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Book Clubs

The Library's Book Discussion Groups

February

Talking About Books

Blacksburg

Mon, Feb 23, 11am

The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells by Andrew Sean GreerJoin fellow book lovers for coffee and conversation about the book The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells by Andrew Sean Greer. No commitment is required – please drop in when it suits you.

March

Mother Daughter BookClub

Christiansburg

Mon, Mar 2, 6:30pm

Savvy by Ingrid LawVersion 2.0:
4th, 5th & 6th graders

We will be reading Savvy by Ingrid Law in March. Registration is required: contact Jenny at jbarrowclough@mfrl.org or (540) 382-6965 ext. 224.

Talking About Books

Christiansburg

Wed, Mar 4, 11:30am

Wayfaring Stranger by James Lee BurkeJoin us for a discussion of Wayfaring Stranger by James Lee Burke in March.

Talking About Books

Meadowbrook

Wed, Mar 4, 6pm

Lean In by Sheryl SandbergWe will discuss Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg. Join us for coffee and great discussion. Call to reserve your copy.

Fun Reading Group

Meadowbrook

Mon, Mar 9, 4:15pm

The Carnival of the Animals by Jack PrelutskyJoin us for a discussion of The Carnival of the Animals by Jack Prelutsky in March.

Mother Daughter BookClub

Christiansburg

Tue, Mar 10, 5:30pm

The Girl Who Could Fly by Victoria ForesterVersion 1.0:
5th & 6th graders

We will be reading The Girl Who Could Fly by Victoria Forester in March. Registration is required: contact Jenny at jbarrowclough@mfrl.org or (540) 382-6965 ext. 224.

Mother Daughter BookClub

Christiansburg

Tue, Mar 10, 5:30pm

My Name is Maria Isabel by Annie BarrowsSmall Fries:
2nd & 3rd graders

We will be reading My Name is Maria Isabel by Annie Barrows in March. Registration is required: contact Jenny at jbarrowclough@mfrl.org or (540) 382-6965 ext. 224.

Talking About Books

Meadowbrook

Thu, Mar 12, 11am

Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie FordWe will discuss Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford. Join us for coffee and great discussion. Call to reserve your copy.

Talking About Books

Floyd

Thu, Mar 12, 2pm

The Little Giant of Aberdeen County by Tiffany BakerJoin us for a discussion of The Little Giant of Aberdeen County by Tiffany Baker in March.

Talking About Books

Blacksburg

Mon, Mar 30, 11am

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy FowlerJoin fellow book lovers for coffee and conversation about the book We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler. No commitment is required – please drop in when it suits you.

April

Talking About Books

Christiansburg

Wed, Apr 1, 11:30am

Among the Mad by Jacqueline WinspearJoin us for a discussion of Among the Mad by Jacqueline Winspear in April.

Talking About Books

Meadowbrook

Wed, Apr 1, 6pm

Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie FordWe will discuss Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford. Join us for coffee and great discussion. Call to reserve your copy.

Mother Daughter BookClub

Christiansburg

Thu, Apr 2, 5pm

A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue ParkVersion 1.0:
5th & 6th graders

We will be reading A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park in April. Registration is required: contact Jenny at jbarrowclough@mfrl.org or (540) 382-6965 ext. 224.

Mother Daughter BookClub

Christiansburg

Mon, Apr 6, 6:30pm

Adventures of Nanny Piggins by R. A. SprattVersion 2.0:
4th, 5th & 6th graders

We will be reading Adventures of Nanny Piggins by R. A. Spratt in April. Registration is required: contact Jenny at jbarrowclough@mfrl.org or (540) 382-6965 ext. 224.

Talking About Books

Meadowbrook

Thu, Apr 9, 11am

Orange is the New Black by Piper KermanWe will discuss Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman. Join us for coffee and great discussion. Call to reserve your copy.

Talking About Books

Floyd

Thu, Apr 9, 2pm

Lost Memory of Skin by Russell BanksJoin us for a discussion of Lost Memory of Skin by Russell Banks in April.

Mother Daughter BookClub

Christiansburg

Tue, Apr 14, 5:30pm

My name is Maria Isabel by Alma Flor AdaSmall Fries:
2nd & 3rd graders

We will be reading My name is Maria Isabel by Alma Flor Ada in April. Registration is required: contact Jenny at jbarrowclough@mfrl.org or (540) 382-6965 ext. 224.

Talking About Books

Blacksburg

Mon, Apr 27, 11am

Station Eleven by Emily St. John MandelJoin fellow book lovers for coffee and conversation about the book Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. No commitment is required – please drop in when it suits you.

May

Mother Daughter BookClub

Christiansburg

Mon, May 4, 6:30pm

The Cricket in Times Square by George SeldenVersion 2.0:
4th, 5th & 6th graders

We will be reading The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden in May. Registration is required: contact Jenny at jbarrowclough@mfrl.org or (540) 382-6965 ext. 224.

Talking About Books

Christiansburg

Wed, May 6, 11:30am

Factory Man by Beth MacyJoin us for a discussion of Factory Man by Beth Macy in May.

Talking About Books

Meadowbrook

Wed, May 6, 6pm

Orange is the New Black by Piper KermanWe will discuss Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman. Join us for coffee and great discussion. Call to reserve your copy.

Mother Daughter BookClub

Christiansburg

Thu, May 7, 5:30pm

Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer HolmVersion 1.0:
5th & 6th graders

We will be reading Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer Holm in May. Registration is required: contact Jenny at jbarrowclough@mfrl.org or (540) 382-6965 ext. 224.

Mother Daughter BookClub

Christiansburg

Tue, May 12, 5:30pm

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine ApplegateSmall Fries:
2nd & 3rd graders

We will be reading The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate in May. Registration is required: contact Jenny at jbarrowclough@mfrl.org or (540) 382-6965 ext. 224.

Talking About Books

Meadowbrook

Thu, May 14, 11am

First Phone Call from Heaven by Mitch AlbomWe will discuss First Phone Call from Heaven by Mitch Albom. Join us for coffee and great discussion. Call to reserve your copy.

Talking About Books

Floyd

Thu, May 14, 2pm

Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice HoffmanJoin us for a discussion of Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman in May.

Talking About Books

Blacksburg

Mon, May 18, 11am

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony DoerrJoin fellow book lovers for coffee and conversation about the book All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. No commitment is required – please drop in when it suits you.