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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, November 18, 2017 • 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 Main Library's Graphic Book Club. If you can, bring a graphic work that you've read recently and we'll talk about what we've read.

Ages: Teen, Adult

Teen Book Club & Pizza

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm

East Regional Library (East - Meeting Room - Full Room)

Join our teen book club to discuss your favorite reads and enjoy a slice of pizza!

Ages: Teen

3rd-5th Grade Family Book Club

Monday, November 27, 2017 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm

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

This group is for boys and girls in 3rd-5th grade. Read a great book and come and discuss it with your adult on the fourth Monday of the month. Books are chosen by the group. Sign-up required!OCTOBER'S BOOK IS THE BAD BEGINNING BY LEMONY SNICKET

Ages: Elementary School

Registration required

K-2 Book Club

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm

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

North Regional Library welcomes children in Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade to this monthly book club. Each meeting will feature a new book as well as discussions and activities based on the readings. Please register online prior to the event, and pick up a copy of the book at the Information Desk.

Ages: Kindergarten, Elementary School

Registration required

Nonfiction Book Club

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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

The Book Club meets monthly to discuss a nonfiction book. You do not have to have finished the book to attend! January's book will be The Wright Brothers by David McCullough.

Ages: Adult

North Book Club

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 • 10:00am - 11:00am

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

Join us one Wednesday each month for fun and lively discussions. In November we will read A Man Called Oveby Fredrik Backman.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Testers & Tasters Cookbook Club

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 • 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! Here's how it works: each month we choose a cookbook from our collection or a theme for the meeting. On the day of the program, we gather to share our dishes, rate the recipes, and pick a cookbook or theme for next time! For November we'll be picking recipes from these three cookbooks: Super Tuscan: Heritage Recipes and Simple Pleasures from Our Kitchen to Your Table Scraps, Wilt & Weeds: Turning Wasted Food into Plenty Momofuku Milk Bar All of them are available for browsing at the information desk at North Regional Library, or you can call (919) 560-0140 for help picking a recipe. Please email Emily at etobias@dconc.gov when you've chosen your recipe, and bring a copy to the meeting.

Ages: Adult

Registration required

Anime Club

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm

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

Do you like Anime or manga? Join us to watch some shows, practice drawing, and play games on the WiiU. Snacks will be provided!

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen

3-5 Grade Book Club

Thursday, November 30, 2017 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm

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

North Regional Library welcomes children in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade to this monthly book club. Each meeting will feature a new book as well as discussions and activities based on the readings. Please register online prior to the event, and pick up a copy of the book at the Information Desk.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Elementary School

Registration required

Pardon My Youth Book Club

Thursday, November 30, 2017 • 7:00pm - 7:45pm

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

We say you're never too old to enjoy reading young adult literature! Join the Pardon My Youth book club at the South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.). Each month we will read a different book published specifically for the young adult audience, and then meet to discuss it. Books will be available at the information desk about four weeks before each meeting. This book club is open to anyone age 17 and older. See you there! November's book will be ""Wink Poppy Midnight"" by April Genevieve Tucholke.

Ages: High School, Adult

Registration required

Lunchtime Tales - Storytime for Adults

Wednesday, December 06, 2017 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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

Take a break from your busy day and listen to a great story read aloud. Bring your bag lunch or your knitting if you wish. Story will begin at 12:05 and end before 1:00. For the fall season, we will be reading science fiction and fantasy stories. Travel with us to the outer limits of space, time, and imagination!

Ages: Adult

2nd-3rd Grade Bookclub

Wednesday, December 06, 2017 • 4:45pm - 5:30pm

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

Join us for our 2nd-3rd Grade Bookclub. Each month we will read a different book, discuss what we read and make a craft. Sign up online and pick up a copy of the book at the Information desk today!

Ages: Elementary School

Registration required

Romance Lovers Book Club

Thursday, December 07, 2017 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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

Love to read romance? Come talk about your favorite books with Romance Writers of America 2010 Librarian of the year, Jennifer Lohmann. For a list of our upcoming books, check out our meetup page at http://www.meetup.com/Romance-Lovers-Book-Club/.

Ages: Adult

Mystery Book Club

Monday, December 11, 2017 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

North Regional Library (North - Meeting Room - Full Room)

Love a good mystery? Join North Regional's Mystery Book Club. We will discuss:Monkeewrench by P.J. Tracy in October (10/9) Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson in November (11/13) and The Man with a Load of Mischief by Martha Grimes in December (12/11)

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

40 & Over DCL Book Club

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 • 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.

Ages: Adult

Testers & Tasters Cookbook Club

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 • 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! Here's how it works: each month we choose a cookbook from our collection or a theme for the meeting. On the day of the program, we gather to share our dishes, rate the recipes, and pick a cookbook or theme for next time! Please email Emily at etobias@dconc.gov when you've chosen your recipe, and bring a copy to the meeting.

Ages: Adult

Registration required

African- American Authors Book Club

Thursday, December 14, 2017 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

North Regional Library

Join us in October to discuss Never Trust a Stranger by Mary Monroe, November: American Tapestry by Rachel L. Swarns, December, Mama Made the Difference by T.D. Jakes.

Ages: Adult

Sub-Genre-O-Rama Book Club

Thursday, December 14, 2017 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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

Adventurous readers unite! The Sub-Genre-O-Rama Book Club will tackle books that fit niche readerships or cross genre lines in interesting or unexpected ways. Visitour Meetup pagefor book selections and more info!

Ages: Adult

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