Summer hours July & August: Main Library closed Sundays, Branch Libraries closed Saturdays. All Libraries closed during Labor Day Holiday Weekend, Aug 31-Sept 2. Regular hours resume Sept 3.

Book Groups

WFL Book Groups for Adults

New members always welcome!


Friday Morning Book Group at the Main Library

All are welcome to join us for discussion and morning coffee. The group meets on the third Friday of each month from 9:45 AM to 11:15 AM. Copies of the monthly titles are available at the Reference Desk for you to borrow. The monthly discussion title may range from indie and foreign films to historical fiction books, memoirs, and contemporary fiction. For more information, contact Deb Berenbaum at 781-235-1610 x 1220 or Visit the Library Events Calendar or drop by the reference desk to find out what we are reading.

Saturday Book Chat at the Hills Branch

This group meets on the third Saturday of each month from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM at the Hills Branch Library, 210 Washington St., Wellesley Hills.  Drop by to give a ‘thumbs up’ or ‘thumbs down’ to your recent reading and come away with a list of recommended titles at this lively Book Chat.   New members are always welcome.   Call the Reference Desk at 781-235-1610 x 1117 for more information. No sign up is necessary.  Simply drop by the Hills Branch for this lively hour of book talk. Contact: Deborah Pelegrini-Yong.

Book Discussion Group Resources

Starting Your Own Book Group?

Need space to begin?
The Wellesley Free Library is pleased to help get new groups off to a comfortable start by offering the use of a meeting room. For more information email

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