Did you know that several of our branches have book clubs?  The book clubs meet once a month – and if you can’t make it every month that’s fine.  You don’t have to register ahead of time just show up on the day ready to discuss that month’s selection.

Here’s a list of the upcoming books we’ll be reading…

Bedford Central Library: The Friday Breakfast Book Club meets on the Last* Friday of each month from 10:00 to 11:00 AM
September 29th: Ordinary Grace By William Kent Krueger
October 27th:  If The Creek Don’t Rise by local author Leah Weiss
November 17th*: Without You There Is No Us by Suki Kim
December 29th:  The Wife, the Maid and the Mistress by Ariel Lawhon
Book cover for this month's book club selection at the Bedford Central Library - Ordinary Grace By William Kent Krueger. Book cover for the Friday Breakfast Book Club's October selection: If The Creek Don't Rise written by local author Leah Weiss. The book cover for the Friday Breakfast Boock Club's selection for November: Without You There is No Us by Suki Kim. The book cover for the Friday Breakfast Book Club's selection for December - The Wife, the Maid and the Mistress by Ariel Lawhon.
The Bedford Central Library is located at 321 N. Bridge Street, Bedford, VA 24523.  For more information about the book club call us at 540-586-8911.
*The November meeting will be on the 3rd Thursday due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Big Island Library: The Adult Book Club meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 10:30 to 11:30 AM
October 17th: Cannery Row By John Steinbeck
November 21st: Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother’s Quest By Beth Macy
December 19th: Skipping Christmas By John Grisham
Book cover for Cannery Row By John Steinbeck. Book cover for Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother’s Quest by Beth Macy. Book cover for Skipping Christmas By John Grisham.
The Big Island Library is located at 1111 Schooldays Rd., Big Island, VA 24526.  For more information about the book club call us at 540-425-7000 ext. 1.  The book club is sponsored by the Friends of the Big Island Library.

Forest Library: The Friends Of The Forest Library Book Club meets on the 2nd Monday of each month from 1:00 to 2:00 PM
October 9th: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
November 13th: The Summer Before the War by Hilda Simonson
December 11th: Hercule Poirot’s Christmas by Agatha Christie
The book cover for A Tree Grows In Brooklyn by Betty Smith - this month's FOFL book club selection. The book cover for The Summer Before the War By Helen Simonson. book cover Hercule Poirot's Christmas by Agatha Christie
The Forest Public Library is location at 15583 Forest Road, Forest, VA 24551.  For more information call us at 540-425-7002.

Montvale Library: The Adult Book Club meets on the 1st Thursday of each month from 2:00 to 3:00 PM.
October 5th: All Things Hidden by Tracie Peterson
November 2nd: Deja Dead by Kathy Reichs
December 7th: The Quiet Game by Greg Iles
January 4th: The Silent Sister By Diane Chamberlain
The book cover for All Things Hidden by Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse - this month's book club selection for the Montvale Library. The book cover for Deja Dead by Kathy Reichs. The book cover for The Quiet Game by Greg Iles. The book cover for The Silent Sister By Diane Chamberlin - the January Book Club selection for Montvale.
The Montvale Public Library is located at 11575 Lynchburg Salem TPK., Montvale, VA 24122.  For more information call us at 540-425-7006.