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Book Clubs

Durham County Library hosts book clubs on a wide range of genres and topics. There’s sure to be something for everyone.

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Upcoming Book Clubs

Mystery Book Club

Monday, October 14, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:15pm

North Regional Library (North - Children's Programming Room)

The Mystery Book Club is discussing mysteries set in Australia this fall. We’ll discuss The Dry in October, Scrublands in November, and Crimson Lake in December.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Adult

African Writers Book Club

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 • 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.) (Southwest - Meeting Room - Full Room)

A discussion group for fiction and nonfiction written by authors from around the African continent.

Ages: Adult

Murder They Wrote - True Murder Stories

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

North Regional Library (North - Tutoring/Study Room #2)

Durham, North Carolina is the setting for October and November books.

Ages: Adult

Testers & Tasters Cookbook Club

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 • 12:30pm - 2:00pm

North Regional Library (North - Children's Programming Room)

Whether you're always browsing the cookbook aisle or just want to try something new in the kitchen, this fun and tasty program is for you!

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Fiction Book Club

Thursday, October 17, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:15pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.) (South - Adult Services Space)

Read a different novel each month. Titles to be selected by the group.

Ages: Adult

Registration required

Anime Book Club/Fan Club

Friday, October 18, 2019 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.) (South - Children's Programming Room)

Anime can be enjoyed in books as well as through film. If you enjoy both come join us!

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds

Graphic Book Club

Saturday, October 19, 2019 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.) (Southwest - Children's Programming Room)

Enjoy comic books or graphic novels? Join us for the monthly meeting of Durham County Library's Graphic Book Club.

Ages: Teen, Senior Citizen, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Adult

Registration required

4th and 5th Book Club

Saturday, October 19, 2019 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.) (South - Tutoring/Study Room #1)

We are reading "The Report Card" by Andrew Clements

Ages: Elementary School

Registration required

Non-Fiction Book Club

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.) (South - Adult Services Space)

Monthly meeting of Non Fiction Book Club.

Ages: Adult

North Book Club (rescheduled)

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 • 10:00am - 11:00am

New date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm

North Regional Library

Calling all fiction lovers! Join us one Wednesday each month for fun and lively discussions.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Pardon My Youth Book Club

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.)

You're never too old to read YA!

Ages: Senior Citizen, High School, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Adult

Registration required

Harry Potter Club - Muggle Studies

Monday, October 28, 2019 • 4:30pm - 5:15pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.) (Southwest - Children's Programming Room)

This month: Muggle Studies! Did you know muggles have all sorts of strange candy? Come investigate these treats! Registration required.

Ages: Elementary School

Registration required

Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club - Halloween edition!!

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.) (South - Adult Services Space)

A book club focusing on science fiction, fantasy, and horror literature. October's horror novel is Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff.

Ages: Teen, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Adult

Registration required

North Book Club

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm

North Regional Library (North - Children's Programming Room)

Calling all fiction lovers! Join us one Wednesday each month for fun and lively discussions.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Anime Book Club/Fan Club

Friday, November 01, 2019 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.) (South - Children's Programming Room)

Anime can be enjoyed in books as well as through film. If you enjoy both come join us!

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds

Neurodiversity Book Club

Monday, November 04, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.) (South - Children's Programming Room)

Come participate in a progressive discussion focused on topics concerning neurodiversity, societal inclusion, and autistic empowerment.

Ages: Adult

Registration required

Romance Lovers Book Club

Thursday, November 07, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.) (Southwest - Children's Programming Room)

Come talk about your favorite books with fellow romance readers! For a list of our upcoming books, check out our meetup page at http://www.meetup.com/Romance-Lovers-Book-Club/.

Ages: Adult

40 & Over DCoL Book Club

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

East Regional Library (East - Tutoring/Study Room #2)

Come and join mature, lively discussion about the chosen book of the month. New members welcomed. Book to be discussed: "Born A Crime" by Trevor Noah.

Ages: Adult

Mystery Book Club

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

North Regional Library (North - Children's Programming Room)

The Mystery Book Club is discussing mysteries set in Australia this fall. We’ll discuss The Dry in October, Scrublands in November, and Crimson Lake in December.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Adult

The Daytime Bookclub

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 • 11:00am - 12:30pm

East Regional Library (East - Tutoring/Study Room #1)

We gather at East Regional Library on the second Wednesday of the month, 11:00 until 12:30. We like donuts.

Ages: Adult

Testers & Tasters Cookbook Club

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 • 12:00pm - 2:30pm

North Regional Library (North - Children's Programming Room)

Whether you're always browsing the cookbook aisle or just want to try something new in the kitchen, this fun and tasty program is for you!

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Kindergarten/1st Grade Book Club

Thursday, November 14, 2019 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.) (South - Children's Programming Room)

Come and join Mr. Joel for fun activities and a book discussion. Children will read the same book together and talk about.. Craft activity is included as well as a refreshing treat.

Ages: Kindergarten, Elementary School

Registration required

Sub-Genre-O-Rama Book Club

Thursday, November 14, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.) (Southwest - Children's Programming Room)

Adventurous readers unite!

Ages: Adult

Anime Book Club/Fan Club

Friday, November 15, 2019 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.) (South - Children's Programming Room)

Anime can be enjoyed in books as well as through film. If you enjoy both come join us!

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds

African Writers Book Club

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 • 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.) (Southwest - Meeting Room - Full Room)

A discussion group for fiction and nonfiction written by authors from around the African continent.

Ages: Adult

Murder They Wrote - True Murder Stories

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

North Regional Library (North - Tutoring/Study Room #2)

Durham, North Carolina is the setting for October and November books.

Ages: Adult

North Book Club

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 • 10:00am - 11:00am

North Regional Library (North - Children's Programming Room)

Calling all fiction lovers! Join us one Wednesday each month for fun and lively discussions.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Fiction Book Club

Thursday, November 21, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:15pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.) (South - Adult Services Space)

Read a different novel each month. Titles to be selected by the group.

Ages: Adult

Registration required

Harry Potter Club

Monday, November 25, 2019 • 4:30pm - 5:15pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.) (Southwest - Children's Programming Room)

Join Miss Julia and discuss a Hogwarts subject and do a magical craft or activity! Registration of each participant is required!

Ages: Elementary School

Registration required

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