Book Clubs

The Eclectic Book group (Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month)

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything! Each month we will read a unique or quirky book.... Anything goes!

 Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

July's Selection is: All of Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai

August's Selection: Beasts of Extraordinary Circumstance by Ruth Emmie Lang


Slacker Book Group

Slackers is a self service book club and open to all readers. Stop by each month and pick up a copy of the most recent selection.

The Selection for June is: The Leavers by Lisa Ko

The selection for July is: The Last Anniversary by Lianne Moriarty


When: Whenever! Just help yourself to some good reading…no meetings to attend.

Where: Slackers titles are displayed at the beginning of each. If you are interested in sharing your opinions of the book, just fill out a Slackers bookmark comment form, and leave it in the book when you return it.

Who: For people who don’t want to be committed!


Hall of Presidents Book Club: 

Join us as we read through the presidents of the United States! The idea is to not only learn a few things, but to get a deeper understanding the role the presidency has played in this nation's history!

Thursday August 9th @ 7:30 PM Millard Fillmore by Paul Finkleman


Miss Molly's Super Fantastic Book Club

This book group meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 3:30pm

July 10th selection: The Inquisitor's Tale by Haten Aly


Romance Readers Book Group: The Lighter Side of Romance

Come and join us for a comfortable hour visiting and chatting about our light-hearted romance stories - both contemporary and historical. Now meeting every other month.Next meeting is in August We will be discussing Nora Robert's "Blue Dahlia" and "Black Rose"
Meeting is Thursday August 2nd at 7PM

Senior Center Book Group

Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 1:00PM. June's selection is "The Chaperone " by Laura Moriarty



Book vs. Movie Family Style!

Read A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle at home then come to the Library July 26th to watch the movie (Rated PG) together.  Afterwards, share snacks and discuss both.

Thursday July 26th @ 6pm in Meeting Hall A

Pages and Pastries

A Young Adult Book Club at the Townsend Public Library!


Featuring a new Young Adult book every month, come to Pages and Pastries for tea, baked goods, and good conversation.

Thursday July 5th @  4:30 PM

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