Book Clubs

The library sponsors five adult book clubs and a mother/daughter book club. New members are always welcome in all clubs!

The Book to Big Screen Book Club meets the third Thursday of each month at 2pm in the library. This group reads books that will be hitting the big screen soon. Selections are listed below. For more information about the group, please contact Library Director Morgan McMillian at

The Bottle of Wine Book Club usually meets the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7pm. Selections are listed below. Please contact Mary Betty Douglas for more information and location details at

The Friends Book Club meets the first Tuesday of each month at 10am at the library. Selections are listed below. For more information about the group, please contact Margaret Berggren at

The Glass of Wine Book Club usually meets the last Monday of the month at 7pm. Selections are listed below. Contact Helen Kott at (512) 382-1227 for more information about the group and meeting location.

The Mother-Daughter Book Club is offered for 2nd through 5th grade girls and their mothers. See Children’s Programs for more information or call (512) 263-2885.

The Social Justice Book Club meets the first Thursday of the month at 1pm at the library. The first meeting will take place on October 6th. Selections are listed below.

Upcoming Selections for the Book to Big Screen Book Club

Date: October 20

Title: Miracles from Heaven

Author: Christy Beam

Date: November 17

Title: The Dressmaker

Author: Rosalie Ham

Upcoming Selections for the Bottle of Wine Book Club

Date: September 28

Title: When Breath Becomes Air

Author: Paul Kalanithi

Date: October 26

Title: Nobody’s Fool

Author: Richard Russo

Date: November/December

Title: The Sharper Your Knife, The Less You Cry

Author: Kathleen Flinn

Upcoming Selections for the Friends Book Club

Date: October 4

Title: The Christmas Train

Author: David Baldacci

Leader: Nancy

Date: November 1

Title: Time Enough for the Henchman

Author: Tom Raleigh

Leader: Tom Raleigh

Date: December 6


Date: January 3

Title: Being Mortal

Author: Atul Gawande

Leader: Trudy

Date: February 7

TitleEmpire of the Summer Moon

Author: S.C. Gwynne

Leader: Caroline

Date: March 7

TitleThe Silent Wife

Author: A.S.A. Harrison

Leader: Anna Brita

Date: April 4

Title: Still Alice

Author: Lisa Genova

Leader: Kathy

Date: May 2

TitleThe Last Midwife

Author: Sandra Dallas

Leader: Margaret

Upcoming Selections for the Glass of Wine Book Club

Date: October 24                                                              

Title: The End of Summer

Author: Irving Munro

Date: November 28

TitleThe Muralist

Author: B.A. Shapiro

Date: December

TitleA Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens

Upcoming Selections for the Social Justice Book Club

Date: October 6

Title: Sold

Author: Patricia McCormick

Date: November 3

Title: Half the Sky

Author: Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

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