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The who, what and where of our various discussion groups.

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Lively conversations about books, movies, and writing--some in the daytime, some in the evening, on various days of the week.

Preregistration is required for all groups unless otherwise noted.

Online Supernatural Book Discussion -- Stephanie and Kym M. are the facilitators of HPL's first online book discussion based in the supernatural/paranormal genre.  Meetings are held online live at 6 p.m. on the last Friday of each month.  No preregistration required. 

The First Tuesday Group, with Melissa as facilitator, meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month.

The First Thursday Group, with Phyllis as facilitator, meets at 11:00 a.m. the first Thursday of every other month (February, April, June, August, October, and December).

The First Friday Group  meets every other month (January, March, May, July, September, and November) at 11:00 a.m.   Lynn is the facilitator for this group.  Members are encouraged to make reading suggestions for the group's discussions.

The Third Thursday Group, with Lisa as facilitator, meets at 7:00 p.m. the third Thursday of each month.  

The Group Formerly Known as Chick Lit, with Lisa as facilitator, meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.  This group is an open book discussion and does not require preregistration.

The Mystery/Suspense Book Discussion, with Kristin as facilitator, meets at 7:15 p.m. on the second Thursday evening of each month.                              

Science Fiction & Fantasy Group, with Kim as facilitator, meets at 7:00 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month. 

The YA for Adults Group, with Melissa as facilitator, meets at 7:00 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month.  This group does not require preregistration.

Homewood Writers Group -- On the Third Saturday of every month, writers are invited to join together at 1:00 p.m. to discuss writing and publishing.  Bring along your own work to share with the group.  All levels of experience are encouraged to attend.

Movie Discussion Group --  Film fans meet to talk about all kinds of movies--new, old, classics, and some you may have overlooked.  Join Margaret on the third Monday of each month.  Beginning time may vary due to the length of the film.  For more information about movie titles and times, click on the "Movie Discussion Group" link above.


The Parent/Child Book Discussion Group meets at 7:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month from October through April.  Children from 3rd through 6th grade may register with at least one of their parents for this lively, interactive group.  Limit of 10 families.

The Parent/Teen Book Discussion Group meets on the second Tuesday of each month from October through April.  For 6th through 9th grade students accompanied by at least one parent, this group meets at 7:00 p.m. with Mary as facilitator.  Limit of 8 families.

The Homeschooler's Book Discussion Group will meet on the 1st Monday of every month from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., September through May.  This group is open to home-schooled children with a reading level of grades 6-12.  Snacks provided.




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