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In Other Worlds SFF Book Club (In-Person)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
East Columbia Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: ECO Studio A (Classroom)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:

 

 

Welcome science fiction & fantasy enthusiasts and other intrepid readers!

Discuss a wide-array of SFF movies (quarterly on 2nd Wednesdays) and books (monthly on 4th Wednesdays)

This event is in the "Adults" group.

In Other Worlds SFF Book Club (Online)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Book Clubs
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:

 

 

Welcome science fiction & fantasy enthusiasts and other intrepid readers!

Discuss a wide-array of SFF movies (quarterly on 2nd Wednesdays) and books (monthly on 4th Wednesdays)

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Romance Reads (Online)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Online Classes & Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:

Love to read romance novels? Do you need an escape from reality? Join the Romance Reads Book Discussion!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Murder, Mischief, and Mayhem

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Belmont Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join us for a lively discussion of all things murderous, mysterious, and mischievous.  Sometimes it's fiction, sometimes non-fiction, but always interesting!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Global Reads

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Miller Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Ellicott Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:

Read and discuss a wide range of fiction and non-fiction books on different cultures around the world as well as immigrant fiction.

1st Mondays; 7- 8 pm. 

Join for a discussion of the following titles:

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spies, Lies, and Alibis Book Discussion Group

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Miller Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Patapsco Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:

We focus on spies, espionage, and world intrigue, alternating both classic and contemporary fiction and nonfiction, from the twentieth century and beyond.

Join us for discussion of the following titles:

This event is in the "Adults" group.

ELKS Excellent Reads

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Grist Mill Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Eclectic Evenings Meeting (Online)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Online Classes & Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:

Read and discuss a wide array of fiction and nonfiction titles.

2nd Tuesdays, 7-8 pm

Join for a discussion of the following title:

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Books on Tap (book club)

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Off Site
Registration
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:

Books on Tap reads across a wide variety of genres and points of view. Since we meet in the community, you are responsible for reserving the following titles for each meeting. Most are available in electronic formats, too.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

The UnBook Reading Group

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Off Site
Registration
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs, Community Events
Registration Required
Event Details:

The UnBook Reading Group

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Avalon Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs, Community Events
Registration Required
Event Details:

Share fiction and/or nonfiction titles that are on your bookshelf and we will share titles from our shelves. If you don't have a title to share, find inspiration in what others recommend and start building your reading list.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Author Works: 'American Ramble' with Neil King Jr.

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Miller Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Avalon Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs, Community Events, Health & Wellness, History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Event Details:

Part travelogue, part history, American Ramble is a thoughtful, warm-hearted guide to the country that we’ve inherited and that we’re making.”

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Warning Graphic Content (Online)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Adult Online Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:

Read and discuss a wide array of graphic novels. 2nd Thursdays 7 - 8 pm.

July 11 Damn Them All by Simon Spurrier

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:

Between the Lines​ is a space for readers who want to make an effort to read, highlight, and discuss layered stories.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mostly Historical Fiction

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Miller Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Ellicott Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:

We read and discuss historical fiction from a wide-range of time periods and settings—everything from ancient Greece to 1970s Hollywood so far. We occasionally read other genres as well.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reads of Acceptance (Online)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Book Clubs
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Community Events, Race, Equity & Inclusion
Registration Required
Event Details:

Discuss LGBTQ-related books and make new friends in a queer- & trans-affirming group setting. All identities and all ages (18+) are welcome.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Hockley Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:

This Summer, read and discuss books that celebrate journeys of discovery around the world.

June 17: Spirit Run: A 6000-Mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land by Noé Álvarez

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Adult Online Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Community Events, Race, Equity & Inclusion
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join our monthly discussion of Asian American literary titles. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Bas Bleu Book Discussion Group

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Miller Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Patapsco Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:

Bas Bleu, French for “bluestocking,” refers to an intellectual or literary woman.  We read a variety of literary fiction, and all are welcome – not just bluestockings!

Join us for a discussion of the following books:

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Nonfiction Book Club (in-person)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Savage Branch
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage Studio (Classroom)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:

Join the Nonfiction Book Club to share your thoughts on a varied array of Nonfiction selections.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Nonfiction Book Club (online)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Book Clubs
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join the Nonfiction Book Club to share your thoughts on a varied array of Nonfiction selections.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Noontime Books--IN PERSON

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:

Join us for an in person discussion of The Art Thief by Michael Finkel, at the Central Branch.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Light but not Fluffy

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Miller Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Ellicott Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:

Read and discuss light-hearted books that will make us smile. The books will talk about love, hope, and grace. They will include humor, and perhaps some snark, to spice things up. It will be fun! Join us. 

3rd Thursdays: 2 - 3 pm

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Nonfiction Addiction Book Club (In-Person)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
East Columbia Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Lucille Clifton Rooms A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Community Events
Registration Required
Event Details:

 

 

Explore the genre of nonfiction and join our discussions on third Thursdays!

 

Jul 18:  Rough Sleepers by Tracy Kidder

Aug 15: Summer Break