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.
October 3 2017
American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld
November 7 2017
The Martian by Andy Weir
December 5 2017
The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty
January 2 2018
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
February 6, 2018
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
March 6, 2018
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
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 15, 2017
What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
October 20, 2017
Flight of Dreams by Ariel Lawhon
November 17, 2017
The Wind Is Not A River by Brian Payton
December 15, 2017
The All Girl’s Filling Station by Fannie Flagg
January 19, 2018
My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier
February 16, 2018
Elephant Company by Vicky Croke
March 16, 2018
News of the World by Paulette Jiles
April 20, 2018
The Day the World Came to Town by Jim DeFede
May 18, 2018
The Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
June 15, 2018
Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian
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.
Sci-Fi & Fantasy Book Group
Do you love Sci-Fiction and Fantasy? Do you love nerding out about your latest read? This is for you! Open to all, no registration is required and new members are always welcome. Meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 7:00 pm.
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.
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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 email@example.com