Book Talk


Book Groups at Mt. Pleasant Library are always looking for new members. Check out the schedules below and plan to join us – different groups and lots of great books to choose from!

Friends Monthly Book Discussion Group  

The Group meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 5:15 – 6:15 p.m. Friends reserve their own books, as copies are not available at the circulation desk. The group does not meet during the summer.


October 15 -  The Sleep Walker  by Chris Bohjalian

November 19Where the Dead Sit Talking by Brandon Hobson

December 17They May not Mean to but They Do by Cathleen Schine


January 15 -  Finding Dorothy  by Elizabeth Letts

February 19We Must be Brave by Frances Liardet

March 19Every Note Played  by Lisa Genova

April 16 -  The Girl who Saved the King of Sweden by Jonas Janasson

May 21The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls by Anton DiSclafani

June 18The Book of Summer  by Michelle Gable

Contact Information:    (401) 272-0106


Mt. Pleasant Mystery Book Group

The group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 5:30. Copies of book choice available at the circulation desk. Refreshments. Open to the public   -   all welcome!  

October 8Someone Always Knows by Marcia Muller

November 12Color Blind by Reed Farrell Coleman (For Robert B. Parker)

December 10Darkest Fear by Harlan Coben

Contact Information:    (401) 272 -0106


A Taste of Fiction Book Group 

This group meets on the 1st Wednesday of each month from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Please ask a staff member for a copy of the book. Reader guides and author information are also available. Refreshments served.

November 6The Last Bus to Wisdom by Ivan Doig

December 4Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Homes

Contact Information:  (401) 272-0106


Conversations Book Group

This group features authors from the Africana Diaspora. The group meets every third Tuesday of the month at 6: 30 p.m.


October 15Between The World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

November 19 - Fire Shut Up In My Bones by Charles Blow

December 17If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin


January 21Kindred by Octavia Butler

February 18The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander

March 17Gone Fishin’ by Walter Mosley

April 21 – Read Across RI Pick

May 19How to Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

June 16 – Toni Morrison Pick

July 21The Life of William J. Brown of Providence, R.I. by William Brown

August 18 – When They Call You A Terrorist by Patrisse Khan-Cullors

September 15 – Selections for 2020-2021 year!

 Contact Information:  (401) 272-0106