Contemporary Book Group

By Cambridge Public Library

September read: Red Island House by Andrea Lee

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.: Tue, September 21 2021 6pm – 7pm; Tue, October 19 2021 6pm – 7pm; Tue, November 16 2021 6pm – 7pm; Tue, December 21 2021 6pm – 7pm; Tuesday, January 18 6pm – 7pm; Tuesday, February 15 6pm – 7pm; Tuesday, March 15 6pm – 7pm; Tuesday, April 19 6pm – 7pm; Tuesday, May 17 6pm – 7pm; and Tuesday, June 21 6pm – 7pm.

Ages: 18 and Adults.


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449 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Mid Cambridge

Additional information

Reading Interests: The group concentrates on fiction, memoirs, and popular nonfiction. Some past selections include: Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli, On Immunity by Eula Biss, and Disoriental by Négar Djavadi.

How to get the print book: Copies of the print book are set aside at the Main Library. Visit the Main Library at 449 Broadway during service hours and a staff member can help you check out a copy. 

How to get the e-book or digital audiobook: This month's book is available as an e-book and an audiobook through Overdrive or the Libby app.

How to register: Registration is required. Click the registration link below to register. A reminder email will be sent to all registered participants 1 day before the event. 

For more information, contact Susannah Borysthen-Tkacz (