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Book Clubs

The Library's Book Discussion Groups

October

Talking About Books

Blacksburg

Mon, Oct 27, 11am

Night Film by Marisha PesslJoin fellow book lovers for coffee and conversation about the book Night Film by Marisha Pessl. No commitment is required – please drop in when it suits you.

November

Talking About Books

Meadowbrook

Wed, Nov 5, 6pm

I am Malala by Malala YousafzaiWe will discuss I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai. Join us for coffee and great discussion. Call to reserve your copy.

Talking About Books

Christiansburg

Wed, Nov 5, 11am

Mister Owita's Guide to Gardening by Carol WallJoin us for a discussion of Mister Owita's Guide to Gardening by Carol Wall in November.

Mother Daughter BookClub

Christiansburg

Thu, Nov 6, 5pm

Fever, 1793 by Laurie Halse AndersonVersion 1.0:
5th & 6th graders

We will be reading Fever, 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson in November. Registration is required: contact Jenny at jbarrowclough@mfrl.org or (540) 382-6965 ext. 224.

Fun Reading Group

Meadowbrook

Mon, Nov 10, 4:15pm

Giving Thanks: Poems, Prayers, and Praise Songs of Thanksgiving by Katherine PatersonJoin us for a discussion of Giving Thanks: Poems, Prayers, and Praise Songs of Thanksgiving by Katherine Paterson in November.

Mother Daughter BookClub

Christiansburg

Mon, Nov 10, 6:30pm

The Case of the Missing Marquess by Nancy SpringerVersion 2.0:
4th, 5th & 6th graders

We will be reading The Case of the Missing Marquess by Nancy Springer in November. Registration is required: contact Jenny at jbarrowclough@mfrl.org or (540) 382-6965 ext. 224.

Evening Book Talk

Christiansburg

Wed, Nov 12, 6pm

Middlemarch by George EliotJoin us for a discussion of Middlemarch by George Eliot. We will read the first half in November and the Second in December.

Talking About Books

Meadowbrook

Thu, Nov 13, 11am

Where'd you go, Bernadette by Maria SempleWe will discuss Where'd you go, Bernadette by Maria Semple. Join us for coffee and great discussion. Call to reserve your copy.

Talking About Books

Floyd

Thu, Nov 13, 2pm

Ordinary Grace by William Kent KruegerJoin us for a discussion of Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger in November.

Mother Daughter BookClub

Christiansburg

Tue, Nov 18, Time TBD

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamilloSmall Fries:
2nd & 3rd graders

We will be reading The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo in November. Registration is required: contact Jenny at jbarrowclough@mfrl.org or (540) 382-6965 ext. 224.

Talking About Books

Blacksburg

Mon, Nov 24, 11am

The Interestings by Meg WolitzerJoin fellow book lovers for coffee and conversation about the book The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer. No commitment is required – please drop in when it suits you.

December

Mother Daughter BookClub

Christiansburg

Mon, Dec 1, 6:30pm

Wonderstruck by Brian SelznickVersion 2.0:
4th, 5th & 6th graders

We will be reading Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick in December. Registration is required: contact Jenny at jbarrowclough@mfrl.org or (540) 382-6965 ext. 224.

Talking About Books

Christiansburg

Wed, Dec 3, 11am

ChristmasHanukkahJoin us for a discussion of Christmas and Hanukkah books.

Talking About Books

Meadowbrook

Wed, Dec 3, 6pm

Where'd you go, Bernadette by Maria SempleWe will discuss Where'd you go, Bernadette by Maria Semple. Join us for coffee and great discussion. Call to reserve your copy.

Mother Daughter BookClub

Christiansburg

Thu, Dec 4, 5pm

A dog's life: Autobiography of a Stray by Ann M. MartinVersion 1.0:
5th & 6th graders

We will be reading A dog's life: Autobiography of a Stray by Ann M. Martin in December. Registration is required: contact Jenny at jbarrowclough@mfrl.org or (540) 382-6965 ext. 224.

Fun Reading Group

Meadowbrook

Mon, Dec 8, 4:15pm

A Newbery Christmas: Fourteen stories of Christmas by Newbery Award-winning authors by Martin Harry GreenbergJoin us for a discussion of A Newbery Christmas: Fourteen stories of Christmas by Newbery Award-winning authors by Martin Harry Greenberg in December.

Mother Daughter BookClub

Christiansburg

Tue, Dec 9, Time TBD

The Family Under the Bridge by Natalie CarlsonSmall Fries:
2nd & 3rd graders

We will be reading The Family Under the Bridge by Natalie Carlson in December. Registration is required: contact Jenny at jbarrowclough@mfrl.org or (540) 382-6965 ext. 224.

Evening Book Talk

Christiansburg

Wed, Dec 10, 6pm

Middlemarch by George EliotJoin us for a discussion of Middlemarch by George Eliot. We will read the first half in November and the Second in December.

Talking About Books

Floyd

Thu, Dec 11, 2pm

American Dervish by Ayad AkhtarJoin us for a discussion of American Dervish by Ayad Akhtar in December.

Talking About Books

Meadowbrook

Thu, Dec 11, 11am

A Walk in the Woods by Bill BrysonWe will discuss A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson. Join us for coffee and great discussion. Call to reserve your copy.

Talking About Books

Blacksburg

Mon, Dec 22, 11am

Mister Owita's Guide to Gardening by Carol WallJoin fellow book lovers for coffee and conversation about the book Mister Owita's Guide to Gardening by Carol Wall. No commitment is required – please drop in when it suits you.