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!!!Westhampton
(:comment Current as of August 2011:)
* '''Book Discussion Group'''\\
Westhampton Memorial Library, Westhampton: 413-527-5386\\
Meets on the 4th Tuesday at 7:00 to discuss books of various genres, chosen by the group.
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* '''"Sundays With Shakespeare"'''\\
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* '''Sundays With Shakespeare'''\\
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* '''The Active Citizens Book Group'''\\
[[The Odyssey Bookshop -> http://odysseybks.com/]] / 9 College St., S. Hadley, MA / (413) 534-7307\\
Join us to discuss current affairs in the US and around the world. Future topics will include the environment, racism, economic and gender inequality, and workers' rights. This group meets monthly on the last Sunday of the month, at 4pm.
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* [[The Odyssey Open Fiction Book Group -> http://www.odysseybks.com/openfiction.html]]\\
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* [[The Odyssey Open Fiction Book Group -> http://odysseybks.com/open-fiction-book-group]]\\
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* '''Play Reading Group'''\\
[[http://www.northamptonseniors.com/|Northampton Senior Center]] / 67 Conz Street / (413) 587-1228\\
1st Friday of the month, 2-4 p.m.\\
All seniors welcome to join reading excerpts from several plays. Facilitated by Roy Faudree of No Theatre and Young @ Heart.\\\

* '''"Readers & Thinkers Book Club"'''\\
[[http://www.northamptonseniors.com/|Northampton Senior Center]], 67 Conz Street / contact Louise at 413-586-7749\\
This group, aged 55 and up, meets on 4th Thursdays at the Northampton Senior Center.  Books vary widely from month to month.\\\

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(:comment contact Goshen about current groups:)

!!!Hadley
* '''Book Club Night Out'''\\
[[https://www.facebook.com/goodwin.memorial|Goodwin Memorial Library]] / 50 Middle Street, Hadley, MA / (413) 584-7451\\
3rd Wednesday of the month, 7-8 p.m.

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(:comment Hadley:)

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* '''"I Love A Mystery" Book Club''' 2010-2011 Season.\\
[[http://lillylibrary.org/|Lilly Library]] / 19 Meadow Street, Florence, MA / 413-587-1500\\
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* [["I Love A Mystery" Book Club -> http://www.lillylibrary.org/newsletter.html]]\\
Lilly Library / 19 Meadow Street, Florence, MA / 413-587-1500\\
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* [[http://ewmlibrary.org/?p=326 | 2011 Easthampton Book Group]]\\
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* [[Monday Night Book Club -> http://ewmlibrary.org/?page_id=1838]]\\
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Meets on the fourth Monday of the month from 6:30pm to 8:00pm

* [[http
://ewmlibrary.org/?p=326|2011 Literary Book Group]]\\
E. Williston Memorial Library / 9 Park St., Easthampton, MA / 413-527-1031\\
Meets on the second Wednesday afternoon of the month from 1-3PM
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The Monday Night Book Club meets the fourth Monday of each month (*except in May) from 6:30 8 PM. All are welcome to join the discussion.
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* [[http://www.modern-myths.com/events|Graphic Novel Discussion Group]]\\
[[http://www.modern-myths.com/|Modern Myths]] / 34 Bridge Street 4, Northampton, MA / 413-582-6973\\
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* [[http://modern-myths.com/events|Graphic Novel Discussion Group]]\\
[[http://modern-myths.com/|Modern Myths]] / 34 Bridge Street 4, Northampton, MA / 413-582-6973\\
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[[The Odyssey Bookshop -> http://odysseybks.com/index.html]] / 9 College St., S. Hadley, MA / (413) 534-7307\\
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[[The Odyssey Bookshop -> http://odysseybks.com/]] / 9 College St., S. Hadley, MA / (413) 534-7307\\
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[[The Odyssey Bookshop -> http://odysseybks.com/index.html]] / 9 College St., S. Hadley, MA / (413) 534-7307\\
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[[The Odyssey Bookshop -> http://odysseybks.com/]] / 9 College St., S. Hadley, MA / (413) 534-7307\\
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[[The Odyssey Bookshop -> http://odysseybks.com/index.html]] / 9 College St., S. Hadley, MA / (413) 534-7307\\
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[[The Odyssey Bookshop -> http://odysseybks.com/]] / 9 College St., S. Hadley, MA / (413) 534-7307\\
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* [[Odyssey Crime Club -> http://www.odysseybks.com/mysteryclub.html]]\\
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* [[Odyssey Crime Club -> http://odysseybks.com/crime-club]]\\
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This is a list of Forbes Library's book discussion groups for adults. See the [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/kids/programs.shtml#book|Children's]] and [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/teens/|Teen]] pages for youth book groups.
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This is a list of Forbes Library's book discussion groups for adults. See the [[http://forbeslibrary.org/kids/index.php?n=Main.Programs|Children's]] and [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/teens/|Teen]] pages for youth book groups.
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(:description a list of book groups in the Northampton area:)
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* [[Afternoon Book Discussion]]
* [[Mystery Book Discussion Group]]
* [[Paradise City Readers]]
* [[Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Group]]
* [[Second Monday Book Group]]

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(:comment Current as of August 2011:)
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!!!Hatfield
* '''Hatfield Book Discussion'''\\
[[Hatfield Public Library -> http://hatfieldpubliclibrary.org/]] / 39 Main Street Hatfield, MA / (413) 247-9097\\
Usually meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month.

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* '''Crime Club Monthly Book Discussion'''\\
Odyssey Bookshop, South Hadley
: Neil at 413-534-7307\\
Usually meets on 2nd Mondays, at 7
:00.

* '''Fiction Reading Group'''\\
Odyssey Bookshop
, South Hadley: Elli at 413-534-7307\\
Usually meets on 3rd Mondays, at 7:00; often contemporary fiction, but not always.
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* [[Odyssey Crime Club -> http://www.odysseybks.com/mysteryclub.html]]\\
[[The Odyssey Bookshop
-> http://odysseybks.com/index.html]] / 9 College St., S. Hadley, MA / (413) 534-7307\\
2nd Mondays, at 7:00. Reads crime fiction and mysteries.

* [[The Odyssey Open Fiction Book Group -> http://www
.odysseybks.com/openfiction.html]]\\
[[The Odyssey Bookshop -> http://odysseybks.com/index.html]] / 9 College St., S. Hadley, MA / (413) 534-7307\\
Usually the third Monday at 7 pm. This literary fiction discussion group is led by Odyssey book group coordinator Ellen Meeropol.

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Odyssey Bookshop, South Hadley: 413-534-7307\\
Usually meets on 3rd Sundays at 11:00; discussion of a play each
month, led by UMass English professor Arthur F. Kinney.
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[[The Odyssey Bookshop -> http://odysseybks.com/index.html]] / 9 College St., S. Hadley, MA / (413) 534-7307\\
3rd Sunday of every
month at 11 a.m. Discussion of a play each month, led by Arthur F. Kinney, director of Renaissance Studies at UMASS.
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E. Williston Memorial Library, Easthampton: 413-527-1031.\\
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E. Williston Memorial Library / 9 Park St., Easthampton, MA / 413-527-1031\\
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E. Williston Memorial Library, Easthampton: 413-527-1031.\\
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E. Williston Memorial Library / 9 Park St., Easthampton, MA / 413-527-1031\\
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[[http://lillylibrary.org/|Lilly Library]], Florence: 413-587-1500\\
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[[http://lillylibrary.org/|Lilly Library]] / 19 Meadow Street, Florence, MA / 413-587-1500\\
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[[https://www.facebook.com/goodwin.memorial|Goodwin Memorial Library]]\\
50 Middle Street, Hadley, MA / (413) 584-7451\\
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[[https://www.facebook.com/goodwin.memorial|Goodwin Memorial Library]] / 50 Middle Street, Hadley, MA / (413) 584-7451\\
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Gaylord Memorial Library, South Hadley: 413-538-5047\\
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Gaylord Memorial Library / 47 College Street, South Hadley, MA / 413-538-5047\\
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* '''South Hadley Book Group'''\\
South Hadley Public Library / 27 Bardwell Street, South Hadley, MA / 413-538-5045\\
Every third Wednesday at 6:30 pm, unless noted otherwise. Check the [[event calendar -> http://www.eventkeeper.com/code/events.cfm?curOrg=SHADLEY]] for more information.

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!!!Southampton
* '''Adult Book Discussion Group'''\\
Edwards Public Library, Southampton
: 413-527-9480\\
Meets at 6:30 on the last Thursday; books chosen by the group.

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(:comment !!!Southampton :)
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3rd Wednesday of the month, 7-8 p.m.\\\
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3rd Wednesday of the month, 7-8 p.m.
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* '''Play Reading Group'''\\
[[http://www.northamptonseniors.com/|Northampton Senior Center]] / 67 Conz Street / (413) 587-1228\\
1st Friday of the month, 2-4 p.m.\\
All seniors welcome to join reading excerpts from several plays. Facilitated by Roy Faudree of No Theatre and Young @ Heart.\\\

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Council on Aging, Northampton: Louise at 413-586-7749\\
This group, aged 55 and up, meets on 4th Thursdays at the Northampton Senior Center.  Books vary widely from month to month
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* '''Modern Myths Book Club'''\\
Modern Myths Comic Books and Games, Northampton
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413-582-6973\\
Last
Thursday of Every Month at 7 pm.
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[[http://www.northamptonseniors.com/|Northampton Senior Center]], 67 Conz Street / contact Louise at 413-586-7749\\
This group, aged 55 and up, meets on 4th Thursdays at the Northampton Senior Center
Books vary widely from month to month.\\\

* [[http://www.modern-myths.com/events|Graphic Novel Discussion Group]]\\
[[http://www.modern-myths.com/|Modern Myths]] / 34 Bridge Street 4, Northampton, MA / 413-582-6973\\
A Graphic Novel Discussion Group on the last
Thursday of Every Month at 7 pm.
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''E. Williston Memorial Library, Easthampton:'' 413-527-1031.\\
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E. Williston Memorial Library, Easthampton: 413-527-1031.\\
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''E. Williston Memorial Library, Easthampton:'' 413-527-1031.\\
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E. Williston Memorial Library, Easthampton: 413-527-1031.\\
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''[[http://lillylibrary.org/|Lilly Library]], Florence:'' 413-587-1500\\
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[[http://lillylibrary.org/|Lilly Library]], Florence: 413-587-1500\\
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''"Bookends" secondhand bookstore, Florence:'' 413-585-8667\\
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"Bookends" secondhand bookstore, Florence: 413-585-8667\\
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''Council on Aging, Northampton:'' Louise at 413-586-7749\\
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Council on Aging, Northampton: Louise at 413-586-7749\\
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''Modern Myths Comic Books and Games, Northampton''\\
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Modern Myths Comic Books and Games, Northampton\\
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''Gaylord Memorial Library, South Hadley:'' 413-538-5047\\
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Gaylord Memorial Library, South Hadley: 413-538-5047\\
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''Odyssey Bookshop, South Hadley:'' Neil at 413-534-7307\\
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Odyssey Bookshop, South Hadley: Neil at 413-534-7307\\
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''Odyssey Bookshop, South Hadley:'' Elli at 413-534-7307\\
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Odyssey Bookshop, South Hadley: Elli at 413-534-7307\\
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''Odyssey Bookshop, South Hadley:'' 413-534-7307\\
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Odyssey Bookshop, South Hadley: 413-534-7307\\
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''Edwards Public Library, Southampton:'' 413-527-9480\\
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Edwards Public Library, Southampton: 413-527-9480\\
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''Westhampton Memorial Library, Westhampton:'' 413-527-5386\\
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Westhampton Memorial Library, Westhampton: 413-527-5386\\
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''Lilly Library, Florence:'' 413-587-1500\\
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''[[http://lillylibrary.org/|Lilly Library]], Florence:'' 413-587-1500\\
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* '''Science Fiction/Fantasy Book Group'''\\
''Barnes & Noble, Hadley:'' 413-584-2558\\
Meets on Thursdays at 8:00
, once a month.\\
Note: will not be meeting Nov/Dec 2008; starts again in Jan.\\
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* '''Book Club Night Out'''\\
[[https://www.facebook.com/goodwin.memorial|Goodwin Memorial Library]]\\
50 Middle Street, Hadley
, MA / (413) 584-7451\\
3rd Wednesday of the month, 7-8 p.m.\\\
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!!!Goshen
* '''Ourselves and Nature'''\\
''Goshen Library, Goshen
:'' 413-268-7856\\
On 2nd Mondays from 7-9 p.m.; reads nonfiction books about nature, the environment, animals, outdoor adventure, & more.

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(:comment contact Goshen about current groups:)
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* '''"I Love A Mystery" Book Club'''\\
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* '''"I Love A Mystery" Book Club''' 2010-2011 Season.\\
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Meets on 2nd Wednesdays at 7:00 to discuss a mystery novel.
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Meets on Wednesdays at 7:00 to discuss a mystery novel.
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(:comment called 8/16/2011, but store owner out of town.:)
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* '''Emily Williston Memorial Library Book Club'''\\
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E. Williston Memorial Library, Easthampton:'' 413-527-1031\\
Meets the last Monday of the month at 6:30; books are chosen by the group members.
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* [[http://ewmlibrary.org/?p=326 | 2011 Easthampton Book Group]]\\
''E. Williston Memorial Library, Easthampton:'' 413-527-1031.\\
Meets on the fourth Monday of the month from 6:30pm to 8:00pm

* [[http://ewmlibrary.org/?p=326|2011 Literary Book Group]]\\
''E. Williston Memorial Library, Easthampton:'' 413-527-1031.\\
Meets on the second Wednesday afternoon of the month from 1-3PM
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!!!Amherst

*'''"Kinsmen of the Shelf" Reading Group'''\\
''Emily Dickinson Museum, Amherst:'' 413-542-2034\\
Meets four times yearly to discuss books, poems, or essays read by Emily Dickinson and her family.

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(:comment Maintained by Ben K. Please notify me of any concerns!:)
(:comment forbes groups are up to date as of summer 2011:)
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This is a list of book groups for adults in or near Northampton which are open to new members.  It doesn't include groups closed to new members, or connected with membership in particular organizations (for instance, social clubs, churches, or recreational groups).  The groups are arranged by municipality in alphabetical order.  If you would like a group added to this list, [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/ref/web_feedback.shtml| contact the Reference Department]] at Forbes Library.
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This is a list of book groups for adults in or near Northampton which are open to new members.  It doesn't include groups closed to new members, or connected with membership in particular organizations (for instance, social clubs, churches, or recreational groups).  The groups are arranged by municipality in alphabetical order.  If you would like a group added to this list, [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/ref/web_feedback.shtml| contact us]].
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This is a list of book groups for adults in or near Northampton which are open to new members.  It doesn't include groups closed to new members, or connected with membership in particular organizations (for instance, social clubs, churches, or recreational groups).  The groups are arranged by municipality in alphabetical order.  If you would like a group added to this list, [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/ref/AskALibrarian.shtml| contact the Reference Department]] at Forbes Library.
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This is a list of book groups for adults in or near Northampton which are open to new members.  It doesn't include groups closed to new members, or connected with membership in particular organizations (for instance, social clubs, churches, or recreational groups).  The groups are arranged by municipality in alphabetical order.  If you would like a group added to this list, [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/ref/web_feedback.shtml| contact the Reference Department]] at Forbes Library.
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This is a list of book groups for adults in or near Northampton which are open to new members.  It doesn't include groups closed to new members, or connected with membership in particular organizations (for instance, social clubs, churches, or recreational groups).  The groups are arranged by municipality in alphabetical order.  If you would like a group added to this list, [[[[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/ref/AskALibrarian.shtml| contact the Reference Department]] at Forbes Library.
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This is a list of book groups for adults in or near Northampton which are open to new members.  It doesn't include groups closed to new members, or connected with membership in particular organizations (for instance, social clubs, churches, or recreational groups).  The groups are arranged by municipality in alphabetical order.  If you would like a group added to this list, [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/ref/AskALibrarian.shtml| contact the Reference Department]] at Forbes Library.
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This is a list of book groups for adults in or near Northampton which are open to new members.  It doesn't include groups closed to new members, or connected with membership in particular organizations (for instance, social clubs, churches, or recreational groups).  The groups are arranged by municipality in alphabetical order.  If you would like a group added to this list, contact the Reference Department at Forbes Library.
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This is a list of book groups for adults in or near Northampton which are open to new members.  It doesn't include groups closed to new members, or connected with membership in particular organizations (for instance, social clubs, churches, or recreational groups).  The groups are arranged by municipality in alphabetical order.  If you would like a group added to this list, [[[[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/ref/AskALibrarian.shtml| contact the Reference Department]] at Forbes Library.
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!!!Amherst

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!!!Easthampton
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!!!Florence
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'''"I Love A Mystery" Book Club'''\\
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'''Ourselves and Nature'''\\
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!!!Hadley
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'''Science Fiction/Fantasy Book Group'''\\
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!!!'''Mystery Book Discussion Group'''
''Forbes Library, Northampton:'' 413-587-1012\\
Meets on the 3rd Monday at 7:00.\\
[[Mystery Book Discussion Group|Click to see what we're reading]]

!!!'''Second Mondays Book Discussion Group'''
''Forbes Library, Northampton:'' 413-587-1012\\
Meets on the 2nd Monday at 6:30.\\
[[Second Monday Book Group|Click to see what we're reading]]

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'''"Readers & Thinkers Book Club"'''\\
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* '''Modern Myths Book Club'''\\
''Modern Myths Comic Books and Games, Northampton''\\
413-582-6973\\
Last Thursday of Every Month at 7 pm.

!!!South Hadley
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Meets on the 4th Tuesday at 7:00 to discuss books of various genres, chosen by the group.

!!!'''Modern Myths Book Club'''
''Modern Myths Comic Books and Games, Northampton''
413-582-6973\\
Last Thursday of Every Month at 7 pm
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Meets on the 4th Tuesday at 7:00 to discuss books of various genres, chosen by the group.
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See the [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/kids/programs.shtml#book|Children's]] and [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/teens/|Teen]] pages for youth book groups.

[[Second Monday Book Group]]
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[[Mystery Book Discussion Group]]
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This is a list of Forbes Library's book discussion groups for adults. See the [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/kids/programs.shtml#book|Children's]] and [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/teens/|Teen]] pages for youth book groups.

* [[Afternoon Book Discussion]]
* [[Mystery Book Discussion Group]]
* [[Paradise City Readers]]
* [[Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Group]]
* [[Second Monday Book
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(:title Book Discussion Groups:)
!! Our Book Discussion Groups

See the [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/kids/programs.shtml#book|Children's]] and [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/teens/|Teen]] pages for youth book groups.

[[Second Monday Book Group]]
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[[Mystery Book Discussion Group]]

!! Local Book Discussion Groups

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!!!'''Emily Williston Memorial Library Book Club'''
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!!'''"I Love A Mystery" Book Club'''
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!!!'''"I Love A Mystery" Book Club'''
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!!'''Philosophy Discussion Group'''
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!!!'''Philosophy Discussion Group'''
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!!'''Ourselves and Nature'''
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!!!'''Ourselves and Nature'''
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!!!'''Science Fiction/Fantasy Book Group'''
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!!'''Second Mondays Book Discussion Group'''
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!!!'''Second Mondays Book Discussion Group'''
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!!!'''"Readers & Thinkers Book Club"'''
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!!!'''Gaylord Library Book Group'''
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!!'''Crime Club Monthly Book Discussion'''
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!!!'''Crime Club Monthly Book Discussion'''
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!!'''"Sundays With Shakespeare"'''
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!!!'''"Sundays With Shakespeare"'''
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!!'''"All Things Medieval" Book Club'''
''Forbes Library, Northampton:'' Katie at 413-587-1013\\
Meets 1st Wednesdays at 6:30 to discuss novels and histories covering the Medieval period.\\
[[All Things Medieval Book Group|Click to see what we're reading]]

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Meets four or five times yearly to discuss books, poems, or essays read by Emily Dickinson and her family.
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Meets four times yearly to discuss books, poems, or essays read by Emily Dickinson and her family.
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Reads & discusses the work of academic philosophers.
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Reads & discusses the work of academic philosophers; meets on 3rd Thursdays from 7:30-9:30.
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Meets on Thursdays at 8:00, once a month.

!!'''Manga Book Discussion Group'''
''Barnes & Noble, Hadley:'' 413-584-2558\\
Meets on Saturdays once a month to read & discuss this popular form of graphic novel which started in Japan
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Meets on Thursdays at 8:00, once a month.\\
Note: will not be meeting Nov/Dec 2008; starts again in Jan
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This group, aged 55 and up, meets on 4th Thursdays at the Rockridge Retirement Community.  Books vary widely from month to month.
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This group, aged 55 and up, meets on 4th Thursdays at the Northampton Senior Center.  Books vary widely from month to month.
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Meets on 3rd Sundays at 11:00; discussion of a play each month, led by UMass English professor Arthur F. Kinney.
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Usually meets on 3rd Sundays at 11:00; discussion of a play each month, led by UMass English professor Arthur F. Kinney.
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Meets from 6-7 on the last Tuesday; books chosen by the group.
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Meets at 6:30 on the last Thursday; books chosen by the group.
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!!'''Art History Novel Discussion Group'''
''Forbes Library, Northampton:''  Lisa at 413-587-1011\\
Meets on 2nd Mondays to discuss art historical fiction.  Led by art historian Chelsea Dacres-Smith, who will add background on artists, works of art, and social customs in the works read.\\

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!!'''Modern Myths Book Club'''
''Modern Myths Comic Books and Games, Northampton''
413-582-6973\\
Last Thursday of Every Month at 7 pm.
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!!'''Art History Novel Discussion Group'''
''Forbes Library, Northampton:''  Lisa at 413-587-1011\\
Meets on 2nd Mondays to discuss art historical fiction.  Led by art historian Chelsea Dacres-Smith, who will add background on artists, works of art, and social customs in the works read.\\

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Meets on the 3rd Monday at 7:00.
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Meets on the 3rd Monday at 7:00.\\
[[Mystery Book Discussion Group|Click to see what we're reading]]

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Meets 1st Wednesdays at 6:30 to discuss novels and histories covering the Medieval period.
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Meets 1st Wednesdays at 6:30 to discuss novels and histories covering the Medieval period.\\
[[All Things Medieval Book Group|Click to see what we're reading]]

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Meets on the 2nd Monday at 6:30.
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Meets on the 2nd Monday at 6:30.\\
[[Second Monday Book Group|Click to see what we're reading]]

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This is a list of book groups for adults in or near Northampton which are open to new members.  It doesn't include groups closed to new members, or connected with membership in particular organizations (for instance, social clubs, churches, or recreational groups).  The groups are arranged by municipality in alphabetical order.  If you would like a group added to this list, contact the Reference Department at Forbes Library.

!!'''"Kinsmen of the Shelf" Reading Group'''
''Emily Dickinson Museum, Amherst:'' 413-542-2034\\
Meets four or five times yearly to discuss books, poems, or essays read by Emily Dickinson and her family.

!!'''Emily Williston Memorial Library Book Club'''
''E. Williston Memorial Library, Easthampton:'' 413-527-1031\\
Meets the last Monday of the month at 6:30; books are chosen by the group members.

!!'''"I Love A Mystery" Book Club'''
''Lilly Library, Florence:'' 413-587-1500\\
Meets on 2nd Wednesdays at 7:00 to discuss a mystery novel.

!!'''Philosophy Discussion Group'''
''"Bookends" secondhand bookstore, Florence:'' 413-585-8667\\
Reads & discusses the work of academic philosophers.

!!'''Ourselves and Nature'''
''Goshen Library, Goshen:'' 413-268-7856\\
On 2nd Mondays from 7-9 p.m.; reads nonfiction books about nature, the environment, animals, outdoor adventure, & more.

!!'''Science Fiction/Fantasy Book Group'''
''Barnes & Noble, Hadley:'' 413-584-2558\\
Meets on Thursdays at 8:00, once a month.

!!'''Manga Book Discussion Group'''
''Barnes & Noble, Hadley:'' 413-584-2558\\
Meets on Saturdays once a month to read & discuss this popular form of graphic novel which started in Japan.

!!'''"All Things Medieval" Book Club'''
''Forbes Library, Northampton:'' Katie at 413-587-1013\\
Meets 1st Wednesdays at 6:30 to discuss novels and histories covering the Medieval period.

!!'''Mystery Book Discussion Group'''
''Forbes Library, Northampton:'' 413-587-1012\\
Meets on the 3rd Monday at 7:00.

!!'''Second Mondays Book Discussion Group'''
''Forbes Library, Northampton:'' 413-587-1012\\
Meets on the 2nd Monday at 6:30.

!!'''"Readers & Thinkers Book Club"'''
''Council on Aging, Northampton:'' Louise at 413-586-7749\\
This group, aged 55 and up, meets on 4th Thursdays at the Rockridge Retirement Community.  Books vary widely from month to month.

!!'''Gaylord Library Book Group'''
''Gaylord Memorial Library, South Hadley:'' 413-538-5047\\
Generally meets the last Thursday of the month at 6:30; books are chosen by the group members.

!!'''Crime Club Monthly Book Discussion'''
''Odyssey Bookshop, South Hadley:'' Neil at 413-534-7307\\
Usually meets on 2nd Mondays, at 7:00.

!!'''Fiction Reading Group'''
''Odyssey Bookshop, South Hadley:'' Elli at 413-534-7307\\
Usually meets on 3rd Mondays, at 7:00; often contemporary fiction, but not always.

!!'''"Sundays With Shakespeare"'''
''Odyssey Bookshop, South Hadley:'' 413-534-7307\\
Meets on 3rd Sundays at 11:00; discussion of a play each month, led by UMass English professor Arthur F. Kinney.

!!'''Adult Book Discussion Group'''
''Edwards Public Library, Southampton:'' 413-527-9480\\
Meets from 6-7 on the last Tuesday; books chosen by the group.

!!'''Book Discussion Group'''
''Westhampton Memorial Library, Westhampton:'' 413-527-5386\\
Meets on the 4th Tuesday at 7:00 to discuss books of various genres, chosen by the group.

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