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Book Discussion Groups

 

The Charles County Public Library offers book discussion groups at all of our branches and now online too! Click the link to sign up.

online bookclubs

  Anyone interested in joining one of the other clubs listed alphabetically below can contact their library with the information below or visit the reference desk at their nearest branch.

 




Chicks for Lit Book Club at Waldorf West

Chicks for Lit is a book club for women (and those who love to read books by and about women). Meetings are held one Saturday per month at 10 a.m. Registration is required and ends the day before. Please call 301.645.1395 or visit ccplonline.org to register and to learn more about the current selection.

 

Clark Center Book Discussion
The Clark Center Book Group meets at 1:00pm on the first Thursday of every month at the Clark Center. Anyone interested in joining the group can call 301.934.9001 or email us for more information.

May 1st: "The Longest Ride" by Nicholas Sparks
June 5th: "The Light Between Oceans" by M.L. Stedman
July 3rd: "King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village" by Peggielene Bartels and Eleanor Herman
August 7th: "The Count of Monte Cristo" by Alexandre Dumas

 

Indian Head Senior Center Book Discussion Group
The Senior Center Book Discussion Group meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month from 11:00am-12:00pm. Contact 301.375.7375 or e-mail us for more information or to place a copy of a book on hold.

April 23rd, 2014: The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin
May 21st, 2014: The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey by Walter Mosley
June 25th, 2014: Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
July 23rd, 2014: Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford
August 27th, 2014: Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain

 

The Jane Austen Book Club

This club meets six times a year on the last Tuesday of the month from 6:30-7:30pm. Anyone interested in joining the Jane Austen Book Club can call 301.645.2864 or email us with your library card number and we will place a copy of the book on reserve for you.
Please check back to see the upcoming dates for The Jane Austen Book Club!


La Plata Book Discussion Group
The La Plata Book Group meets at 7:00pm on the second Thursday of every month. Anyone interested in joining the group can call 301.934.9001 or email us for more information.

April 17th: The Hunger Games- Suzanne Collins (Date changed due to conflict)

May 8: A Tree Grows in Brookyln by Betty Smith
June 12: Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls
July 10: State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
August 14: Defending Jacob by William Landay


Waldorf Book Discussion Group

The Adult Book Discussion Group meets on the first Saturday of every month from 9:30-10:30am. Anyone interested in joining the Waldorf Book Discussion group can call 301.645.2864 or email us with your library card number and we will place a copy of the book on reserve for you. Printable version of the Adult Book Discussion Group.

May 3rd, 2014: "A Moveable Feast" by Ernest Hemingway
June 7th, 2014: "The Night Train" by Clyde Edgerton
July 12th, 2014: "Me Before You" by Jojo Moyes
August 2nd, 2014: "The Age of Innocence" by Edith Wharton

 

Waldorf Senior Center Afternoon Bookclub
The Waldorf Senior Center Afternoon Bookclub meets on the first Wednesday of every month from 1:00-2:00pm. For more information, contact the Waldorf Senior Center at 301.638.4420.

 

Waldorf West Adult Book Club
Book lovers unite! Join us for the Waldorf West Adult Book Club, a book discussion group for adults 18 and up. We explore a variety of authors and genres, including classic and contemporary titles. Please call 301.645.1395 or visit ccplonline.org to register and to learn more about the current selection.

 

Writers of Color Book Club

Writers of Color Book Club welcomes members who enjoy reading books by authors of the African diaspora who write contemporary fiction, including urban fiction. Writers of Color meets bi-monthly. Please call 301.645.1395 or visit ccplonline.org to register and to learn more about the current selection.