Is your book group looking for something to read? Charlotte Library offers book sets for loan. Click on the tabs to view fiction, mystery or non-fiction titles. Click on a book cover or title to view the full catalog description.
Library Book Groups
There are three books groups at the library.
- Friends of the Library Book Group meets monthly on the third Thursday at 7:30 pm.
- The Men’s Book Group meets monthly on the third Wednesday at 7:30 pm.
- Mystery Book Group meets the second Monday of each month at 10:00 am to discuss our selected title.
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 any or all of these lively session. Please call the library if you need further information.
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.
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- 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
- Booklist Reader monthly guide to new books and publishing trends.
- New York Times Book Review
- NPR Books
- Stop You’re Killing Me dozens of award lists for lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense 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.
- What’s Next™: Books in Series Database of Kent District Library Search series fiction.