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!
- 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!
- 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 2015.
- Red Herring Book Club
Discuss classic and contemporary mysteries.
The theme for May through August 2014 is Chicago Crimes.
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
Wednesday, July 16 at 12:00 PM
Wednesday, July 16 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, July 16 at 6:30 PM
Thursday, July 17 at 1:00 PM
Thursday, July 17 at 6:00 PM
Friday, July 18 at 1:00 PM
Monday, July 21 at 6:00 PM
Monday, July 21 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, July 23 at 12:00 PM
Wednesday, July 23 at 6:00 PM
Thursday, July 24 at 1:00 PM
Thursday, July 24 at 6:00 PM
Friday, July 25 at 10:30 AM
Sunday, July 27 at 3:30 PM
Saturday, August 2 at 10:30 AM
Friday, August 8 at 2:00 PM
Tuesday, August 12 at 11:30 AM
Wednesday, August 13 at 1:00 PM
Friday, August 15 at 1:00 PM
Monday, August 18 at 6:00 PM