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
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
February 22nd: TBA
March 29th: TBA

 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
November 20th: The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck
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

Book cover for The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck. Book cover for The Parting by Beverly Lewis. Reader's Choice icon. Red question mark. Book cover for A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles. Book cover for The Tuscan Child by Rhys Bowen.

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
November 12th: If the Creek Don’t Rise by Leah Weiss
December 10th: The Stupidest Angel by Christopher Moore
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
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. 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. The Book Cover for Bear Town by Fredrik Backman.

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.
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
March 7th: The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes
April 4th: Truevine by Beth Macy
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 book cover for Jojo Moyes' The Girl You Left Behind. Book cover for Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother’s Quest by Beth Macy.
The Montvale Public Library is located at 11575 Lynchburg Salem TPK., Montvale, VA 24122.  For more information call us at 540-425-7006.