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



Upcoming Selections for the Book to Big Screen Book Club

Date: Thursday, February 15th at 2pm

Title: Wonder

Author: R.J. Palacio


Date: Thursday, March 15th at 2pm

Title: All the Money in the World (previously published as Painfully Rich)

Author: John Pearson



Upcoming Selections for the Bottle of Wine Book Club

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


Date: Wednesday, June 27th at 7pm

Title: The Woman in Cabin 10

Author: Ruth Ware



Upcoming Selections for the Friends Book Club

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, January 29th at 7pm

Title: City of Veils

Author: Zoe Ferraris


Date: Monday, February 26th at 7pm

Title: Victoria and Abdul

Author: Shrabani Basu


Date: Monday, March 26th at 7pm

Title: Following Atticus: Forty-Eight Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship 

Author: Tom Ryan


Date: Monday, April 30th at 7pm

Title: The Heart

Author: Maylis de Kerangal


Date: Monday, May 28th at 7pm

Title: The Remains of the Day

Author: Kazuo Ishiguro


Date: Monday, June 25th at 7pm

Title: Killers of the Flower Moon 

Author: David Grann


Date: Monday, July 30th at 7pm

Title: The Shoemaker’s Wife

Author: Adriana Trigiani


Date: Monday, August 27th at 7pm

Title: Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy:  Four Women Undercover in the Civil War 

Author: Karen Abbott


Date: Monday, September 24th at 7pm

Title: Girl Waits with Gun

Author: Amy Stewart


Date: Monday, October 29th at 7pm

Title: Gonzales and Daughter Trucking Co. 

Author: Maria Amparo Escandon


Date: Monday, November 26th at 7pm

Title: Let Me Tell You What I’ve Learned: Texas Wisewomen Speak

Author: P.J. Pierce


Date: December

Title: Bluebird, Bluebird

Author: Attica Locke



Upcoming Selections for the Social Justice Book Club

Date: Thursday, February 1st at 1pm

Title: It Can’t Happen Here

Author: Sinclair Lewis


Date: Thursday, March 1st at 1pm

Title: An American Sickness

Author: Elisabeth Rosenthal


Date: Thursday, April 5th at 1pm

Title: The Big Sort

Author: Bill Bishop


Date: Thursday, May 3rd at 1pm

Title: Cutting School

Author: Noliwe Rooks



Upcoming Selections for the Texas My Texas Book Club

Date: Monday, February 12th at 7pm

Title: Promised Lands: A Novel of the Texas Rebellion

Author: Elizabeth Crook


Date: Monday, March 12th at 7pm

Title: Stormy Weather

Author: Paulette Jiles


Date: Monday, April 9th at 7pm

Title: Isaac’s Storm

Author: Erik Larson


Date: Monday, May 14th at 7pm

Title: Twelve Mighty Orphans: The Inspiring True Story of the Mighty Mites Who Ruled Texas Football

Author: Jim Dent


Date: Monday, June 11th at 7pm

Title: A Wasp in the Fig Tree

Author: Mary Bryan Stafford


Date: Monday, July 9th at 7pm

Title: Goodbye to a River

Author: John Graves


Date: Monday, August 13th at 7pm

Title: Beneath the Window: Early Ranch Life in the Big Bend Country

Author: Patricia Wilson Clothier


Date: Monday, September 10th at 7pm

Title: Ten Dollars to Hate: The Texas Man Who Fought the Klan

Author: Patricia Bernstein


Date: Monday, October 8th at 7pm

Title: Buck Fever

Author: Ben Rehder


Date: Monday, November 12th at 7pm

Title: Unflinching Courage: Pioneering Women Who Shaped Texas

Author: Kay Hutchison


Date: Monday, December 10th at 7pm

Title: Texas Boomtowns: A History of Blood and Oil

Author: Bartee Haile



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