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Matheson Memorial Library hosts three book clubs per month.  You can check out a copy of the book club selection 3-4 weeks prior to the book club meeting. Meetings for the book clubs are held at the library and are facilitated by staff librarians.

2023/2024 Selections:

Afternoon Book Club (3rd Tuesday at 2:00pm)

  • Dec. 20: Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt
  • Jan. 17: The Missing Treasures of Amy Ashton by Eleanor Ray
  • Feb. 21: The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks
  • Mar. 21: The Confusion of Languages by Siobhan Fallon
  • Apr. 18: Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts
  • May 16: True Biz by Sara Novic
  • Jun. 20: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  • Jul. 18: The Foundling by Ann Leary
  • Aug. 15: The Last to Vanish by Megan Miranda
  • Sept. 19: The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray
  • Oct. 17: All the Dangerous Things by Stacy Willingham
  • Nov. 21: All the Broken Places by John Boyne

Page Turners Book Club (1st Wednesday at 6:30pm)

  • Dec. 7: Miracle on 34th Street by Valentine Davies
    Jan. 4: The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
  • Feb. 1: The Last Flight by Julie Clark
  • Mar. 1: Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
  • Apr. 5: Fox Creek by William Kent Krueger
  • May 3: Any Other Family by Eleanor Brown
  • Jun. 7: The Stolen Book of Evelyn Aubrey by Serena Burdick
  • Jul. 5: The Family Game by Catherine Steadman
  • Aug. 2: The Lindbergh Nanny by Mariah Fredericks
  • Sept. 6: Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver
  • Oct. 4: Just the Nicest Couple by Mary Kubica
  • Nov. 1: I’ll Push You by Patrick Gray and Justin Skeesuck
  • Dec. 6: Comfort and Joy by Kristin Hannah

Short Story Book Club (4th Tuesday at 7:00pm)

  • Aug. 22: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce
  • Sept. 26: The Damned Thing by Ambrose Bierce
  • Oct. 24: Ghost Hunt by H. R. Wakefield, and At Lorn Hall by Ramsey Campbell
  • Nov. 28: Stubby Pringle’s Christmas by Jack Shaefer
  • No meeting in December
  • Jan. 23: An Equal Share of the Bone by Karen Osborn
  • Feb. 27: A Dark Brown Dog by Stephen Crane
  • Mar. 26: Mr. McCaslin by Peter S. Beagle
  • Apr. 23: Chivalry by Neil Gaiman