Book Groups

WFL Book Groups for Adults

New members always welcome!


Friday Morning Book/Movie Group at the Main Library

Are you an early bird? Then this group is for you! All are welcome to join us for discussion and morning coffee. The group meets on the third Friday of each month from 10:00AM to 11:00AM. Copies of the monthly titles are available at the Reference Desk for you to borrow. Choices range from indie and foreign films to historical fiction books, memoirs and biography, 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 10:30AM to 12:00PM 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.  Visit the Library Events Calendar for more information or call the Reference Desk at 781-235-1610 x 1117. No sign up is necessary.  Simply drop by the Hills Branch for this lively hour of book talk. For more information, contact Deborah Pelegrini-Yong.

Pulitzer Winning Fiction Book Club

Join us for a series of discussions about Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winning titles. This group meets the first Thursday of the month from 10:00AM to 11:00AM at the main library in the Arnold Room. Copies of the monthly titles are available at the Reference Desk. The schedule is as follows:

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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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