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All book club meetings are free and open to the public. Copies of books up for discussion are available for patrons to borrow on a first-come first-served basis at the Ground Floor Checkout Desk. You may also reserve a copy by calling the Information Desk at 978-674-4120. Please have your library card ready.

The Non-Fiction Book Club meets on the first Thursday of every month 6:30-7:30PM.

For more information about the Non-Fiction Book Club, please contact Sean Thibodeau, Coordinator of Community Planning, at or 978-674-1542.

Upcoming Discussions:

May 6, 2021 – Black Radical: The Life and Times of William Monroe Trotter by Kerri K. Greenridge

The International Book Club meets on the Third Tuesday of every month 6:30-7:30PM.

For more information about the International Book Club, please contact Pam Colt at or call 978-674-1536. Please register on the Events page to receive information for Zoom login.

Upcoming Discussions

April 20, 2021 – The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon by Sei Shonagon


The Short Story Book Club meets on the Last Wednesday of every month 7:00 – 8:00 PM.

For more information about the Short Story Book Club, please contact Bridget Cooley at or call 978-674-1548.

Upcoming Discussions

April 29th at 7:00 pm

April Reads – Arab American History Month

Hanan al-Shaykh’s “God, It’s as Though You’re Sewing a Dress For a Flea,” tr. Randa Jarrar (Lebanon)

Basma al-Nsour’s “Disappointments (and a Few Clarifications),”tr. Andrew Leber (Jordan)  

 “The Abandoned Village” by Hassan Blasim, translated by Jonathan Wright

 “Rhythmic Exercise” by Mohamed Makhzangi, translated by Yasmeen Hanoosh

Optional Reads:

 Ruminations: Warm Memories of Government Cheese by Tracey Lynn Lloyd

 13 Haikus for Anyone Who’s Ever Eaten a Grilled Cheese by Andrew Peña