Is your book group looking for something to read? Charlotte Library offers book sets for loan. Click on a book cover to get a full list of titles with descriptions and catalog links.
Book Group Sets From Other Libraries
Book groups may borrow sets from other Vermont libraries by making an Interlibrary Loan request online or calling the library.
Local Book Group Book Suggestions
Need some more ideas? Click on the image for a list of titles recommended by our Friends of the Library Book Discussion Group or by other local book groups. We’d love to hear what titles your book group considers must reads. Drop by with your suggestions or email us. A review or short explanation of why it’s a good pick is also appreciated.
Library Book Groups
There are two books groups at the library. Our Mystery Book Group meets the second Monday of each month at 10:00 am to discuss our selected title. Our Friends of the Library Book Group meets monthly on the third Thursday at 7:30 pm.
Copies of the books are available at the circulation desk and on the library e-readers, which are available for checkout. We invite you to join for either or both of these lively session. Please call the library if you need further information.
Looking for a good book? Let us help you! Fill out a brief questionnaire and we will suggest 5 books based on your responses.
Agatha Awards British mystery
Edgar Awards American mystery
Man Booker Prize Best novel written by a citizen of the Commonwealth Nations, Ireland or Zimbabwe
National Book Award American fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young people’s literature
National Book Critics Circle American Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, memoir/autobiography, biography and criticism
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
Reviews and Lists
New York Times Book Review
NPR BooksStop You’re Killing Me dozens of award lists for lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense books.
Georgia’s Book Reviews Charlotte Library’s Georgia Edward’s thoughts on recent books.
The Great American Read 100 List PBS series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey).
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American Academy of Poets Poets and poetry, poetry near you and more
Books on Screen Spotlights movies, television shows, miniseries and specials that are based on books of various genres along with the latest DVD releases each month
Eat Your Books An index of all the cookbooks in the library’s collection at your virtual fingertips. User id: charlotte.library Password: charlotteeats
What’s Next™: Books in Series Database of Kent District Library Search series fiction