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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

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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

A book club for fans of science fiction, fantasy and horror literature. This month's book is B*tch Planet (volumes 1 & 2) by Kelly Sue DeConnick.

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

Registration required

Non Fiction Book Club

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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

Meeting of Non Fiction Book Club

Ages: Adult

North Book Club

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 • 10:00am - 11:00am

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

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, February 26, 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

Romance Lovers Book

Thursday, March 05, 2020 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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

Come talk about your favorite books with fellow romance readers!

Ages: Adult

Mystery Book Club

Monday, March 09, 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, March 10, 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: "The Quiet American" by Graham Greene.

Ages: Adult

Daytime Book Club

Wednesday, March 11, 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, March 12, 2020 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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

Adventurous readers unite!

Ages: Adult

African Writers Book Club

Tuesday, March 17, 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, March 17, 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

Fiction Book Club

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 • 7:00pm - 8:15pm

Off Site (South - Adult Services Space)

Read and discuss a different novel each month. Titles will be selected by the group.

Ages: Adult

Registration required

Kindergarten/1st Grade Book Club

Thursday, March 19, 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

Fiction Book Club (rescheduled)

Thursday, March 19, 2020 • 7:00pm - 8:15pm

New date: Tuesday, March 17, 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

Non Fiction Book Club

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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

Meeting of Non Fiction Book Club

Ages: Adult

North Book Club

Wednesday, March 25, 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

Testers & Tasters Cookbook Club

Wednesday, March 25, 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

Pardon My Youth Book Club

Wednesday, March 25, 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 - Herbology!

Monday, March 30, 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

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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

A book club for fans of science fiction, fantasy and horror literature. This month's book is Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer. Snacks will be provided!

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

Registration required

Romance Lovers Book

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

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

Come talk about your favorite books with fellow romance readers!

Ages: Adult

Daytime Book Club

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

East Regional Library

The Daytime Bookclub is a friendly gathering of book lovers who prefer to meet during the light of day.See Mark Donnelly (919) 560-0208.

Ages: Adult

Sub-Genre-O-Rama Book Club

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

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

Adventurous readers unite!

Ages: Adult

40 & Over DCoL Book Club

Tuesday, April 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: "Life After Life" by Jill McCorkle.

Ages: Adult

Kindergarten/1st Grade Book Club

Thursday, April 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

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