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Library Book Clubs

Previous Book Club Selections

Carlsbad Reads Together celebrates the 200th anniversary of "Frankenstein." 


Monday Night Classics Book Club

Time: Fourth Monday of every month at 7 p.m.       
Location:  Gowland Meeting Room
Contact: Heidi Wyner @ 760-602-2044 or Heidi.Wyner@carlsbadca.gov 

May 20: The Ballad of the Sad Cafe by Carson McCullers
June 24: The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham
July 22: My Antonia by Willa Cather
August 26: The Third Man by Graham Greene
September 23: A Death in the Family by James Agee 
October 28: The Postman Always Rings Twice by James Cain
November 25th: The Return of the Soldier by Rebecca West 


Tuesday Evening Book Club

Time: First Tuesday of every Month at 7 p.m. 
Location: Cole Community Room
Contact: Madelyn Horton @ 760-434-2933 or Madelyn.Horton@carlsbadca.gov 

June 4: House of Broken Angels by Luís Alberto Urrea
July 2: The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
August 6: Warlight by Michael Ondaajte
September 3: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan 
October 1: Dead Wake by Erik Larson
November 5: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
December 3: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides





First Wednesday Book Club

Time: First Wednesday of every Month at 2 p.m. 
Location: Gowland Meeting Room
Contact: Liza Blue @ Liza.Blue@carlsbadca.gov

June 5: Less by Andrew Sean Greer
July 3: Last Boat Out of Shanghai by Helen Zia  
Aug 7: The Friend by Sigrid Nunez  
Sep 4: Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver  
Oct 2: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah 
Nov 6: The Lost Family by Jenna Blum 
Dec 4: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens



Thursday Afternoon Book Club

Time: Second Thursday of every month at 2 p.m.
Location: Cole Community Room 
Contact: Sheri Hanlon @ 760-602-2062 Sheri.Hanlon@carlsbadca.gov    

June 13: The Samurai's Garden by Gail Tsukiyama 
July 11: If the Creek Don’t Rise by Leah Weiss
August 8: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
September 12: The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict
October 10: The Library Book by Susan Orlean
November 14: The Humans: A Novel by Matt Haig
December 12: Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover 



Spanish Language Book Club

El club de Lectura en Español se reúne una vez al mes.  Para más información llame al 760-931-4500
Time: Tuesdays at 10 a.m. 
Location: Learning Center Room 14
Contact: Lizeth Simonson @ 760-931-4500

May  21: El Invierno en Tu Rostro by Carla Montero
June 18: TBD