Book Discussions

Online Author Talks

We’re excited to share a mix of online author talks from New York Times Best Selling Authors and a Pulitzer Prize winning historian this summer. Click here for details on each talk and to register for other upcoming talks. Each event will include the opportunity for you to ask your questions. Each author’s book can be picked up at the circulation desk.

Tuesday, January 31 at 2:00 pm: Virtual Author Talk with Randall Munroe on xkcd Webcomic and What If?

Thursday, February 9th at 7:00 pm: Virtual Author Talk with Lana Harper on Back in a Spell

Thursday, February 16th at 7:00 pm: Virtual Author Talk with Grace M. Cho on Tastes Like War

Thursday, February 28th at 7:00 pm: Virtual Author Talk with Sadeqa Johnson on The House of Eve

Newtown Author Reading Series

Wednesday, February 15th at 5:00 pm: Author Talk and Discussion with Nancy Crevier on The Peach Quartet

Wednesday, March 15th at 5:00 pm: Author Talk and Discussion with Carol Ann Davis on The Nail in the Tree

Wednesday, April 19th at 5:00 pm: Author Talk and Discussion with Andrea Zimmermann on The Great Danbury State Fair

Nature’s Book Club- meets the last Monday of the month at 6:30 pm

Monday, January 30 – The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben

Nonfiction Book Group – meets the first Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm

Tuesday, February 7 – Travels with George by Nathaniel Philbrick 


Are you a member of a book group? Check our Recommended Reads for copies of books that have been popular with local book groups. If you have a title you’d like us to consider for the Corner, let us know! Looking for other suggestions? Try Novelist for ideas about what to read next.