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, January 3 at 11:00 am: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
Monday, February 7 at 11:00 am: The Code Breaker by Walter Isaacson
Monday, March at 7 11:00 am: The Round House by Louise Erdrich
Monday, April 4 at 11:00 am: The Leavers by Lisa Ko
Monday, May 2 at 11:00 am: Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

 

 

 

Just a Taste Book Club

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

Thursday , January 6 at 6:30 pm: The Push by Ashley Audrain (Psychological Thriller)
Thursday , February 3 at 6:30 pm: Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward (Memoir)
Thursday , March 3 at 6:30 pm: Girlhood by Melissa Febos (Autobiography)
Thursday, April 1 at 6:30 pm: The Botanist’s Daughter by Kayte Nunn (Historical Fiction)

 

 

 

Thursday Afternoon Book Club

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

Thursday, January 13 at 2:00 pm: Conjure Women by Afia Atakora.
Thursday, February 10 at 2:00 pm: Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
Thursday, March 10 at 2:00 pm: The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
Thursday, April 14 at 2:00 pm: Rock Paper Scissors by Alice Feeney
Thursday, May 12 at 2:00 pm: Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
Thursday, June 9 at 2:00 pm: Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

 

 

 

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, January 20 at 7:00 pm: The Sum of Us by Heather McGhee
Thursday, February 17 at 7:00 pm: Libertie by Kaitlyn Greenidge
Thursday, March 17 at 7:00 pm: Sigh, Gone by Phuc Tran
Thursday, April 21 at 7:00 pm: Heaven by Mieko Kawakami
Thursday, May 19 at 7:00 pm: Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

 

 

Read the Classics Book Club

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

Tuesday, January 18 at 7:00 pm: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte
Tuesday, February 15 at 7:00 pm: A Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave by Frederick Douglass
Tuesday, March 15 at 7:00 pm: Adam Bede by George Eliot
Tuesday, April 19 at 7:00 pm: The Street by Ann Petry
Tuesday, May 17 at 7:00 pm: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Tuesday, June 21 at 7:00 pm: A Midsummer’s Night Dream by William Shakespeare
Tuesday, July 19 at 7:00 pm: Rabbit, Run by John Updike
Tuesday, August 16 at 7:00 pm: The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

 

 

Film-to-Fiction Book Club (formerly Treat Your Shelf)

Join the Film-to-Fiction Book Club to explore books that have led to movie adaptations. Meeting the 4th Monday of every month from 7:00-8:00pm. For adults ages 18+. Pick up a copy at the check out desk. No registration required.

Monday, January 24 at 7:00 pm: Introductory meeting–help choose our future titles!

Monday, February 28 at 7:00 pm: The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Monday, March 28 at 7:00 pm: TBA