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Book Clubs

How Our Book Clubs Work

There are no official sign-ups or fees, but we do ask that you purchase the book from us in order to participate. You can join as many book clubs as you like, or you can hop around! Members will read the book selected in time for its meeting date. Discussions are casual. The list of book clubs currently offered is detailed below; please check our Event Calendar for dates and selections. 

Book Clubs for Adults

Cellar Door Book Club (Meets the fourth Sunday of the month at 3 pm): Our general book club for readers of all types. 

Mystery Book Club (Meets the third Thursday of the month at 6 pm): For those who enjoy a good, gripping mystery novel.

Science-Fiction & Fantasy Book Club (Meets the second Saturday of the month at 5 pm): If you enjoy reading about aliens, mystical creatures, and fantasy worlds of all kinds, this club is for you.

Memoir & Biography Book Club (Meets the second Wednesday of the month at 6 pm): A book club centered on reading biography, autobiography, and memoirs. 

Bucket List Book Club (Meets the third Sunday of the month at 3 pm): Where members read the books they've always wanted to read but haven't yet gotten to, from classics to modern fiction.

Latino Book Club (Meets the final Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm): Read literature by Latino/a authors or from Latino culture. 

Historical Fiction Book Club (Meets the fourth Saturday of the month at 5 pm): Read fiction set in historical periods. 

Agatha Christie Book Club (Meets the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm): If you love novels by Dame Agatha Christie, or want to expand your readership, this club is for you.

Philosophical Horror Book Club (Meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6 pm): For readers who really like to think about what it is that makes humans terrifying.

Black Lit Book Club (Meets the final Friday of the month at 6:00 pm): Where members read and discuss African-American literature. 

Speculative Fiction Book Club (Meets the second Friday of the month at 6:30 pm):  For sci-fi & fantasy readers who lean more towards dystopia, magical realism, and other sub-genres.

LGBTQ Book Club (Meets the third Friday of the month at 6 pm): Read and discuss books by or about members of the LGBTQ community.

Not Your Father's Teen Lit (Meets the first Saturday of the month at 6 pm): A young adult book club for adults; mature teens are still welcome, of course. Recommended age approx. 16+

Revolution or Revelation (Meets the first Sunday of the month at 12:30 pm): A non-fiction book club covering the beginning of history through the 1950s.

Phy-Sci Book Club (Meets the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6 pm): Read books in the physical sciences; this club welcomes science enthusiasts of all levels and is accessible to a general audience.

Current Affairs Book Club (Meets the second Sunday of the month at 4 pm): Feeling frustrated by our political and sociological climate? Read about the issues we face and what we can do about them.

Feminist Book Club (Meets the first Tuesday of the month at 5:30 pm): Where members read and discuss feminist literature, both fiction and non-fiction. Any gender is welcome!

 

Book Clubs for Kids and Youth

Early Readers Book Club (Meets the second Saturday of the month at 1 pm): For our littlest readers. Books read are early readers, approx. age 5-8

Children's Book Club (Meets the second Thursday of the month at 4 pm): For our younger readers. Books read are children's chapter books, approx. age 9-12

Dumbledore's Army (Meets the first Monday of the month at 3 pm): Read about kids who are brave and stand up in the face of adversity. Books read are chapter books, middle grade, and young adult, approx. age 9-14

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