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Carrboro Branch Adult Book Club

Third Tuesday of the Month at 6:30 pm at the Carrboro Branch | Email for More Details

This monthly librarian-led discussion is free to join and open to the public. Copies of the book are usually available. Please call the Carrboro Branch at 919-969-3006 for details.

Book Club Selections

January 20: Run by Ann Patchett
February 17: River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey by Candice Millard
March 17: Running the Rift by Naomi Benaron
April 21: Atonement by Ian McEwan

May 19: The Good Lord Bird by James McBride

2014 Fall-Winter

September 16: The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
October 21: The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe
November 18: Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
December 16: The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

First Monday Classics

First Monday of the month at 6:30 pm at the Main Library | Email for More Details

Each discussion led by local authors including Ariel Djanikian, Clay Griffith, Nathan Kotecki, and James Maxey.

Book Club Selections


January 5: The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne

February 2: Invisible Man, by Ralph Ellison

March 2: Little Women, Louisa May Alcott

April 6: 1984, George Orwell

May 4: Far from the Madding Crowd, Thomas Hardy

June 1: Winesburg, Ohio, Sherwood Anderson

July 6: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain

August 3: The Awakening, Kate Chopin

2014 Fall-Winter

October 6: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley and Dracula by Bram Stoker

November 3: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

December 1: A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens

Evening Book Club

Second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm at the Main Library | Email for More Details

Book Club Selections

January 13: Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela
February 10: Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow

March 10: Global Woman: Nannies, Maids, and Sex Workers in the New Economy by Barbara Ehrenreich and Arlie Russell Hochschild
April 14: Reader's Choice / Free Read

May 12: Krakatoa: the day the world exploded by Simon Winchester

2014 Fall-Winter

November 11: Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
December 9: This year it will be different by Maeve Binchy