ACPL is changing how we run book clubs in this time of social distancing. Contact the library or your book club leader for more information.
Copies of the book club books for checkout are generally available at the circulation desk. Contact the library for more information or to check on the availability of titles.
Indigenous Words: A Book Club and Creative Writing Series
First Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.
Storytelling is an important cultural element in many Indigenous communities which has expanded to encompass all kinds of tellings. In this series, we will explore 3 different works of fiction by Indigenous writers and use each book to explore different worldviews and identities.
Each discussion will be moderated by a creative writing student and will include generative writing prompts, sharing, and discussion.
First Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm in the Large Meeting Room. You can also join on zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82973724194
Books are available on a first-come-first-serve basis at the Albany County Public Library and Coe Library. Books are available as e-books or e-audiobooks on Libby.
Refreshments will be provided.
- March 1: There There by Tommy Orange
- April 5: Sabrina and Corina by Kali Fajardo-Anstine
- May 3: The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones
After Hours Book Club
Last Tuesday, 7:00 p.m.
Contact Kathi at email@example.com for questions or if you would like to join us.
A fun, low-commitment book club, where good company is just as important as good books! Books are chosen by the members, so genres vary.
- March 29: The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
- April 26: Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie
- May 31: Long Way Down (Graphic Novel or Novel) by Jason Reynolds
- June 28: How to Build a Dinosaur by James Gorman and Jack Horner
- July 26: Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve
Classics Book Club
First Thursday, 7:00 p.m.
The Classics Book Club will be meeting in person or through Zoom. For any questions email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This book club will be reading classic literature, focusing on author’s more popular works and their lesser known novels.
- March 3: Orlando by Virginia Woolf
- April 7: Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin
- May 5: Go Tell it on the Mountain by James Baldwin
Murder Club: A True Crime Book Club
Second Thursday, 7:00 p.m.
Murder Club is meeting in person, and social distanced in the library meeting room. For more information or if you would like to join us email Bailey @ email@example.com
A book club for fans of Serial, My Favorite Murder, and Forensic Files – each month we’ll delve into infamous murders, serial killers, and other true crime topics.
- February 10th Race Against Time: A Reporter Reopens the Unsolved Murder Cases of the Civil Rights Era by Jerry Mitchell
- March 11th Death in the city of light : the serial killer of Nazi-occupied Paris by David King
- April 14th On the Farm: Robert William Pickton and the Tragic Story of Vancouver’s missing women by Stevie Cameron
- May 12th Casino: Love and Honor in Las Vegas by Nicholas Pileggi
- June 9th If You Tell: a True Story of Murder, Family Secrets, and the Unbreakable Bond of Sisterhood by Gregg Olsen
- July 14th The Arkansas Hitchhike Killer: James Waybern “Red” Hall by Janie Nesbitt Jones **Janie Nesbitt Jones will be joining our meeting remotely!**
- August 11th Trailed: One Woman’s Quest to Solve the Shenandoah Murders by Katheryn Miles ** Katheryn Miles will be joining our meeting remotely!**
Mostly Cozy Mystery Book Club
First Monday, 2:00 p.m.
Cozy Mystery Club meets in the Large Meeting Room at the library. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or would like to join.
A book club for those who like their mysteries light on sex and violence, and particularly enjoy amateur sleuths!
- March 7th: Aunt Dimity’s Death (Aunt Dimity #1) by Nancy Atherton
April 4th: The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
May 2nd: Murder on Astor Place by Victoria Thompson
June 6th: The Vanished Bride by Bella Ellis
Centennial Unfinished Book Club
Centennial Library, 27 2nd St. Centennial, WY
A casual gathering of book lovers to discuss books that cover a variety of topics. Future dates and times are decided at each meeting.
For more information or if you would like to join email Deb at email@example.com