Book Clubs

The library sponsors six book clubs and 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 librarian@laketravislibrary.org.

The Bottle of Wine Book Club usually meets the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7pm at the library. Selections are listed below. Please contact Susan Million for more information at smillion1@gmail.com.

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 margaret.berggren@gmail.com.

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 Social Justice Book Club meets the first Thursday of the month at 1pm at the library and selections are listed below.

Texas My Texas Book Club meets the second Monday of the month at 7pm at the library and selections are listed below. Contact Fred Woeber at fredwoeber@msn.com for more information about the group.



Upcoming Selections for the Book to Big Screen Book Club

Date: Thursday, July 20th at 2pm

Title: The Glass Castle

Author: Jeannette Walls


Date: Thursday, August 17th at 2pm

Title: My Cousin Rachel

Author: Daphne du Maurier



Upcoming Selections for the Bottle of Wine Book Club

Date: Wednesday, July 26th at 7pm

Title: The Paris Architect

Author: Charles Belfoure


Date: Wednesday, August 23rd at 7pm

Title: The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness at the Fair that Changed America

Author: Erik Larson


Date: Wednesday, September 27th at 7pm

Title: The Invention of Wings

Author: Sue Monk Kidd


Date: Wednesday, October 25th at 7pm

Title: One Plus One

Author: Jojo Moyes


Date: Wednesday, December 6th at 7pm

Title: A Redbird Christmas

Author: Fannie Flagg

Please note that the December meeting will be held at a member’s home, not the library.



Upcoming Selections for the Friends Book Club

Date: Tuesday, September 5th at 10am

Title: The Girl Who Came Home: A Novel of the Titanic

Author: Hazel Gaynor

Leader: Lynn


Date: Tuesday, October 3rd at 10am

Title: Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter

Author: Kate Clifford Larson

Leader: Margaret


Date: Tuesday, November 7th at 10am

Title: Mademoiselle Chanel: A Novel

Author: C.W. Gortner

Leader: Consuelo


Date: Tuesday, December 5th

Lunch Out


Date: Tuesday, January 2nd at 10am

Title: The Quilt that Walked to Golden

Author: Sandra Dallas and Nanette Simonds

Leader: Trudy


Date: Tuesday, February 6th at 10am

Title: A Man Called Ove

Author: Fredrik Backman

Leader: Kathy Brown


Date: Tuesday, March 6th at 10am

Title: Faith Bass Darling’s Last Garage Sale

Author: Lynda Rutledge

Leader: Julie


Date: Tuesday, April 3rd at 10am

Title: Emily & Einstein

Author: Linda Francis Lee

Leader: TBD


Date: Tuesday, May 1st at 10am

Title: The Pilot’s Wife

Author: Anita Shreve

Leader: TBD



Upcoming Selections for the Glass of Wine Book Club

Date: Monday, July 31st at 7pm

Title: The Infatuations

Author: Javier Marias

Leader: Fred


Date: Monday, August 28th at 7pm

Title: Hillbilly Elegy

Author: J. D. Vance

Leader: Ann R.


Date: Monday, September 25th at 7pm

Title: The Nightingale

Author: Kristin Hannah

Leader: Eileen


Date: Monday, October 30th at 7pm

Title: The Worst Hard Time

Author: Timothy Egan

Leader: Elizabeth


Date: Monday, November 27th at 7pm

Title: The News: A User’s Manual

Author: Alain de Botton

Leader: Fred


Date: December TBD

Title: The Snow Child

Author: Eowyn Ivey

Leader: Kathy F.



Upcoming Selections for the Social Justice Book Club

Date: Thursday, August 3rd at 1pm

Title: Welcome Homeless

Author: Alan Graham


Date: Thursday, September 7th at 1pm

Title: Doing Good Better: How Effective Altruism Can Help You Help Others, Do Work that Matters, and Make Smarter Choices about Giving Back

Author: William MacAskill



Upcoming Selections for the Texas My Texas Book Club

Date: Monday, September 11th at 7pm

Title: Stein House

Author: Myra Hargrave McIlvain


Date: Monday, October 9th at 7pm

Title: The Captured: A True Story of Abduction by Indians on the Western Frontier

Author: Scott Zesch


Date: Monday, November 13th at 7pm

Title: The Pecan: A History of America’s Native Nut

Author: James McWilliams


Date: Monday, December 11th at 7pm

Title: The Time It Never Rained

Author: Elmer Kelton

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