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Book Clubs

The Library's Book Discussion Groups

August

Mother Daughter BookClub

Christiansburg

Mon, Aug 3, 6:30pm

Smile by Raina TelgemeierTWEENS:
4th, 5th & 6th graders

We will be reading Smile by Raina Telgemeier in August. Registration is required: contact Jenny at jbarrowclough@mfrl.org or (540) 382-6965 ext. 224.

Talking About Books

Christiansburg

Wed, Aug 5, 11am

Etta & Otto & Russell & James by Emma HooperJoin us for a discussion of Etta & Otto & Russell & James by Emma Hooper in August.

Talking About Books

Meadowbrook

Wed, Aug 5, 6pm

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldWe will discuss The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Join us for coffee and great discussion. Call to reserve your copy.

Evening Book Talk

Christiansburg

Wed, Aug 5, 6:30pm

Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer ChiaveriniJoin us for a discussion of Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini in August.

Mother Daughter BookClub

Christiansburg

Thu, Aug 6, 5pm

Out of My Mind by Sharon DraperTEENS:
6th, 7th, & 8th graders

We will be reading Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper in August. Registration is required: contact Jenny at jbarrowclough@mfrl.org or (540) 382-6965 ext. 224.

Fun Reading Group

Meadowbrook

Mon, Aug 10, 4:15pm

Sign Language by Karen Price HossellJoin us for a discussion of Sign Language by Karen Price Hossell in August.

Mother Daughter BookClub

Blacksburg

Tue, Aug 11, 6:30pm

The Cricket in Times Square by George SeldenDaughters 8-10 years old
Join fellow book lovers for coffee and conversation about the book The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden. No commitment is required – please drop in when it suits you.

Talking About Books

Meadowbrook

Thu, Aug 13, 11am

David and Goliath by Malcolm GladwellWe will discuss David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell. Join us for coffee and great discussion. Call to reserve your copy.

Talking About Books

Floyd

Thu, Aug 13, 2pm

Storied Life of A J Fikry by Gabrielle ZevinJoin us for a discussion of Storied Life of A J Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin in August.

Mother Daughter BookClub

Christiansburg

Tue, Aug 18, 5pm

TWEENS:
4th, 5th & 6th graders

Come join our interest meeting and help us decide what to read this summer. Registration is required: contact Jenny at jbarrowclough@mfrl.org or (540) 382-6965 ext. 224.

Talking About Books

Blacksburg

Mon, Aug 31, 11am

Mountaintop School for Dogs by Ellen CooneyJoin fellow book lovers for coffee and conversation about the book Mountaintop School for Dogs by Ellen Cooney. No commitment is required – please drop in when it suits you.

Mother Daughter BookClub

Blacksburg

Tue, Aug 25, 6:30pm

Daughters 8-10 years old
Mothers & daughters, enjoy an evening out together with just the girls! The book selection will be announced by July 25. Email Elizabeth at esensabaugh@mfrl.org or call 552-8246 ext. 109 for your book suggestions.

September

Talking About Books

Christiansburg

Wed, Sep 2, 11am

The Mockingbird Next Door by Marja MillsJoin us for a discussion of The Mockingbird Next Door by Marja Mills in September.

Talking About Books

Meadowbrook

Wed, Sep 2, 6pm

David and Goliath by Malcolm GladwellWe will discuss David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell. Join us for coffee and great discussion. Call to reserve your copy.

Evening Book Talk

Christiansburg

Wed, Sep 2, 6:30pm

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony DoerrJoin us for a discussion of All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr in September.

Talking About Books

Meadowbrook

Thu, Sep 10, 11am

Her Mother's Shadow by Diane ChamberlainWe will discuss Her Mother's Shadow by Diane Chamberlain. Join us for coffee and great discussion. Call to reserve your copy.

Talking About Books

Floyd

Thu, Sep 10, 2pm

All That is Solid Melts Into Air by Darragh McKeonJoin us for a discussion of All That is Solid Melts Into Air by Darragh McKeon in September.

Talking About Books

Blacksburg

Mon, Sep 28, 11am

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman AlexieJoin fellow book lovers for coffee and conversation about the book The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie. No commitment is required – please drop in when it suits you.

October

Talking About Books

Meadowbrook

Wed, Oct 7, 6pm

Her Mother's Shadow by Diane ChamberlainWe will discuss Her Mother's Shadow by Diane Chamberlain. Join us for coffee and great discussion. Call to reserve your copy.

Talking About Books

Floyd

Thu, Oct 8, 2pm

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

Talking About Books

Meadowbrook

Thu, Oct 15, 11am

Founding Mothers by Cokie RobertsWe will discuss Founding Mothers by Cokie Roberts. Join us for coffee and great discussion. Call to reserve your copy.

Talking About Books

Blacksburg

Mon, Oct 26, 11am

The Things They Carried by Tim O'BrienJoin fellow book lovers for coffee and conversation about the book The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien. No commitment is required – please drop in when it suits you.