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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, December 09, 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

40 & Over DCoL Book Club

Tuesday, December 10, 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: "Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi.

Ages: Adult

The Daytime Bookclub

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

East Regional Library (East - Meeting Room - Right Side)

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, December 11, 2019 • 12:30pm - 2:00pm

North Regional Library (North - Meeting Room - Full 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

Sub-Genre-O-Rama Book Club

Thursday, December 12, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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

Adventurous readers unite!

Ages: Adult

African Writers Book Club (canceled)

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 • 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

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

Ages: Adult

Murder They Wrote - True Murder Stories

Tuesday, December 17, 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, December 18, 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

Pardon My Youth Book Club

Wednesday, December 18, 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

Kindergarten/1st Grade Book Club

Thursday, December 19, 2019 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm

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

Come and join Mr. Joel as we read the book together and then have an interesting and lively discussion. A craft activity, games and snacks are always part of the fun!

Ages: Kindergarten, Elementary School

Registration required

Sci-fi/Fantasy Book Club

Monday, December 23, 2019 • 6:15pm - 8:30pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.)

A book club for fans of science fiction, fantasy and horror literature. This month's book is Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor. If you have any questions or suggestions, email lcoffey@dconc.gov!

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

Registration required

Romance Lovers Book (rescheduled)

Thursday, January 02, 2020 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

New date: Thursday, January 09, 2020 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Come talk about your favorite books with fellow romance readers!

Ages: Adult

Daytime Book Club

Wednesday, January 08, 2020 • 11:00am - 12:30pm

East Regional Library (East - Meeting Room - Right Side)

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

Ages: Adult

Sub-Genre-O-Rama Book Club

Thursday, January 09, 2020 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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

Adventurous readers unite!

Ages: Adult

Romance Lovers Book

Thursday, January 09, 2020 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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

Come talk about your favorite books with fellow romance readers!

Ages: Adult

Mystery Book Club

Monday, January 13, 2020 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

The Mystery Book Club is reading Unconventional Mysteries: The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle in January, Where’d You Go Bernadette? in February, and The Yiddish Policeman’s Union in March.

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

40 & Over DCoL Book Club

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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:

Ages: Adult

Testers & Tasters Cookbook Club

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 • 12:30pm - 2:00pm

North Regional Library (North - Meeting Room - Full 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, January 16, 2020 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm

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

Come and join Mr. Joel as we read the book together and then have an interesting and lively discussion. A craft activity, games and snacks are always part of the fun!

Ages: Kindergarten, Elementary School

Registration required

African Writers Book Club

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 • 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

Fiction Book Club

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 • 7:00pm - 8:15pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.)

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

Ages: Adult

Registration required

North Book Club

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 • 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

Pardon My Youth Book Club

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.)

You're never too old to read Young Adult Fiction!

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

Registration required

Harry Potter Club

Monday, January 27, 2020 • 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

Non Fiction Book Club

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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

Meeting of Non Fiction Book Club

Ages: Adult

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