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 Doloras at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 – No meeting
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.
November 12 – Becoming by Michelle Obama
December 10 – Christmas in Plains: Memories by Jimmy Carter
January 14 – The Library Book by Susan Orlean
February 11 – The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George
March 10 – Choose your own lesser known classic
April 14 – Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio by Terry Ryan
May 12 – Reader's Choice
June 9 – The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates
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 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.