Book Clubs @ Your Library

If you love to read, learn about some of the book club offerings at your Abilene Public Library.

ADVENTUROUS BOOK CLUB (ON HIATUS)

South Branch Library
4310 Buffalo Gap Rd.
Leader: Insperation Sanchez

This book club is geared for adults who wish to read books that are a bit off the beaten path and gets you out of your comfort zone, in a good way. At each session we meetup at a different local spot in town, so bring some cash if you wish to make food or drink purchases.

BROWN BAG BOOK CLUB (COMING IN APRIL)


COVER-TO-COVER BOOK CLUB

Main Library
202 Cedar St.
Leader: Amy Watterman

Join the library’s monthly book club discussion group for avid adult readers in the community. We meet on the third Thursday evenings of each month to discuss bestsellers, fiction, biographies, nonfiction, classics, and more. Join us at our next session.

Book Cover - What Alice Forgot

"What Alice Forgot" by: Liane Moriarty

February 20, 2020 at 6:00PM

Summary: Alice Love is 29, crazy about her husband, and pregnant with her first child. So imagine her surprise when she comes to on the floor of a gym and is whisked off to the hospital to find out that she’s getting divorced, has three kids, and is actually 39. Now Alice must reconstruct a lost decade - and try to reconstruct her life. Ultimately, she must discover if forgetting is a blessing and if it’s possible to start over.

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Book Cover - Animal, Vegetable, Mineral

"Animal, Vegetable, Miracle" by: Barbara Kingsolver

March 19, 2020 at 6:00PM

Summary: Barbara Kingsolver and her family sweep readers along on their journey away from the industrial-food pipeline to a rural life in which they vow to buy only food raised in their own neighborhood, grow it themselves, or learn to live without it.  Their good-humored search yields surprising discoveries about turkey sex life and overly zealous zucchini plants, en route to a food culture that’s better for the neighborhood and also better on the table.

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Book Cover - The Bookshop on the Corner

"The Bookshop on the Corner" by: Jenny Colgan

April 16, 2020 at 6:00PM

Summary: Nina Redmond is a literary matchmaker. Pairing a reader with that perfect book is her passion...and also her job. Or at least it was. Until yesterday, she was a librarian in the hectic city.

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ONLINE BOOK CLUB @ YOUR LIBRARY

Online Book Clubs

If you’re pressed for time and want to get portions of books via your email, this club is for you. Register for free with a valid email address and then start receiving chapters of popular titles across genres you select. Only join the genres you’re interested in and start receiving excerpts each day.

Join your library’s Online Book Club.