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Book Clubs

Book clubs offered at Hartford Public Library

African American Literature Book Club The AAL Book Club.

The AAL Book Club, formed in 2018, is for anyone interested in reading and discussing African American literature, both fiction and nonfiction, as well as sharing information and learning about the African American experience. At this time, the AAL Book Club meets on Zoom, most months on the fourth Tuesday from 7:00 - 8:30 pm. Titles to read are suggested by any member; discussions are facilitated by the member who suggested the book. To register, please email


January Book Pick:  Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir  by Natasha Trethewey

Meeting Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2022, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Virtual:  Via Zoom. To register, please email

February Book Pick:  High On The Hog: A Culinary Journey From Africa  by Jessica B. Harris

Meeting Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2022, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Virtual: Via Zoom. To register, please email





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