Book Groups At Main
- 3 Poems by... Poetry Discussion Group
Each month this group discusses three poems by a selected poet or about a selected topic.
- Black Holes, Beakers, and Books: A Popular
Science Book Club + Science Experiments for Adults
This book club reads and discusses popular science books published within the last five years. After the discussion, we'll participate in experiments and activities related to the book.
- Books in the Afternoon
This Main Library book group focuses primarily on fiction and has been going strong for many years.
- Comics Decoded: Graphic Novel Discussion Group
Whether you've been collecting comics since the 60s or have just read your first graphic novel, this is the book club for you!
This group is currently on hiatus.
- Let's READ English: An ESL Book Club
Discuss books and practice your English language skills.
- LitAnalysis: Reading Fiction with Freud
Discuss contemporary fiction with insight from professional psychoanalysts.
This group is on hiatus until Spring 2016.
- Red Herring Book Club
Discuss classic and contemporary mysteries.
The theme for July through November 2015 is Crime Solving Couples.
Branch Book Groups
Book Buzz: A Book Discussion With a Twist
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh wants to connect with you, where you are. This summer, join us for a new kind of book discussion: Book Buzz.
Genre Book Club
Join us for a literary adventure as we explore and discuss a book from a different genre each month. Meets at CLP-Squirrel Hill on the third Wednesday of the month at 6 pm.
Join the Smithfield Critics, our popular Downtown & Business book discussion group, on the third Wednesday of every month for cookies, coffee and lively discussion of interesting and diverse books that span multiple genres. You never know how smart you can become! Sign up for our newsletter.
Squirrel Hill Adult Book Group
The group reads primarily nonfiction (biographies, histories, witty commentaries) with a few fascinating novels and short story collections to round out the conversation each year. It generally meets on the fourth Thursday of the month at 1 PM.
Book Group Connections
In existence since 2001, Book Group Connections is a service offered by the New & Featured Department that provides book groups with information packets designed to enhance book discussions. Check it out!
CLP Book Discussions
Tuesday, August 11 at 11:30 AM
Wednesday, August 12 at 1:00 PM
Thursday, August 13 at 11:00 AM
Friday, August 14 at 2:00 PM
Monday, August 17 at 6:00 PM
Tuesday, August 18 at 1:00 PM
Wednesday, August 19 at 12:00 PM
Wednesday, August 19 at 6:30 PM
Friday, August 21 at 1:00 PM
Wednesday, August 26 at 12:00 PM
Wednesday, August 26 at 6:00 PM
Thursday, August 27 at 1:00 PM
Thursday, August 27 at 6:00 PM
Wednesday, September 2 at 12:05 PM
Saturday, September 5 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, September 9 at 1:00 PM
Thursday, September 10 at 7:30 PM
Friday, September 11 at 2:00 PM
Thursday, September 17 at 1:00 PM
Thursday, September 17 at 6:00 PM