Around Orange County
Outdoor Explorer Book Club
For readers who enjoy books about nature and outdoor adventure! Second Sunday of each month from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. at different venues in the Chapel Hill/Hillsborough area. Please email Evelyn at email@example.com for the meeting place.
August 11 – The Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf
September 8 – Beyond Words; What Animals Think by Carl Safina
October 13 – The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery
November 10 – High Tide in Tucson by Barbara Kingsolver
December 8 – The Genius of Birds by Jennifer Ackerman
At the Main Library in Hillsborough
First Monday Classics
This club meets the first Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library. Each discussion is led by one of these local authors: Ariel Djanikian, Clay Griffith, Nathan Kotecki, or James Maxey. Please email for more details.
August 5 – In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
September – Labor Day; no meeting
October 7 – The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne
November 4 – Dangerous Liaisons by Pierre Choderlos De Laclos
December 2 – Call of the Wild by Jack London
Tuesday Evening Book Club
This club meets the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library. Please email for more details.
August 13 – The Road to Bittersweet by Donna Everhart
September 10 – The Secret Token by Andrew Lawler
October 8 – Reader’s Choice
November 12 – Becoming by Michelle Obama
At the Carrboro Branch Library
Carrboro Branch Adult Book Club
This club meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Carrboro Branch. Join us for this free monthly librarian-led discussion. Copies of the book are usually available. Please call the Carrboro Branch at 919.969.3006 or email Jody Smith for more details.
Book Club Kits
If you'd like to start your own book club, we can help. See more information and a list of our current Book Club Kits. Every kit includes a reader's guide that contains discussion questions and/or an author spotlight.