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There are several book groups at the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library, including the Thursday Night Book Discussion Group at the Greene County Library and the Tuesday Evening Book Discussion Group at the Louisa County Library. All groups are free and open to everyone. Join the group, and attend as many events as you'd like.

Join this community of readers if you love to discuss wonderful books with great people.

The Thursday Night Book Discussion Group meets on the first Thursdays of the month at 7pm, and discusses a broad range. This is a friendly group of serious readers. Check out upcoming events to see what's next on the schedule.

The Tuesday Evening Book Discussion Group at the Louisa County Library meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7pm. Refreshments will be provided. Check out upcoming events to see what's next on the schedule.

Upcoming events (5)

Philosophy Book Club (Virtual): The Socrates Express

Online event

**You must register at the following link to receive Zoom login information**
https://www.jmrl.org/calendar.html?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D150686874

From ancient times to the characters on "The Good Place", people have turned to philosophy in difficult times. Join us to delve into a different book each month about philosophy. ( Books can be checked out of the library at jmrl.org). All are welcome to attend and discuss philosophy (the "love of wisdom"), even if you have not read the book!

March 18: The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy
April 15: The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
May 13: The Socrates Express by Eric Weiner

Mystery Book Group (Virtual): August Snow

Online event

Virtual Meetings: Contact Evan Stankovics at [masked] for details on how to participate.

Virtual Meetings: Contact Evan Stankovics at [masked] for details on how to participate.
May 25: August Snow by Stephen Mack Jones

Stanza Extravaganza: Lovers of Poetry (Virtual)

Online event

Calling all poetry fans! Come join us at Stanza Extravaganza, where we read and analyze poems we like, poems we dislike, and poems that have caught our attention in one way or another. Please submit a copy of a published poem written by someone other than yourself and containing fewer than 500 words to Chris at [masked]. Please include the title of the poem, the poet’s name, and the title of the work in which you found the poem.

***Contact [masked] for login information***

Books on Tap (Virtual): The Friend by Sigrid Nunez

Online event

First Thursdays at 7-8pm

Virtual Meeting: email [masked] for details on how to participate on your computer or by phone.

The Friend by Sigrid Nunez - June 3
The Library Book by Susan Orlean - July 1
Night Boat to Tangier by Kevin Barry - August 5

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