A classic novel of romantic suspense finds the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter entering the home of her mysterious and enigmatic new husband and learning the story of the house’s first mistress, to whom the sinister housekeeper is unnaturally devoted.

Reads Well With Others Book Group
Mon May 28 at 7:30pm
Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen
A successful caterer in Bascomb, North Carolina, Claire has always remained tied to the legacy of the Waverly family, until her peaceful life is transformed by Tyler Hughes, an art teacher and new next-door neighbor, and by the return of her prodigal sister, Sydney.

Inspirational Book Group
Tue May 29 at 7:30pm
The Book of Joy : lasting happiness in a changing world by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu with Douglas Abrams
Two leading spiritual masters share their hard-won wisdom about living with joy even in the face of adversity, sharing personal stories and teachings about the science of profound happiness and the daily practices that anchor their emotional and spiritual lives.

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