Book Clubs

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The Santa Clarita Public Library is ready with lots of resources to help you make your book club meetings memorable.

Meetings

Up For Discussion – Valencia Library Reader’s Group

The Valencia Library Reader’s Group meets the first Thursday of every month from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm in the meeting room for those 18 and older.

April 2017                 The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien

May 2017                  Please Look After Mom by Kyung Sook Shin

June 2017                 Homegoing by ykaa Gyasi

July 2017                   Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan

August 2017             13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher

September 2017    Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

October 2017          The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula LeGuin

November 2017     Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

December 2017      The Storied Life of A J Fikrey by Gabrielle Zevin


Newhall Library Saturday Morning Book Club

The Newhall Library Saturday Morning Book Club meets the second Saturday of every month 10:30 – 12:00 in the meeting room.


Science Fiction Book Club

The Science Fiction Book Club meets the second Monday of each month 6:30 – 8:00 at Valencia Public Library.

February 13 Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? By Philip K. Dick

March 13 The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi

April 10 Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

May 8 Old Man’s War by John Scalzi

June 12 All The Birds in the Sky by Charles jane Anders

July 10 Feed by M.T. Anderson

August 14  The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett

September 11 The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

October 16 New York 2140 by Kim Stanley Robinson

November 13 Station Eleven  by Emily St. John Mandel

December 11 The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon

January 8 The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon


Canyon Country Adult Book Club

The Canyon Country Adult Book Club meets the second Tuesday of the month 6:15 PM – 7:45 PM


Book Club in a Bag Kits

Get a book-club-to-go with our Book Club in a Bag kits (serves 10-12) with multiple copies of a great read and some juicy conversation starters. Available at the Valencia Library, stop by to see what is currently available.

1. Olive Kitteridge (Fiction) Elizabeth Strout

2. Curious Incident of the Dog in the night-time (Fiction) Mark Hadden

3. In the Woods (fiction) Tana French

4. Stiff: the Curious Lives of Human Cadavers (Nonfiction) Mary Roach

5. Into the Wild (Nonfiction) Jon Krakauer

6. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (Fiction) Lisa See

7. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Nonfiction) Rebecca Skloot

8. Case Histories (Fiction) Kate Atkinson

9. Beautiful Boy (Nonfiction) David Sheff

10. Juliet (Fiction) Anne Fortier

11. Mennonite in a Little Black Dress (Nonfiction) Rhoda Janzen

12. To Kill a Mockingbird (Fiction) Harper Lee

13. A Tale of Two Cities (Fiction) Charles Dickens

14. Orphan Master’s Son (Fiction) by Adam Johnson [Pulitzer Prize Winner 2013]

15. The Kill Room: A Lincoln Ryhme Novel (Fiction) by Jeffery Deaver

16. The Quickening Maze (Fiction) by Adam Foulds

17. The Lincoln Lawyer (Fiction) by Michael Connelly

18. The Lotus Eaters (Fiction) by Tatjana Soli

19. Norwegian Wood (Fiction) by Haruki Murakami

20. Twelve Years a Slave (Fiction) by Solomon Northup

21. The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka

22. The Lost City of Z by David Grann