In addition to all our great books and materials, the Library offers a wide range of programs, clubs and activities for adults. Join a book club. See an art exhibit. Sign up for a class. Get involved!

To learn more about what's going on, look at the full Calendar of adult programs (or click on the calendar icon at the page). You can also download a copy of our most recent Newsletter.

Find more information on how to get involved:

  • Art gallery — Changing exhibits in the Owen Smith Shuman Gallery on the midlevel.
  • Book Groups — GPL Page Turners Book Group, Mad About Mystery Book Group, Great Books Discussion Group, Cook the Book Cookbook Club, and our newest group, Bookin' It Around the World.
  • Interest Groups — learn more about the clubs and groups that gather regularly to enjoy shared interests, like the Knitting Group, the Spanish Conversation Group, Spice Club, writing groups, and more.
  • Groton Reads — Annual town-wide book-centered reading programs and related events (usually takes place in March of each year).
  • Lifelong Learning — Delve deeply into a topic, have complex discussions, capture that excitement you had attending classes in school. Lifelong learning is the place to look for more in-depth courses at the library.
  • Adult Summer Reading Program — Every summer, read books, earn prizes and contributions to a charity organization.

Be inspired to read!

  • What to Read Next — Reader's advisory resources to help you find more of the things you like to read or explore new genres.
  • GPL Readers Blog — Read the latest monthly posts.