Book Clubs

The library sponsors multiple book clubs and new members are always welcome in all clubs! Please see details below for book club selections and instructions on how to join each program.

BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) Talk

This club meets online every Friday at 2pm. Join a staff member for a drop in casual group chat about what you’re currently reading, want to read, or just your favorite books! Please sign up for this group using the Zoom registration.

Classics Book Club

This club meets the third Friday of each month at 10:30am in the library and on Zoom. Please email Margaret Berggren at [email protected] for more information and the unique Zoom link.

See Classics Book Club Selections

Date: Friday, June 21st at 10:30am

Book: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll


Date: Friday, July 19th at 10:30am

Book: Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck


Date: Friday, August 16th at 10:30am

Book: Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow


Date: Friday, September 20th at 10:30am

Book: The Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison


Date: Friday, October 18th at 10:30am

Book: The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper


Date: Friday, November 15th at 10:30am

Book: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee


Date: Friday, December 20th at 10:30am

Book: Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens


Date: Friday, January 17th at 10:30am

Book: Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne


Date: Friday, February 21st at 10:30am

Book: The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde


Date: Friday, March 21st at 10:30am

Book: The Sea-Wolf by Jack London


Date: Friday, April 18th at 10:30am

Book: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey


Date: Friday, May 16th at 10:30am

Book: The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

 

Friends Book Club

This club meets the first Tuesday of each month at 10am in the library and on Zoom. Please email Margaret Berggren at [email protected] for more information and the unique Zoom link.

See Friends Book Club Selections

Date: Tuesday, July 2nd at 10am

Book: Tom Lake by Ann Patchett


Date: Tuesday, August 6th at 10am

Book: Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz


Date: Tuesday, September 3rd at 10am

Book: The Women by Kristin Hannah


Date: Tuesday, October 1st at 10am

Book: Cradles of the Reich by Jennifer Coburn


Date: Tuesday, November 5th at 10am

Book: Half Broke Horses by Jeanette Walls


Date: Tuesday, December 3rd

Join the Friends Book Club for a casual lunch out!


Date: Tuesday, January 7th at 10am

Book: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah


Date: Tuesday, February 4th at 10am

Book: James by Percival Everett


Date: Tuesday, March 4th at 10am

Book: How Perfect Is That by Sarah Bird


Date: Tuesday, April 1st at 10am

Book: The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman


Date: Tuesday, May 6th at 10am

Book: Good Night, Irene by Luis Alberto Urrea


Date: Tuesday, June 3rd at 10am

Book: Family Family by Laurie Frankel


Date: Tuesday, July 1st at 10am

Book: Go as a River by Shelley Read


Date: Tuesday, August 5th at 10am

Book: The Last Gangster in Austin by Jesse Sublett

 

Glass of Wine Book Club

This club usually meets the last Monday of the month at 7pm in the library and on Zoom. Please email club leader Sandra at [email protected] for more information and the unique Zoom link.

See Glass of Wine Book Club Selections

Date: Monday, June 24th at 7pm

Book: Lady Tan’s Circle of Women by Lisa See


Date: Monday, July 29th at 7pm

Book: Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus


Date: Monday, August 26th at 7pm

Book: Fools and Mortals by Bernard Cornwell


Date: Monday, September 30th at 7pm

Book: Hang the Moon by Jeanette Walls


Date: Monday, October 28th at 7pm

Book: Hurt: The Inspiring, Untold Story of Trauma Care by Catherine Musemeche


Date: Monday, November 18th at 7pm

Book: The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro


Date: Monday, December 30th at 7pm

Book: Horse by Geraldine Brooks

 

Silent Book Club at Hops & Thyme

This club meets the first Wednesday of every month from 5pm to 7pm  at Hops & Thyme (2125 Lohmans Crossing #400, Lakeway, 78734). Silent Book Club is a global community of readers and introverts whose members gather in public to read together in quiet camaraderie. At Silent Book Club, there’s no assigned reading. All readers are welcome—eBooks, audiobooks, textbooks, comic books, etc. Please email Mariah for more information.

Social Justice Book Club

This club usually meets the first Thursday of the month at 1pm in the library and on Zoom. Please email Morgan McMillian at [email protected] for more information and the unique Zoom link.

See Social Justice Book Club Selections

Texas My Texas Book Club

This club usually meets the second Monday of the month at 7pm in the library and on Zoom. Please email Elizabeth Walden at [email protected] for more information and the unique Zoom link.

See Texas My Texas Book Club Selections

Date: Monday, July 8th at 7pm

Book: The Six by Loren Grush

Leader: Chris F.


Date: Monday, August 12th at 7pm

Book: The Last Karankawas by Kimberly Garza

Leader: Kathy B.


Date: Monday, September 9th at 7pm

Book: Marfa for the Perplexed by Lonn Taylor

Leader: Karen B.


Date: Monday, October 14th at 7pm

Book: Hands to the Spindle by Paula Mitchell Marks

Leader: Amanda W.


Date: Monday, November 11th at 7pm

Book: The Passenger by Cormac McCarthy

Leader: Elizabeth W.


Date: Monday, December 9th at 7pm

Book: Death of a Healing Woman by Allana Martin

Leader: Becky R.

 

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21
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