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Book Club Kits are available from all branch libraries and may be requested from the online catalog. The check out limit is 2 kits, the loan period is 60 days and a kit may be renewed 1 time.

Avid Readers Book Group @ Fairview

The Avid Readers Book Club will meet on fourth Wednesday each month at 1:00 pm to discuss the books that individual members have read during the past month. New members are always welcome to all groups.  See Fairview's home page or email the Library for more information.

Fairview Book Club @ Fairview

The Fairview Book Club meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm.  

 April 11
 Orphan Train by Cristina Baker Kline
 May 19
 Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
 June 13
 A Man Called Ove by Frederick Backman
 July 11
 See Jane Run by Joy Fielding
 August 8
 Me Talk Pretty Someday by David Sedaris
 September 12
 The Next by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
 October 10
 The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
 November 14
 My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrick Backman

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Best Reads Book Club @ Main

The Best Reads Book Club meets on the third Thursday of each month at 1:00 pm. Meetings are usually held in the Williamson Room on the second floor of the Main Library in Franklin. New readers are welcome.

 January 18
 The Door by Magda Szabo
 February 15
 The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
 March 15
 A Man Called Ove by Fredrick Backman
 April 19
 West with the Night by Beryl Markham
 May 17
 The Lightkeeper's Daughters by John Pendziwol
 June 21
 The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg
 July 19
 A Spy Among Friends by Ben Macintyre
 August 16
 A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf
 September 20
 The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa
 October 18
 Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance
 November 15
 The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict
 December 20
 The Education of Little Tree by Forrest Carter


What's Cooking @ Bethesda Cookbook Club

This Book Club meets the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m.  Call the Bethesda Branch for more information at 615-790-1887.

 January 19
 Cooking Light Recipes
 February 16
 Soups and Stews
 March 16
 Mexican Food
 April 20
 Breakfast Food
 May 18
 Alton Brown
 June 15
 Bobby Flay
 July 20
 Picnic Food
 August 17
 The Chew
 September 21
 Mario Battali
 October 19
 Halloween / Fall Food
 November 16
 Greek Food
 December 13
 (Wednesday) - bring treats to the library's Open House

Book Group @ Bethesdaimage book group meeting

The Bethesda Book Group for adults meets on the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm. New members are always welcome.

 January 4
 Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham
 February 1
 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
 March 1
 News of the World by Paulette Giles
 April 5
 Beartown by Fredrick Backman
 May 3
 Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
 June 7
 Almost Sisters by Johsilynn Jackson
 July 5
 Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin
 August 2
 No One Knows by J. T. Ellison
 September 6
 Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
 October 4
 Mr. Rochester by Sarah Shoemaker
 November 1
 I Hate to See that Evening Sun Go Down by William Gay
 December 6
 The Whole Town's Talking by Fannie Flagg


Tuesday Morning Book Club @ College Grove Branch

New members are always welcome to join our lively, informal discussions. The club, a joint venture of the Library and FiftyForward College Grove, is open to adults of all ages.   We meet on the third Tuesday at 9:00 a.m


 January 18
 A Man Called Ove by Fredrick Backman
 February 20
 Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance
 March 20
 1984 by George Orwell
 April 17
 The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
 May 15
 The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
 June 19
 Seabiscuit by Lauren Hillenbrand
 July 17
 The Rosie Project by Graeme Smsion
 September 18
 A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
 October 16
 The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman
 November 20
 Stars are Afire by Anita Shreve
 December 18
 News of the World by Paulette Giles

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Literary Ladies Book Club @ Main

The Literary Ladies Book Club meets the third Monday at 6:00 in the board Room on the second floor of the library.  New members are always welcome.
 January 22
 The Year of Yes by Shonda Rhymes
 February 26
 Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
 March 19
 Sisters-in-Law: How Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World by Linda Hirschman
 April 16
 The Farm by Tim Robb Smith
 May 21
 Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
 June 18
 Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
 July 16
 The 100 Year Old Man who Climbed Out the Window and Dissapeared by Jonas Jonasson
 August 20
 The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan
 September 17
Old Man's War by John Scalzi
 October 15
 Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
 November 19
 I Always Loved You: A Story of Mary Cassatt and Edgar Degaas by Robin Oliviera
 December 17
 The Book that Matters Most by Ann Hood

Eclectic Readers @ Nolensville

The Eclectic Readers meet the third Thursday of every month at 1:00 pmto discuss a book selection. There is no meeting in December. 


 January 19
 Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
 February 16
 At the Water's Edge by Sara Gruen
 March 16
 The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin
 April 20
 Lone Wolf by Jodi Piccoult
 May 18
 Devil Amongst the Lawyers by Sharyn McCrumb
 June 15
 Thunderstruck by Erik Larson
 July 20
 When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
 August 17
 Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
 September 20
 The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan
 October 19
 The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
 November 16
 Deep Down Dark by Hector Tobar