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Book Clubs

The Library's Book Discussion Groups

June

Talking About Books

Blacksburg

Mon, Jun 29, 11am

The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man by W. Bruce CameronJoin fellow book lovers for coffee and conversation about the book The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man by W. Bruce Cameron. No commitment is required – please drop in when it suits you.

July

Talking About Books

Christiansburg

Wed, Jul 1, 11am

A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne TylerJoin us for a discussion of A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler in July.

Talking About Books

Meadowbrook

Wed, Jul 1, 6pm

Philomena by Martin SixsmithWe will discuss Philomena by Martin Sixsmith. Join us for coffee and great discussion. Call to reserve your copy.

Evening Book Talk

Christiansburg

Wed, Jul 1, 6:30pm

I am Malala by Malala YousafzaiJoin us for a discussion of I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai in July.

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Christiansburg

Mon, Jul 6, 6:30pm

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine ApplegateJoin us for a discussion of The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate in July.

Talking About Books

Meadowbrook

Thu, Jul 9, 11am

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldWe will discuss The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Join us for coffee and great discussion. Call to reserve your copy.

Mother Daughter BookClub

Christiansburg

Thu, Jul 9, 5pm

TEENS:
6th, 7th, & 8th graders

We will discuss which books are Must-Reads this summer! contact Jenny at jbarrowclough@mfrl.org or (540) 382-6965 ext. 224.

Fun Reading Group

Meadowbrook

Mon, Jul 13, 4:15pm

Rascal by Sterling NorthJoin us for a discussion of Rascal by Sterling North in July.

Mother Daughter BookClub

Blacksburg

Tue, Jul 14, 6:30

Trash Mountain by Jane YolenMothers & Daughters
(ages 8-10 years)
We’ll meet in the storytime room and talk about books, eat snacks, and make a craft! This month we’ll discuss Jane Yolen’s newest book: Trash Mountain, a story about Nutley the young red squirrel who is learning how to survive on his own. Copies are limited; contact Elizabeth at esensabaugh@mfrl.org or (540) 552-8246 ext. 109 to reserve your copy.

Talking About Books

Blacksburg

Sat, Jul 18, 2pm

The Heir by Kiera CassCome discuss the recently published book four of The Selection series The Heir by New York Times Bestselling Author Kiera Cass. Feel free to wear your tiaras! Following the discussion, author Kiera Cass will join the group, sign books and answer questions!

Mother Daughter BookClub

Christiansburg

Tue, Jul 21, 5pm

TWEENS:
4th, 5th & 6th graders

Come join our interest meeting and help us decide what to read this summer. Registration is required: contact Jenny at jbarrowclough@mfrl.org or (540) 382-6965 ext. 224.

Talking About Books

Blacksburg

Mon, Jul 27, 11am

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk KiddJoin fellow book lovers for coffee and conversation about the book The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd. No commitment is required – please drop in when it suits you.

August

Talking About Books

Christiansburg

Wed, Aug 5, 11am

Etta & Otto & Russell & James by Emma HooperJoin us for a discussion of Etta & Otto & Russell & James by Emma Hooper in August.

Talking About Books

Meadowbrook

Wed, Aug 5, 6pm

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldWe will discuss The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Join us for coffee and great discussion. Call to reserve your copy.

Evening Book Talk

Christiansburg

Wed, Aug 5, 6:30pm

Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer ChiaveriniJoin us for a discussion of Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini in August.

Fun Reading Group

Meadowbrook

Mon, Aug 10, 4:15pm

Sign Language by Karen Price HossellJoin us for a discussion of Sign Language by Karen Price Hossell in August.

Talking About Books

Meadowbrook

Thu, Aug 13, 11am

David and Goliath by Malcolm GladwellWe will discuss David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell. Join us for coffee and great discussion. Call to reserve your copy.

Talking About Books

Floyd

Thu, Aug 13, 2pm

Storied Life of A J Fikry by Gabrielle ZevinJoin us for a discussion of Storied Life of A J Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin in August.

Talking About Books

Blacksburg

Mon, Aug 31, 11am

Mountaintop School for Dogs by Ellen CooneyJoin fellow book lovers for coffee and conversation about the book Mountaintop School for Dogs by Ellen Cooney. No commitment is required – please drop in when it suits you.

September

Talking About Books

Christiansburg

Wed, Sep 2, 11am

The Mockingbird Next Door by Marja MillsJoin us for a discussion of The Mockingbird Next Door by Marja Mills in September.

Talking About Books

Meadowbrook

Wed, Sep 2, 6pm

David and Goliath by Malcolm GladwellWe will discuss David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell. Join us for coffee and great discussion. Call to reserve your copy.

Evening Book Talk

Christiansburg

Wed, Sep 2, 6:30pm

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony DoerrJoin us for a discussion of All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr in September.

Talking About Books

Meadowbrook

Thu, Sep 10, 11am

Her Mother's Shadow by Diane ChamberlainWe will discuss Her Mother's Shadow by Diane Chamberlain. Join us for coffee and great discussion. Call to reserve your copy.

Talking About Books

Floyd

Thu, Sep 10, 2pm

All That is Solid Melts Into Air by Darragh McKeonJoin us for a discussion of All That is Solid Melts Into Air by Darragh McKeon in September.

Talking About Books

Blacksburg

Mon, Sep 28, 11am

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman AlexieJoin fellow book lovers for coffee and conversation about the book The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie. No commitment is required – please drop in when it suits you.