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:


Tuesday, August 7 — Salads   August meeting has been rescheduled! We will meet in September (date TBA)!

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

February 28 — A Rage in Harlem by Chester Himes
March 28 — Killings by Calvin Trillin
April 25 — My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix
May 30 — The Drowning Pool by Ross Macdonald

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

February 22 — The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
March 22 — Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal
April 26 — The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester
May 24 — The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

 

Thursday Night Book Club


Our longest-running book discussion meets the first Thursday of every month at 7:00 p.m. Copies of the books are available at the Library’s Circulation Desk one month prior to the discussion.

March 1 — Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney
April 5 — A Long Way Home: A Memoir by Saroo Brierley
May 3 — Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye

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

February 20 — Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
March 19 — I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika Sanchez
April 16 — There’s Someone Inside Your House  by Stephanie Perkins
May 21 — One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus