Book Clubs

The library sponsors six 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 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 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.

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, May 18th at 2pm

Title: The Dinner

Author: Herman Koch


Date: Thursday, June 15th at 2pm

Title: The Circle

Author: Dave Eggers



Upcoming Selections for the Bottle of Wine Book Club

Date: Wednesday, April 26th at 7pm

Title: To Capture What We Cannot Keep

Author: Beatrice Colin


Date: Wednesday, May 24th at 7pm

Title: The Snow Child

Author: Eowyn Ivey


Date: Wednesday, June 28th at 7pm

Title: The Midnight Assassin: Panic, Scandal, and the Hunt for America’s First Serial Killer

Author: Skip Hollandsworth


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, November 22nd at 7pm

Title: A Redbird Christmas

Author: Fannie Flagg



Upcoming Selections for the Friends Book Club

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, 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, May 4th at 1pm

Title: What is the What

Author: Dave Eggers


Date: Thursday, June 1st at 1pm

Title: May Cause Love

Author: Kassi Underwood


Date: Thursday, July 6th at 1pm

Title: March: Volume One

Author: John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell



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: 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: American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History

Author: Chris Kyle

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