History of the Library

Monday Afternoon Book Club
Monday, April 25 @ 2 PM

Physical copies are available for lobby pick-up, in-person pick-up, and delivery.  Please call the Circulation Desk at 508-660-7340 for availability.

Book Club Coordinator/Program Contact: Molly Riportella; mriportella@ocln.org


 
Walpole Library Evening Book Club
Thursday, April 14 @ 7:00 pm

Physical copies are available for lobby pick-up, in-person pick-up, and delivery.  Please call the Circulation Desk at 508-660-7340 for availability.  


Brief Description: Set against the opioid crisis in Philadelphia and a string of mysterious murders, this gripping suspense novel is also an unflinching, moving story of sisters, addiction, and the formidable ties between place, history, family, and fate.


COA Virtual Book Club
Tuesday, March 29 @ 3:00 pm via Zoom


Join the Walpole COA and the Walpole Public Library for our Virtual Book Club.  This month we are reading Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman. 

The discussion will be held via Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82871681630 on Tuesday, April 26th at 3:00 pm.  Physical copies are available for lobby pick-up, in-person pick-up, and delivery.  Please call the Circulation Desk at 508-660-7340 for availability.  
  Digital ebooks are available for download via Overdrive.

Book Club Coordinator/Program Contact: Sal Genovese; sgenovese@ocln.org

Brief Description:  Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she's thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy.​


Previous book club selections:
  • Euphoria by Lily King
  • The Martian by Andy Weir
  • The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny
  • The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton
  • Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson
  • The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley
  • Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford 
  • The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman
  • Life after Life by Kate Atkinson
  • The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt
  • Annihilation by Jeff Vander Meer
  • Redeption Road by John Hart
  • Siracusa by Delia Ephron
  • A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
  • The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
  • Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks
  • The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents by Terry Pratchett
  • The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Society by Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows
  • The Last Year of the War by Susan Meissnet
  • Not Our Kind by Kitty Zeldis
  • Paris Orphan by Natasha Lester
  • The Atomic City Girls by Janet Beard