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 2pm 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 Elizabeth Walden at ewalden1@gmail.com for more information about the group.



Upcoming Selections for the Book to Big Screen Book Club

Date: Thursday, October 19th at 2pm

Title: Murder on the Orient Express

Author: Agatha Christie


Date: Thursday, November 16th at 2pm

Title: The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

Author: Jonas Jonasson

** Please note that there will be no Book to Big Screen Book Club meeting in December. **



Upcoming Selections for the Bottle of Wine Book Club

Date: Wednesday, October 25th at 7pm

Title: One Plus One

Author: Jojo Moyes


Date: Wednesday, December 6th at 7pm

Title: Pomegranate Soup

Author: Marsha Mehran

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


Date: Wednesday, January 24th at 7pm

Title: The Secret Life of Violet Grant

Author: Beatriz Williams


Date: Wednesday, February 28th at 7pm

Title: The Rosie Project

Author: Graeme Simsion


Date: Wednesday, March 28th at 7pm

Title: Hillbilly Elegy

Author: J.D. Vance


Date: Wednesday, April 25th at 7pm

Title: Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind

Author: Ann B. Rice


Date: Wednesday, May 23rd at 7pm

Title: Infidel

Author: Ayaan Hirsi Ali



Upcoming Selections for the Friends Book Club

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, 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: Monday, December 4th at 7pm

Title: The Snow Child

Author: Eowyn Ivey

Leader: Kathy F.

** Please note that the December meeting will take place at a member’s home, not the library. **



Upcoming Selections for the Social Justice Book Club

Date: Thursday, November 2nd at 2pm

Title: Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America

Author: Michael Eric Dyson


Date: Thursday, December 7th at 2pm

Title: What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets

Author: Michael Sandel



Upcoming Selections for the Texas My Texas Book Club

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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