Book Clubs for Adults

You are invited to join  a book discussion at the library! We offer evening and lunchtime discussions all year long. 

Lunchtime Gatherings

  • Big Burn Best Book Cover
    Non Fiction Tales of the American West Series: The Big Burn
    Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Conference Room - Administration Wing
    The 1910 forest fire that was a catalyst for the need for a National Forest Service.
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    Native American Series: Empire of the Summer Moon
    Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Conference Room - Administration Wing
    Two astonishing stories. The first traces the rise and fall of the Comanches, the second is the epic saga of the pioneer woman Cynthia Ann Parker and her Comanche son.
  • Washington Black Book Jacket
    Literary Sojourn Author Study: Washington Black
    Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Conference Room - Administration Wing
    The year 1830 finds 12-year-old George enslaved on a sugar plantation in Barbados. His life changes dramatically when his master's younger scientific brother arrives.
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    Native American Series: Lakota Woman
    Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Conference Room - Administration Wing
    Raised on the Rosebud Reservation, Mary Crow Dog gave birth to a son during the 71-day siege of Wounded Knee in 1973. A courageous and searing autobiography.
  • Gun Love bookcover
    Literary Sojourn Author Study: Gun Love
    Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Conference Room - Administration Wing
    Jennifer Clement (Prays for the Stolen) tackles homelessness, America's love affair with guns, and the economic despair of folks living on the dark edge of society.
  • The Red Daughter by John Burnham Schwartz
    Literary Sojourn Author Study: The Red Daughter
    Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Conference Room - Administration Wing
    Running from her father's brutal legacy, Joseph Stalin's daughter defects to the United States during the turbulence of the 1960s.
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    Native American Series: Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher
    Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Conference Room - Administration Wing
    At once an incredible adventure narrative and a penetrating biographical portrait, an untold story behind Edward Curtis's iconic Native American photographs.
  • Killers of the Flower Moon
    Native American Series: Killers of the Flower Moon
    Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Conference Room - Administration Wing
    A true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history. Named a best book of the year by Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Smithsonian...
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    Native American Series: There, There
    Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Conference Room - Administration Wing
    Here is a voice we have never heard—a voice full of poetry and rage, exploding onto the page with stunning urgency and force. Tommy Orange writes of the urban Native American.

Evening Gatherings

  • Less Book Cover
    Book Discussion: Less
    Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
    Conference Room - Administration Wing
    A struggling novelist travels the world to avoid an awkward wedding in this hilarious Pulitzer Prize-winning novel full of "arresting lyricism and beauty" (The New York Times)
  • Killers of the Flower Moon
    Native American Series: Killers of the Flower Moon
    Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
    Conference Room - Administration Wing
    A true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history. Named a best book of the year by Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Smithsonian...
  • Gun Love bookcover
    Literary Sojourn Author Study: Gun Love
    Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
    Conference Room - Administration Wing
    Jennifer Clement (Prays for the Stolen) tackles homelessness, America's love affair with guns, and the economic despair of folks living on the dark edge of society.
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    Native American Series: There, There
    Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
    Conference Room - Administration Wing
    Here is a voice we have never heard—a voice full of poetry and rage, exploding onto the page with stunning urgency and force. Tommy Orange writes of the urban Native American.
  • The Red Daughter by John Burnham Schwartz
    Literary Sojourn Author Study: The Red Daughter
    Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
    Conference Room - Administration Wing
    Running from her father's brutal legacy, Joseph Stalin's daughter defects to the United States during the turbulence of the 1960s.
  • Washington Black Book Jacket
    Literary Sojourn Author Study: Washington Black
    Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
    Conference Room - Administration Wing
    The year 1830 finds 12-year-old George enslaved on a sugar plantation in Barbados. His life changes dramatically when his master's younger scientific brother arrives.
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    Native American Series: Empire of the Summer Moon
    Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
    Conference Room - Administration Wing
    Two astonishing stories. The first traces the rise and fall of the Comanches, the second is the epic saga of the pioneer woman Cynthia Ann Parker and her Comanche son.
  • Book Cover
    Native American Series: Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher
    Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
    Conference Room - Administration Wing
    At once an incredible adventure narrative and a penetrating biographical portrait, an untold story behind Edward Curtis's iconic Native American photographs.
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    Native American Series: Lakota Woman
    Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
    Conference Room - Administration Wing
    Raised on the Rosebud Reservation, Mary Crow Dog gave birth to a son during the 71-day siege of Wounded Knee in 1973. A courageous and searing autobiography.