We offer two Book Clubs each month. Copies of the books are available at the library circulation desk— come pick one up and join us! Books typically arrive 3-4 weeks ahead of the scheduled discussion.

New members are most welcome at any time.

Wednesday Afternoon Book Club

Our afternoon book club meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 1:00 pm.

2019 Book List

Check out our list of upcoming titles we will be discussing.

Note: The title listed is the book we will discuss on the month noted next to the book title. (E.g., We will be discussing Barracoon at our April meeting, so you should pick it up a couple weeks beforehand).

**List is subject to change. Contact the library or visit our Google calendar to confirm that month’s title.

March: A Primates Memoir: A Neuroscientist’s Unconventional Life Among the Baboons by Robert Sapolsky

April: Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” by Zora Neale Hurston

May: The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas

June: Deafening by Francis Atani

July: Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge by Erica Armstrong Dunbar

August 14: The Girl in the Tangerine Scarf by Mohja Kahf

September 11: In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez

October 9: Swell: A Sailing Surfer’s Voyage of Awakening by Captain Liz Clark

November 13: My Own Words by Ruth Bader Ginsburg

December 11: American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West by Nate Blakeslee

Monday Evening Book Group

Our Evening Book Club meets on the third Monday of each month at 6:30 pm. 

March 18: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

April 15: Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

May 20Love and Ruin by Paula McLain

June 17Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

July 15: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

August 19: Born A Crime by Trevor Noah

September 16: The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

October 21: TBD

November 18: TBD

December 16: TBD


Additional Book Club Resources

Download a list of past book club reads here: Past Book Club Lists

Here is a list that we have compiled of The Best Discussed Books of 2017 from New Hampshire libraries: Best Book Club Selections


Great new resource for Book Clubs!

Discover new reads using BookBrowse, an online magazine and website that provides book reviews, author interviews, book previews, and book club reading guides. Search for titles by theme, genre, and even “read-alikes” to find your next favorite book.

Use your Paul Memorial library card to access: http://www.bookbrowse.com/pml

For more reader resources, check out our Resources page.

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