Book Clubs

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Book Clubs2019-03-11T12:36:01-07:00

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   Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

May   The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

June   Calypso by David Sedaris

July   Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult (Subject to change due to July 4th holiday)

 


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.

 


Worlds of Whimsy- A Science Fiction & Fantasy book club

The Science Fiction& Fantasy Book Club meets the third Thursday of each month 6:30 – 7:30 at Valencia Public Library.

February      Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglass Adams

March           Pawn of Prophecy by David Eddings

April             Moonsinger by Andre Norton

May              Kings of the Wyld by Nicolas Eames

 


Canyon Country Adult Book Club

The Canyon Country Adult Book Club meets the third Thursday of the month 4:30 PM – 6:00 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