Programs For Adults
The Whitman Public Library is committed to offering quality programs and services to the Adult Community!
Book Discussion Groups
The Whitman Public Library currently has eight book groups.
Books On Tap
Join us for an animated discussion of a new title each month. Meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 6:00 pm at McGuiggan's Pub. Open to all.
Book BuzzJoin us for a discussion of various titles. No required reading. Open to all. Meets on the second Friday of the month at the Whitman Senior Center at 10 am. No registration is required and new members are always welcome.
Cookbook ClubEach month we will select a new cookbook to explore. Make and bring in a dish for the group to try. Leave with a full belly and copy of each recipe. Registration is required. Meets on the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm.
Literary Lions Book Group
This group meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 3:00 p.m. This book group will tackle a classic title through discussion and analysis. No registration is required and all are welcome. New members are encouraged to drop in to any meeting.
Mary’s Book Group
This group meets at 10:30 a.m. on the third Friday of the month. Due to the size of the group, please contact Mary Casey to find out if there is room for you to join: 781-447-7613 (spots open up throughout the year). Registration is required.
September 20, 2019
Cocoa Beach by Beatriz Williams
October 18, 2019
My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrente
November 15, 2019
Educated by Tara Westover
December 20, 2019
The Honey Bus: A Memoir of Loss, Courage, and a Girl Saved by Bees by Meredith May
January 17, 2020
The Lost Roses by Martha Hall Kelly
February 21, 2020
The Library Book by Susan Olean
March 20, 2020
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
April 17, 2020
The Red Address Book by Sofia Lunberg
May 15, 2020
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
June 19, 2020
Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
Mystery Book Group
Meetings are on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm. Come dissect the latest mind-boggling, mystifying, mystery, new members are welcome to join in the fun. A new book is decoded every month and light refreshments are provided.
May 22, 2019: Season of Darkness by Maureen Jennings
June 26, 2019: A Rising Man by Abir Mukherjee
July 24, 2019: Ask Me No Questions by Shelley Noble
Strong Women in Literature Book Group
The Strong Women in Literature book club is open to all. Please join us for a lively discussion of a title featuring a strong woman. We meet on the first Thursday of the month. Nor registration is required and new members are always welcome.
Ask a librarian to reserve a copy of the latest title for you today!
If you or someone you know needs help learning to use a computer, figuring out one of the many social networking websites, or learning how to create a power point presentation, (or other computer questions) please call the library to set up an individual appointment at 781-447-7613.
Periodic workshops are scheduled, so please see our event calendar for current offerings. Again, please call 781-447-7613 for further details.
Programs and Events
The library offers many programs and events geared to the cultural and artistic needs of Whitman’s adult community! To that end, the library offers historical lectures, craft “make and takes” on the third and fourth Tuesday of the month, author talks and book signings, art classes, movie screenings, and much more throughout the year! Check out our event calendar our Facebook page, or ask for a flyer at the Circulation Desk! For current offerings, questions, or recommendations please email firstname.lastname@example.org