First Chapters Book Discussion

When: Wed., July 28, 12-1 & 7-8 p.m. 2021

A reading group that reads the first chapter of a recent work of fiction together, out loud, then discusses it. This month, we'll read the beginning of Cicely Tyson's Just As I Am and discuss other powerful memoirs and biographies of deep people. Library staff supplements each month with some readers’ advisory on titles related, read-alikes, or genre guidance. As part of a pilot, this group will meet virtually twice per month through August, at 12pm – 1pm and 7pm – 8pm on last Wednesdays. Come to one of the two sessions. For more information and access to readings, email:

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