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
August 31st: A Confederacy of Dunces by John Toole
September 28th: Night by Elie Wiesel
October 26th: Mrs. Poe by Lynn Cullen
November 30th: Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
December 28th: The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve
January 25th: TBA
 Book cover for A Confederacy of Dunces by John Toole. Book cover for Night by Elie Wiesel. Book cover for Mrs. Poe by Lynn Cullen. Book cover for Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly. Book cover for Anita Shreve's The Stars Are Fire.
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
August 21st: Reader’s Choice
September 18th: In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox by Carol Burnett
October 16th: H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
November 20th: The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck
December 18th: Reader’s Choice
January 15th: TBA

Book cover for In such good company : eleven years of laughter, mayhem, and fun in the sandbox by Carol Burnett. Book Cover for H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald. Book cover for The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck.
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
September 10th: The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger 
October 8th: Lives Like Loaded Guns by Gordon Lyndall 
November 12th: If the Creek Don’t Rise by Leah Weiss
December 10th: The Stupidest Angel by Christopher Moore
January 14th: TBA
February 11th: TBA

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger book cover. Book cover for Lives Like Loaded Guns by Lyndall Gordon. The book cover for If the Creek Don't Rise by Leah Weiss - the Big Island Library's book club selection for April 2018. Book Cover for The Stupidest Angel by Christopher Moore.

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.
September 6th: Reader’s Choice
October 4th: The October List by Jeffery Deaver 
November 1st: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
December 6th: The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
January 3rd: The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella
February 7th: Blowback by Valerie Plame
Book Cover for Jeffrey Deaver's book The October List. Book cover for Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty. Book cover for Graeme Simsion's The Rosie Project Book cover for Sophie Kinsella's The Undomestic Goddess. Book cover for Valerie Plame's Blowback.
The Montvale Public Library is located at 11575 Lynchburg Salem TPK., Montvale, VA 24122.  For more information call us at 540-425-7006.