Book Clubs


Book Clubs

There are multiple Book Clubs that meet at the Longview Public Library, and they would love to have you! 


 
Diverse Readers Book Club


If you're looking for a great, active book club to join, look no further! The Diverse Readers Book Club, formed by two of our own staff members, meets on the third Saturday of each month at 2:00 PM to discuss their chosen book(s), and they would love to have you! 

Schedule  


2:00 PM, usually on the third Saturday of each month.

2020
Jan. 18 - "Educated" by Tara Westover
Feb. 15 - "The Mothers" by Brit Bennett
Mar. 21 - "Convenient Store Woman" by Sayaka Murata
        "The Lonesome Bodybuilder: Stories" by Yukiko Motoya, translated by Asa Yoneda
Apr. 18 - "Wicked Appetite" by Janet Evanovich
May 16 - "Fever Dream" by Samantha Schweblin
June 20 - "Shrill" by Lindy West
July 18 - "Alone Came a Spider" by James Patterson
Aug TBD - "News of the World" by Paulette Jiles
Sep. 19 - "Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate
Oct. TBD - " Real Murders" by Charlaine Harris
Nov. 21 - "The Library Book" by Susan Orlean
Dec. 19 - "Difficult Women" by Roxanne Gay

Contact 


Christian - cpippins@longviewtexas.gov or (903) 237-1351


Informal Ladies Book Club


The Informal Ladies Book Club is a very diverse group of ladies who enjoy talking about, and laughing together over, the books they read and the experiences they share that relate to those books. They are an open book club and would love to have you join them. All are welcome! 

Schedule


6:30 PM - 8:00 PM, usually on the third Thursday of each month.

2020
Jan. 23 - "Killers of the Flower Moon" by David Grann
Feb. 27 - "Stormy Weather" by Paulette Jiles
Mar. 26 - "The Last Crossing" by Guy Vanderhaeghe
Apr. 23 - "The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto" by Mitch Albom
May 28 - "Where the Crawdad Sings" by Delia Owens
June 25 - "Someone Knows My Name" by Lawrence Hill
July 23 - "Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate
Aug. 27 - "The Long Call" by Ann Cleeves
Sep. 24 - "Bluebird Bluebird" by Attica Locke
Oct. 22 - "Educated" by Tara Westover
Nov. 19 - "Bruno, Chief of Police" by Martin Walker
Dec. 17 - Choose your own Christmas story or poem

Contacts


Chris - challengerop@gmail.com
Joyce - (903) 261-3061


Young @ Heart

A Book Club just for those who love Young Adult books! Young @ Heart is geared toward adults, but teens are also welcome. 

Schedule


6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, usually on the first Tuesday of each month.

2020
Jan. 14 (*meeting changed to second Tuesday of the month) - "The Thousandth Floor" by Katharine McGee
Feb. 4 - "Frankly In Love" by David Yoon
Mar. 3 - "Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx" by Sonia Manzano
Apr. 7 - "Every Heart a Doorway" by Seanan McGuire
May 5 - "The Lie Will Kill You" by Chelsea Pitcher
June 2 - "Brightest Kind of Darkness" by P.T. Mitchell
July 7 - "Skinny" by Ibi Kaslik
Aug. 4 - "Skyward" by Brandon Sanderson
Sep. 1 - "The Invisible Library" by Genevieve Cogman
Oct. 6 - "Speak" by Laurie Halse Anderson"
Nov. 3 - "Black Wings Beating" by Alex London
Dec. 1 - "What If It's Us" by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera

Contacts


Liz - chamblisen@sfasu.edu