Around Orange County
Outdoor Explorer Book Club
For readers who enjoy books about nature and outdoor adventure! Second Sunday of each month at 4 p.m. at different venues in the Chapel Hill/Hillsborough area. Please email for more details.
January 20 (originally scheduled for December 9) - Woodswoman by Anne LaBastille. For meeting place information, contact Maureen at the Main Library. (Note: Books for the coming year will be decided upon at this meeting. Beginning in February, we will resume the second Sunday schedule.)
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.
January 7 – The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
February 4 – Roots by Alex Haley
March 4 – Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
April 1 – The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
May 6 – The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
June 3 – The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
July 1 – The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain
August 5 – In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
September – Labor Day; no meeting
Oct–Dec - Titles to be determined
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.
January 8 - Educated by Tara Westover
February 12 - A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline
March 12 - Readers' choice
April 9 - Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard
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.
November 27 - The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
December 27 - No meeting
January 22 - Old Filth by Jane Gardam
February 26 - Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler
March 26 - In the Darkroom by Susan Faludi
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.