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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

Graphic Book Club

Saturday, August 24, 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, Adult

Registration required

Harry Potter Club - Potions!

Monday, August 26, 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! This month: we'll talk about how to bottle fame, & brew glory as we talk potions.

Ages: Elementary School

Registration required

Non-Fiction Book Club

Tuesday, August 27, 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

Wednesday, August 28, 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, August 28, 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

Fiction Book Club

Thursday, August 29, 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

Romance Lovers Book Club

Thursday, September 05, 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

Anime Book Club/Fan Club

Friday, September 06, 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

Mystery Book Club

Monday, September 09, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

The Mystery Book Club is discussing Edgar nominees for best debut novel this quarter. We’ll discuss Bearskin in July, A Knife in the Fog in August, and The Last Equation of Isaac Severy in September.

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

Neurodiversity Book Club

Monday, September 09, 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

Day Time Book Club (rescheduled)

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 • 11:00am - 12:30pm

New date: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 • 11:00am - 12:30pm

East Regional Library

A friendly gathering of book lovers who prefer to meet during the light of day.

Ages: Adult

40 & Over DCL Book Club

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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

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

Day Time Book Club

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

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

A friendly gathering of book lovers who prefer to meet during the light of day.

Ages: Adult

Sub-Genre-O-Rama Book Club

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

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

Adventurous readers unite!

Ages: Adult

4th and 5th Grade Book Club

Saturday, September 14, 2019 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

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

Come join the "4th and 5th Grade Book Warriors Club" "We are reading "Lunch Money" by: Andrew Clements

Ages: Elementary School

Registration required

Teen Book Club - with Pizza!

Monday, September 16, 2019 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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

We're starting a new Teen Book Club! Join Teen Librarian, Archie Burke, to discuss possible titles to read. Snacks will be provided.

Ages: Teen

African Writers Book Club

Tuesday, September 17, 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

Testers & Tasters Cookbook Club

Wednesday, September 18, 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

Registration required

Fiction Book Club

Thursday, September 19, 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, September 20, 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, September 21, 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

Non-Fiction Book Club

Tuesday, September 24, 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

Wednesday, September 25, 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, September 25, 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

Speculative Fiction Book Club

Thursday, September 26, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.)

A book club focusing on science fiction, fantasy, and horror literature. September's book is The Dispossessed, by Ursula K. Le Guin.

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

Registration required

Harry Potter Club

Monday, September 30, 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!

Ages: Elementary School

Registration required

Romance Lovers Book Club

Thursday, October 03, 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

Anime Book Club/Fan Club

Friday, October 04, 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, October 07, 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

40 & Over DCoL Book Club

Tuesday, October 08, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

East Regional Library

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

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