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Acton Memorial Library will be CLOSED on Sunday, May 26, for carpet cleaning and Monday, May 27, for Memorial Day. The library will reopen at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28.

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AML Book Group

The AML Book Group meets at 6:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month. All are welcome. Copies of the books will be available at the circulation desk. The forthcoming list of titles to be discussed can be found below. Please check the Program Calendar for discussion dates and times.

Tom Lake Ann Patchett Cover
June 18, 2024 Book Discussion

Tom Lake

Ann Patchett

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK In this beautiful and moving novel about family, love, and growing up, Ann Patchett once again proves herself one of America’s finest writers. “Patchett leads us to a truth that feels li

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May 21, 2024 Book Discussion


Rachel Maddow

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Rachel Maddow traces the fight to preserve American democracy back to World War II, when a handful of committed public servants and brave private citizens thwarted far-right plotters trying to steer our nation toward

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South to America Imani Perry Cover
April 16, 2024 Book Discussion

South to America

Imani Perry

WINNER OF THE 2022 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR NONFICTION INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “An elegant meditation on the complexities of the American South—and thus of America—by an esteemed daughter of the South and one of the great intellectuals

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Additional Resources for Book Lovers and Book Groups

  • Booklist Blog: Freely accessible book lists, interviews, and resources from Booklist and the American Library Association.
  • Goodreads: A social media site for book lovers.  Discover and create personalized shelves of books to read, track books you have already read and share your opinions about books with friends.
  • LibraryThing: Create a library-quality catalog for your personal book collection while discovering new books through social networking.
  • LitLovers: “The website for all things literary”– book club tips, book club title recommendations, reading guides and reviews …
  • Reading Group Choices: Discover great book club reads and get advice on running your book club.
  • ReadingGroupGuides: Need discussion questions to help run your next book club meeting?  This online community for book clubs has over 3,600 searchable guides.