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.
After Hours Book Club
Last Tuesday, 7 pm
Contact Kathi at firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
- September 28: Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar
- October 26: Edgar Allen Poe stories and Poe, (“Tell-Tale Heart”, “Masque of the Red Death”, and “The Raven” available online or in many Poe collections)
- November 30: The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
- December 28: Entangled Life by Merlin Sheldrake
- January 25: A Woman of No Importance by Sonia Purnell
- February 22: Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs by Caitlin Doughty
Classics Book Club
First Thursday, 7 pm
The Classics Book Club will be meeting in person at the Library Bar and Grill unless another venue is chosen. For any questions email email@example.com.
This book club will be reading classic literature, focusing on author’s more popular works and their lesser known novels.
- December 2: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
- January 6: The Beautiful and the Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Murder Club: A True Crime Book Club
Second Thursday, 7 pm
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 @ firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
- December 9th: John Wayne Gacy: Defending a Monster by Sam L Amirante
- January 13th: The Last Pirate of New York: A Ghost Ship, a Killer, and the Birth of a Gangster Nation by Rich Cohen
- 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
Mostly Cozy Mystery Book Club
First Monday, 2 pm
Cozy Mystery Club meets in the Large Meeting Room at the library. Please contact cozymysteryalbanycounty@gmail.
A book club for those who like their mysteries light on sex and violence, and particularly enjoy amateur sleuths!
- September 13th: A Test of Wills by Charles Todd
- October 4th: Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder by Joanne Fluke
- November 8th: Gallows View by Peter Robinson
- December 6th: Death on Demand by Carolyn G. Hart
Poets & Poetry
Third Thursday, 7 pm
Poets & Poetry meets upstairs at The Library Restaurant, 201 E Custer St.
A low-stress poetry club for anyone with an interest in the craft, first-timers and verse veterans alike!
- November 18th: “Leaves of Grass” (1855 Edition) by Walt Whitman
Future books will be chosen by club members at the end of each meeting.
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