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Book Clubs

We have three book clubs that meet at the library each month. Everyone is welcome; no commitments and no reservations required!

Books to Die For

Books to Die For is our book club for lovers of mysteries and thrillers.

Meets: The fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

Selections for 2017:

  1. April 25 – Erik Larson, Devil in the White City
  2. May 23 – James Ellroy, American Tabloid
  3. June 27 – Donna Leon, Falling in Love
  4. July 25 – Josephine Tey, The Daughter of Time
  5. August 22 – Harlan Coben, The Stranger
  6. September 26 – Jennifer McMahon, Promise Not to Tell
  7. October 24 – Elizabeth George, Banquet of Consequences
  8. November 28 – Anne Enright, The Green Road
  9. No December meeting


Contemporary Authors

Contemporary Authors is a brown-bag discussion of new and recent authors.

Meets: The fourth Wednesday of each month at 1:30 p.m.


  1. May 24 – The Other Einstein, by Heather Terrell
  2. June 28 – A Man Called Ove, by Fredrik Backman
  3. July 26 – Matchmaker, by Elin Hilderbrand
  4. August 23 Hillbilly Elegy, by J.D. Vance
  5. September 27 – Lilac Girls, by Martha Hall Kelly
  6. October 25 – Gentleman in Moscow, by Amor Towles
  7. November 15 – The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, by Lisa See (Meets on third Wednesday due to Thanksgiving)

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This is our most unique book club! Read what you choose, then share your love (or loathing) with the group.

Meets: We meet for coffee on the second Friday of each month at 10:30 a.m. to discuss all of our favorite reads.