American Presidents Book Discussion

This book discussion currently meets virtually using Zoom. 

The American Presidents Book Discussion will focus on the White House years of former American presidents. Assistant Librarian, Lisa Murno and President of the Friends, Harry Pearson, will facilitate a discussion of the triumphs and trials American presidents faced, and how lessons learned can be applied to our modern era. Attendees are encourage to choose different reading materials on the monthly topic. Ledyard patrons can find additional reading materials through the digital resources on our website including Overdrive through the Libby App, SimplyE, and Hoopla. Hoopla allows patrons to read the same title simultaneously. Go to the library webpage for the Zoom link and join in. Email Lisa at with any questions.

Upcoming Meetings:

March 9: William McKinley. A variety of books have been chosen on President McKinley and will be available at the Gales Ferry Library for pick up
April 13: Gerald Ford: an Honorable Life by James Cannon and Gerald R. Ford by Douglas Brinkley
May 11: The Quiet Man: the Indispensable Presidency of George H.W. Bush by John H. Sununu and George H.W. Bush by Timothy Naftali
June 8: John Quincy Adams by Harlow Giles Unger and John Quincy Adams by Robert V. Remini