All library book clubs (except Diverse Voices) are in-person.  Discussions will be held in the Bumphrey Room and social distancing will be in effect.  Masks are recommended for all patrons. No registration is necessary (with the exception of Diverse Voices); pick up a book at the Check Out desk a few weeks before the discussion; some books may also be found in digital format.   Book clubs are for adults ages 18+.

 

 

 

No Shelf Control Book Club

Meets the 1st Monday of the month at 11:00 am for readers who love Monday mornings, can’t get enough books, and have eclectic reading habits.

Monday, July 11 at 11:00 am: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
Monday, August 1 at 11:00 am: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikroy by Gabrielle Zevin
Monday, September 12 at 11:00 am: Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict
Monday, October 3 at 11:00 am: The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne
Monday, November 7 at 11:00 am: The Sweetness of Water by Nathan Harris
Monday, December 5 at 11:00 am: The Reading List by Sara Nisha Adams

 

 

 

Just a Taste Book Club

Meets the 1st Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm to explore different genres every month.

Thursday, July 7 at 6:30 pm: The Burning Girls by C.J. Tudor
Thursday, August 4 at 6:30 pm: Open Water by Caleb Azumah Nelson
Thursday, September 1 at 6:30 pm: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
Thursday, October 6 at 6:30 pm: The North Water by Ian McGuire
Thursday, November 3 at 6:30 pm: Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane
Thursday, December 1 at 6:30 pm: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

 

 

Thursday Morning Book Club

Meets the 2nd Thursday of the month at 11:00 am to discuss popular fiction books.

Thursday, July 14 at 11:00 am: Rock Paper Scissors by Alice Feeney
Thursday, August 11 at 11:00 am: The Rose Code by Kate Quinn
Thursday, September 8 at 11:00 am: Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
Thursday, October 13 at 11:00 am: The Authenticity Project by Clare Pooley
Thursday, November 10 at 11:00 am: Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty
Thursday, December 8 at 11:00 am: The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

 

 

Diverse Voices Book Club

Meets virtually on Zoom on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm to discuss books from authors who have been historically sidelined due to discrimination.

Thursday, July 21 at 7:00 pm: The Book of Joy by the 14th Dalai Lama and Archibishop Desmond Tutu

 

 

 

Read the Classics Book Club

Meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 to discuss classical and award winning literature.

Tuesday, June 21 at 7:00 pm: A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
Tuesday, July 19 at 7:00 pm: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
Tuesday, August 16 at 7:00 pm: The Street by Ann Petry
Tuesday, September 20 at 7:00 pm: Rabbit, Run by John Updike
Tuesday, October 18 at 7:00 pm: The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Tuesday, November 15 at 7:00 pm: Maus by Art Spiegelman

 

 

Film-to-Fiction Book Club

Meets the 4th Monday of each month from 7:00-8:00pm to explore books that have led to or were adapted from movies.

Monday, June 27 at 7:00 pm: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Monday, July 25 at 7:00 pm: The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men against the Sea by Sebastian Junger
Monday, August 22 at 7:00 pm: The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Monday, September 26 at 7:00 pm: The Martian by Andy Weir
Monday, October 24 at 7:00 pm: Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman
Monday, November 28 at 7:00 pm: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan