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This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Book Chat: Beach Reads

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Reading Group
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Reading Group
Registration Required

Book Chat

Join us for Book Chat to discuss your latest reading faves and flops with fellow bibliophiles! We'll discuss a different theme each month and come up with a list of reading recommendations to share.

Event Details:

In June we'll share our favorite summer stories and books to bring to the beach.

Light refreshments.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration recommended.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Eccentric Book Club

11:00am - 12:00pm
Reading Group
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Large Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Reading Group

Eccentric Book Club

Are you a fan of fantasy, sci-fi, or horror? Do other book club books not interest you? Do you want to try something outside your typical genres? Welcome to the Eccentric Book Club, where we meet on the 4th Saturday of the month and we discuss a new genre fiction book!

Event Details:

Update - There will be no meeting of the Eccentric Book Club in June. See you in July!

Disclaimer(s)

Registration recommended.

Book available - Register to request.

Books available at HCH Library. Please register to submit a request.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Large Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Reading Group
Event Details:

Connect with the Classics: Read-aloud / Read-along explores great works of literary merit. Some folks read aloud; some follow along. A copy of the selected text is provided.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration recommended.

Beginners & new members welcome.

Series - Drop-In Friendly.

Participants are not required to attend each program in this series.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

The Atlantic Discussion Group

10:30am - 11:30am
Reading Group
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Reading Group
Registration Required

The Atlantic Discussion Group

Since its founding in 1857, The Atlantic magazine strives for “challenging assumptions and pursuing truth” through journalism with a focus on literature, art, and politics. Join us for a monthly discussion group every 4th Wednesday of the month at 10:30 AM.

Monthly issues are available to participating discussion group members in digital, audio, and print (while supplies last) formats.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration required.

Hybrid program.

In-person and virtual participation are available for this program.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Experiencing America Book Club: Palaces For The People

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Reading Group, Community Conversations
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Reading Group, Community Conversations
Registration Required
Event Details:

What does it mean to live in America now?

What does America look like?

How did we get to be who and where we are?

Let's talk about our lives in America today.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration recommended.

Book available - Register to request.

Books available at HCH Library. Please register to submit a request.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Large Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Reading Group
Event Details:

Connect with the Classics: Read-aloud / Read-along explores great works of literary merit. Some folks read aloud; some follow along. A copy of the selected text is provided.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration recommended.

Beginners & new members welcome.

Series - Drop-In Friendly.

Participants are not required to attend each program in this series.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Large Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Reading Group
Event Details:

Connect with the Classics: Read-aloud / Read-along explores great works of literary merit. Some folks read aloud; some follow along. A copy of the selected text is provided.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration recommended.

Beginners & new members welcome.

Series - Drop-In Friendly.

Participants are not required to attend each program in this series.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Afternoon Fiction Book Club: The Rose Code

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Reading Group
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Reading Group
Registration Required

Afternoon Fictioon Book Club

Are you an avid fiction reader, or do you aspire to be? Join us at 1 PM on the 2nd Thursday of the month at the Afternoon Fiction Book Club to review a different popular title each month.

Event Details:

In July the group will discuss The Rose Code by Kate Quinn.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration recommended.

Book available - Register to request.

Books available at HCH Library. Please register to submit a request.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Large Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Reading Group
Event Details:

Connect with the Classics: Read-aloud / Read-along explores great works of literary merit. Some folks read aloud; some follow along. A copy of the selected text is provided.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration recommended.

Beginners & new members welcome.

Series - Drop-In Friendly.

Participants are not required to attend each program in this series.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

I'm With the Banned: Teen Book Club

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Reading Group
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Reading Group
Registration Required
Event Details:

What do Where the Wild Things Are1984 and They Called Us Enemy have in common? 

They've all been banned.

Disclaimer(s)

Materials provided.

Teen Event

This event is for ages 13-18.

Registration required.

Individual event registration required.

Please register for each date individually.

Book available - Register to request.

Books available at HCH Library. Please register to submit a request.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Book Chat: Poetry

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Reading Group
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Reading Group
Registration Required

Book Chat

Join us for Book Chat to discuss your latest reading faves and flops with fellow bibliophiles! We'll discuss a different theme each month and come up with a list of reading recommendations to share.

Event Details:

In July we'll discuss our favorite poems, poets, and anthologies.

Light refreshments.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration recommended.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Large Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Reading Group
Event Details:

Connect with the Classics: Read-aloud / Read-along explores great works of literary merit. Some folks read aloud; some follow along. A copy of the selected text is provided.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration recommended.

Beginners & new members welcome.

Series - Drop-In Friendly.

Participants are not required to attend each program in this series.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

The Atlantic Discussion Group

10:30am - 11:30am
Reading Group
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Reading Group
Registration Required

The Atlantic Discussion Group

Since its founding in 1857, The Atlantic magazine strives for “challenging assumptions and pursuing truth” through journalism with a focus on literature, art, and politics. Join us for a monthly discussion group every 4th Wednesday of the month at 10:30 AM.

Monthly issues are available to participating discussion group members in digital, audio, and print (while supplies last) formats.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration required.

Hybrid program.

In-person and virtual participation are available for this program.

Issues available - Register to request.

Copies of the current issue are available at HCH Library. Please register to submit a request.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Large Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Reading Group
Event Details:

Connect with the Classics: Read-aloud / Read-along explores great works of literary merit. Some folks read aloud; some follow along. A copy of the selected text is provided.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration recommended.

Beginners & new members welcome.

Series - Drop-In Friendly.

Participants are not required to attend each program in this series.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Elementary Nutmeg Book Chat

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Reading Group
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Tween Space (Children's Room)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Reading Group
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join Miss Coralie for a chat and activities surrounding the 2024 Elementary Nutmeg Award winner Mellybean and the Giant Monster. This graphic novel is the first in the Mellybean series. 

Disclaimer(s)

Adult Supervision

All children under the age of 12 must have a responsible adult remain on the library premises (indoors, garden, parking lot, etc.) during all programs. 

Registration required.

Book available - Register to request.

Books available at HCH Library. Please register to submit a request.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Experiencing America Book Club: Call Me American

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Reading Group, Community Conversations
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Reading Group, Community Conversations
Registration Required
Event Details:

What does it mean to live in America now?

What does America look like?

How did we get to be who and where we are?

Let's talk about our lives in America today.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration recommended.

Book available - Register to request.

Books available at HCH Library. Please register to submit a request.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Large Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Reading Group
Event Details:

Connect with the Classics: Read-aloud / Read-along explores great works of literary merit. Some folks read aloud; some follow along. A copy of the selected text is provided.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration recommended.

Beginners & new members welcome.

Series - Drop-In Friendly.

Participants are not required to attend each program in this series.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Tween Time Graphic Novel Chat: Invisible by Christina Diaz Gonzalez

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Reading Group
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: The Hidek Hub
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Reading Group
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join Coralie & Lyndsey for activities and a discussion surrounding the award winning graphic novel Invisible by Christina Diaz Gonzalez.

Disclaimer(s)

Adult Supervision

All children under the age of 12 must have a responsible adult remain on the library premises (indoors, garden, parking lot, etc.) during all programs. 

Registration required.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Afternoon Fiction Book Club: TBD

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Reading Group
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Reading Group
Registration Required

Afternoon Fictioon Book Club

Are you an avid fiction reader, or do you aspire to be? Join us at 1 PM on the 2nd Thursday of the month at the Afternoon Fiction Book Club to review a different popular title each month.

Event Details:

Check back soon for details!

Disclaimer(s)

Registration recommended.

Book available - Register to request.

Books available at HCH Library. Please register to submit a request.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Large Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Reading Group
Event Details:

Connect with the Classics: Read-aloud / Read-along explores great works of literary merit. Some folks read aloud; some follow along. A copy of the selected text is provided.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration recommended.

Beginners & new members welcome.

Series - Drop-In Friendly.

Participants are not required to attend each program in this series.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Tween Time Book Chat: Finally Seen by Kelly Yang

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Reading Group
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Tween Space (Children's Room)
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Reading Group
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join Coralie & Lyndsey for activities and a discussion surrounding the 2024 Connecticut All Reads book selection Finally Seen by Kelly Yang.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration required.

Book available - Register to request.

Books available at HCH Library. Please register to submit a request.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Book Chat

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Reading Group
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Reading Group
Registration Required

Book Chat

Join us for Book Chat to discuss your latest reading faves and flops with fellow bibliophiles! We'll discuss a different theme each month and come up with a list of reading recommendations to share.

Event Details:

Check back soon for details!

Disclaimer(s)

Registration recommended.