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
This book club reads and discusses popular science books published within the last five years.
- Books in the Afternoon
This Main Library book group focuses primarily on fiction and has been going strong for many years.
- Bound Together Book Club
In this collaboration between the Carnegie Museum of Art and the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, take a fresh look at art through the lens of literature!
- 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.
- Out of the Gutter: A Graphic Novel
We will go beyond popular titles to explore independent and new releases.
- Red Herring Book Club
Discuss classic and contemporary mysteries. Our theme for May through August 2013 is Mysteries of Pittsburgh.
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
Friday, May 31 at 12:00 PM
Saturday, June 1 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, June 1 at 12:30 PM
Monday, June 3 at 6:00 PM
Monday, June 3 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, June 5 at 12:00 PM
Saturday, June 8 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 8 at 2:00 PM
Tuesday, June 11 at 6:00 PM
Tuesday, June 11 at 11:30 AM
Wednesday, June 12 at 1:00 PM
Thursday, June 13 at 6:30 PM
Thursday, June 13 at 7:30 PM
Friday, June 14 at 2:00 PM
Monday, June 17 at 6:00 PM
Monday, June 17 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, June 19 at 12:00 PM
Wednesday, June 19 at 6:00 PM
Thursday, June 20 at 4:00 PM
Thursday, June 20 at 1:00 PM