The Xenia book discussion group meets at Xenia Community Library once a month on Friday (usually the second Friday of the month) at 10:15 a.m. The discussion is informal, and new members are always welcome.

For additional information, call (937) 352-4000.

Upcoming Discussions


February 10, 2017 – 10:15 a.m.

The Language of Flowers

The Language of Flowers

By Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Discovering the symbolic meanings of flowers while languishing in the foster-care system, eighteen-year-old Victoria is hired by a florist when her talent for helping others is discovered, a situation that leads her to confront a painful secret from her past.


March 10, 2017 – 10:15 a.m.

The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train

By Paula Hawkins

After witnessing something shocking, Rachel offers what she knows to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good?


April 14, 2017 – 10:15 a.m.

Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Behind the Beautiful Forevers

By Katherine Boo

Profiles everyday life in the settlement of Annawadi as experienced by a Muslim teen, an ambitious rural mother, and a young scrap metal thief, illuminating how their efforts to build better lives are challenged by religious, caste, and economic tensions.