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

2017


October 28th - American Psycho" by Bret Easton Ellis
November 18th - "The Shining Girls" by Lauren Bukes 
December 16th - "The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared" by Jonas Jonasson

2018


January 20th - "Diary of a Part Time Indian" by Sherman Alexie; "Geek Love" by Katherine Dunn
February 17th - "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou
March 17th - "Winger" by Andrew Smith
April 21st - "Into the Wild" - John Krakauer
May 19th - "A Town Like Alice" - Nevil Shute
June 16th - "Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?" by Mindy Kaling
July 21st - "Orange is the New Black" by Piper Kerman
August 18th - "Sloppy Firsts" by Megan McCafferty
September 15th - "Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi; "The Women of Brewster Place" by Gloria Naylor
October 20th - "American Gods" by Neil Gaiman
November 17th - "Bossypants" by Tina Fey
December 15th - "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed

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

2017


October 26th - "The Invasion of the Body Snatchers" by Jack Finney
November 16th - "Friend Green Tomatoes" by Fannie Flagg
December 14th - Personal stories, poems, etc. from members 

2018


January 25th - "The Language of Flowers" by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
February 22nd - "The Ritual Bath" by Faye Kellerman
March 22nd - "The Woman Who Says No: Francoise Gilot on Her Life With and Without Picasso" by Malte Herwig
April 27th - "News of the World" by Paulette Jiles
May 24th - "Happy Family" by Wendy Lee
June 28th - "I'll Gather My Geese" by Hallie Crawford Stilwell
July 26th - "During the Reign of the Queen of Persia" by Joan Chase
August 23rd - "The Rosie Project" by Don Tillman
September 27th - "House Rules" by Jodi Picot
October 25th - "After I'm Gone" by Laura Lippman
November 15th - "The Memory Keeper's Daughter" by Kim Edwards
December 20th - Personal stories, poems, etc. from members 

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 more than welcome as well. Light snacks will be provided. 

Schedule


6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

2017


October 3rd - "All American Boys" by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely
November 7th - "Aristotle and Dante Discover Secrets of the Universe" by Benjamin Alire Saenz
December 5th - "An Ember in the Ashes" by Sabaa Tahir

2018


January 9th - "The Smell of Other People's Houses" by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

Contacts


Marjorie - mdorn@longviewtexas.gov or (903) 237-1349
Taylor - tharding@longviewtexas.gov or (903) 237-1346