Library

Book Club

FOR ADULTS AGES 18+

EVERY THIRD Thursday AT 6:30 PM in the COMMUNITY ROOM

Come join your fellow community members for a lively discussion of both classic works and modern masterpieces.

Unless otherwise noted, a limited number of book club reading copies will be available for checkout from the circulation desk about a month prior to the meeting.

SCHEDULE


September 17, 2020—The Kite Runner
October 8, 2020—The Night Circus
November 19, 2020—The Glass Castle
No book club in December
January 21, 2021—Eleanor Oliphant is Complely Fine
February 18, 2021—Persuasion*
March 18, 2021—Station Eleven
April 15, 2021—The Enchanted April
May 20, 2021—29 Gifts
June 17, 2021—The Art of Racing in the Rain
No book club in July or August

*Our 2021 On the Same Page community reads book

Reading List

September 17, 2020

The Kite Runner
by Khaled Hosseini

The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father’s servant, The Kite Runner is a beautifully crafted…

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October 8, 2020

The Night Circus
by Erin Morgenstern

The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an…

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November 19, 2020

The Glass Castle
by Jeannette Walls

Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary Walls had four…

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January 21, 2021

Eleanor Oliphant
Is Completely Fine

by Gail Honeyman

Meet Eleanor Oliphant: she struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she’s thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of…

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February 18, 2021

Persuasion
by Jane Austen

At twenty-seven, Anne Elliot is no longer young and has few romantic prospects. Eight years earlier, she had been persuaded by her friend Lady Russell to break off her…

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March 18, 2021

Station Eleven
by Emily St. John Mandel

Set in the days of civilization’s collapse, Station Eleven tells the story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the…

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April 15, 2021

The Enchanted April
by Elizabeth von Arnim

The women at the center of The Enchanted April are alike only in their dissatisfaction with their everyday lives. They find each other—and the castle of their…

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May 20, 2021

29 Gifts
by Cami Walker

At age thirty-five, Cami Walker was burdened by a battle with multiple sclerosis, a chronic neurological condition that made it difficult for her to walk, work, or…

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June 17, 2021

The Art of Racing in the Rain
by Garth Stein

Enzo knows he is different from other dogs: a philosopher with a nearly human soul (and an obsession with opposable thumbs), he has educated himself by..

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