Hot Chocolate Readers Book Club


During these still-chilly months, warm your insides with some hot cocoa and join us as we discuss thought provoking stories of passion, injustice, love, lust, mystery, murder, and more from African-American Authors. This book club meets the first Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m.

March 5 — A Woman’s Worth by Tracy Price-Thompson
April 2 — Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi
May 7 — The Mothers by Brit Bennett

Copies of the books are available at the Library’s Circulation Desk one month prior to the discussion.

 

Cooking the Books


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Grab your apron and join Cooking the Books! For each discussion we pick a selection of cookbooks around one theme. You borrow one of the books, peruse it, select and make a recipe from it, and join us as we all get together to share the finished products, our opinions, and experiences. Cooking the Books meets at 7:00 p.m. on the following evenings:

Thursday, September 13 — What’s for Lunch?

Thursday, November 8 — It’s Pie Season!

Thursday, December 13 — Cookie Exchange

Thursday, March 14 — Where’s the Meat: Vegetarian Recipes

Thursday, May 9 — Salads for Summer

 

Copies of the books are available at the Library’s Circulation Desk one month prior to the discussion.

 

Hard-Boiled


Noir, murder, true-crime, and horror! Explore the dark and macabre side of this mortal coil. Killing, carnage, and the creeps—guaranteed! Hard-Boiled meets the last Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m.

September 26 — Black and White Ball by Loren D. Estleman
October 31 — Little Pretty Things by Lori Raider-Day
November 28 — Noir by Christopher Moore
January 30 — The Changeling by Victor LaValle
February 27 — The Fighter by Michael Farris Smith

 

Book Brunch


Can’t make it to one of our evening book discussion groups? Book Brunch meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 10:00 a.m.

September 27 — A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
October 25 — Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
November 29 — Educated by Tara Westover
January 24 — Beneath a Scarlett Sky by Mark Sullivan
February 28 — Killers of the Flower Moon by Davis Grann

 

Thursday Night Book Club


This book discussion meets the first Thursday the month at 7:00 p.m.

September 6 — Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
October 4 — Killers of the Flower Moon by Davis Grann
November 1 — Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
December 6 — Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
February 7 — Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

 

Lit Chicks


Do you like to read young adult fiction? Join our all ages YA book discussion group, Lit Chicks! Lit Chicks meets the third Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m.

September 17 — The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
October 15 — The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
November 19 — American Street by Lbi Zoboi
December 17 — Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
January 21 — We Are Okay by Nina LaCour
February 18 — Character, Driven by David Lupar