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
December 28th: The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve
January 25th: The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
February 22nd: Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
March 29th: Surrender New York by Caleb Carr
April 26th: 
We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
May 31st: TBA

Book cover for The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve. Book cover for The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin. Book cover for Mr. Penumbra's 24 Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan. Book cover for Surrender New York by Caleb Carr. Book Cover for We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson, Red question mark.

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.

Big Island Library: The Adult Book Club meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 10:30 to 11:30 AM
December 18th: Reader’s Choice
January 15th: The Parting by Beverly Lewis
February 19th: Community Read Selection TBA
March 19th:  A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
April 16th: The Tuscan Child by Rhys Bowen
May 21st:
 Persuasion by Jane Austen

This month's book selection is readers choice Book cover for The Parting by Beverly Lewis. Red question mark. Book cover for A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles. Book cover for The Tuscan Child by Rhys Bowen. Book cover for Jane Austen's Persuasion.

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
January 14th: Educated by Tara Westover
February 11th: All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffin
March 11th: The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
April 8th:
Bear Town by Fredrik Backman
May 13th: Atomic City Girls by Janet Beard
June 10th: The Girl in the Green Sweater by Krystyna Chiger and Daniel Paisner

Book cover for Educated by Tara Westover. Book cover for All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffin. Book Cover for The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck.  Book Cover for The Atomic City Girls by Janet Beard.

Book cover for The Girl in the Green Sweater by Krystyna Chiger and Dan Paisner.

The Forest Public Library is location at 15583 Forest Road, Forest, VA 24551.  For more information call us at
540-425-7002.   The book club is sponsored by the Friends of the Forest Library.

Montvale Library: The Adult Book Club meets on the 1st Thursday of each month from 2:00 to 3:00 PM.
January 3rd: The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella
February 7th: Blowback by Valerie Plame
March 7th: The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes
April 4th: Truevine by Beth Macy
May 2nd: TBA
June 6th: TBA
Book cover for The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella. Book cover for Blowback by Valerie Plame. Book cover for The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes. Book cover for Truevine by Beth Macy. Red question mark.Red question mark.
The Montvale Public Library is located at 11575 Lynchburg Salem TPK., Montvale, VA 24122.  For more information call us at 540-425-7006.

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