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 at the library. Selections are listed below. Please contact Susan Million for more information 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 and selections are listed below.

Upcoming Selections for the Book to Big Screen Book Club

Date: Thursday, March 16th at 2pm

Title: A Dog’s Purpose

Author: W. Bruce Cameron

Date: Thursday, April 20th at 2pm

Title: The Shack

Author: William P. Young

Upcoming Selections for the Bottle of Wine Book Club

Date: Wednesday, February 22nd at 7pm

Title: News of the World

Author: Paulette Jiles

Date: Wednesday, March 22nd at 7pm

Title: The Language of Sisters

Author: Kathy Lamb

Date: Wednesday, April 26th at 7pm

Title: One Plus One

Author: Jojo Moyes

Upcoming Selections for the Friends Book Club

Date: Tuesday, March 7th at 10am

TitleThe Silent Wife

Author: A.S.A. Harrison

Leader: Anna Brita

Date: Tuesday, April 4th at 10am

Title: Still Alice

Author: Lisa Genova

Leader: Kathy

Date: Tuesday, May 2nd at 10am

TitleThe Last Midwife

Author: Sandra Dallas

Leader: Margaret

Upcoming Selections for the Glass of Wine Book Club

Date: Monday, February 27th at 7pm

Title: Being Mortal

Author: Atul Gawande

Leader: Eileen

Date: Monday, March 27th at 7pm

Title: The Master Butchers Singing Club

Author: Louise Erdrich

Leader: Kathy

Date: Monday, April 24th at 7pm

Title: A Man Called Ove

Author: Fredrik Backman

Leader: Elisa

Date: Monday, May 22nd at 7pm

Title: The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Se­cret Pris­on­er Ex­change Pro­gram and Amer­i­ca’s On­ly ­Fam­i­ly In­tern­men­t ­Cam­p ­Dur­ing World War II

Author: Jan Jarboe Russell

Leader: Margaret

Date: Monday, June 26th at 7pm

Title: Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II

Author: Vicki Croke

Leader: Liz

Date: Monday, July 31st at 7pm

Title: The Infatuations

Author: Javier Marias

Leader: Fred

Date: Monday, August 28th at 7pm

Title: The News: A User’s Manual

Author: Alain de Botton

Leader: Fred

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: Hillbilly Elegy

Author: J.D. Vance

Leader: Helen

Date: December TBD

Title: The Snow Child

Author: Eowyn Ivey

Leader: Kathy F.

Upcoming Selections for the Social Justice Book Club

Date: Thursday, March 2nd at 1pm

Title: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Author: Matthew Desmond

Date: Thursday, April 6th at 1pm

Title: Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion

Author: Paul Bloom

Date: Thursday, May 4th at 1pm

Title: America, We Need to Talk

Author: Joel Berg

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