The Cedarville BDG (for Book Discussion Group) has been meeting since early in 2007. We read and discuss a variety of literature, both fiction and nonfiction, and new members are always welcome.

When & Where

The Cedarville BDG meets the last Monday of each month in the library meeting room at the Cedarville library.

For additional information, contact Cedarville Community Library at (937) 352-4006.

Upcoming Discussions


May 30, 2017 – 6:30 p.m.

The Spark: A Mother's Story of Nurturing Genius

The Spark: A Mother's Story of Nurturing Genius

By Kristine Barnett

The mother of an autistic child who was eventually recognized as a genius recounts her rejection of basic life-skills instructors who counseled her family to expect very little of the boy, sharing the strategies she utilized for tapping her son’s potential while describing his current achievements as a paid teenage researcher in quantum physics.

Due to Memorial Day, this meeting will be held Tuesday.

June 26, 2017 – 6:30 p.m.

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

By J.D. Vance

Shares the poignant story of the author’s family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the demands of middle-class life and the collective demons of the past.


July 31, 2017 – 6:30 p.m.

A Man Called Ove

A Man Called Ove

By Fredrik Backman

A curmudgeon hides a terrible personal loss beneath a cranky and short-tempered exterior while clashing with new neighbors, a boisterous family whose chattiness and habits lead to unexpected friendship.