Library Reading Groups

The 2015-2016 Reading Group lists are posted here. 

Annville Free Library Monday Night Book Group

Lebanon Library Tues Evening Group

Lebanon Library Thursday Afternoon Group

Matthews Library

Myerstown Community Library – hosts quarterly facilitated book discussions. Check their page for updates.

Palmyra Library

Annville Free Library The AFL book group generally meets on the last Monday night of the month at 6:30pm. We are a laid back group of guys and gals and we welcome new members. There is no need to register. Just show up! The group does not meet in December.

  • Jan. 25, 2016. Gaining Ground by Forrest Pritchard (One Book, One Community 2016 selection)

 

Lebanon Library Tues. evening book group
Group meets the last Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm

2016 Selections:

  • January 26, 2016. The Girl in the Spider”s Web by David Lagercrantz
  • February 23, 2016. Gaining Ground by Forrest Pritchard
  • March 29, 2016. I’m Perfect  You’re Doomed by Kyria Abrahams
  • April 26, 2016. The Man Who Made Vermeer by Jonathan Lopez
  • May 31, 2016.  The Witches by Stacy Schiff
  • June 28, 2016. The Unlikely Disciple by Kevin Roose
  • July 26, 2016. The Improbability of Love by Hannah Rothschild

2015 Selections:

  • Jan. 27, 2015. The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
  • Feb. 24, 2015. Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline – 2015 OBOC selection
  • Mar. 31, 2015. The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester (*note date change)
  • June 23, 2015. The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman
  • July 28, 2015. Look Who’s Back by Timur Vermes
  • August 25, 2015. The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
  • September 22, 2015. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  • October 27, 2015. The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
  • November 24, 2015. Bel Canto Ann Patchett
  • December 22, 2015. The Broken Teaglass by Emily Arsenault

 

Lebanon Library Thursday afternoon book group
Meets the 1st Thursday at 2pm

2016 Selections:

  • January 7, 2016. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doeer
  • February 4, 2016. Gaining Ground: a story of farmers’ markets, local food and saving the family farm by Forrest Pritchard   (One Book, One Community 2016 selection)
  • March 3, 2016. The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown

2015 Selections:

  • Jan. 8, 2015. Dave Barry Turns 50 by Dave Barry
  • Feb. 4, 2015. Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline – 2015 OBOC selection
  • Mar. 4, 2015. To End All Wars by Adam Hochschild
  • April 2, 2015. A Higher Call by Adam Makos
  • May 7, 2015. The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wrecker
  • June 4, 2015. Moloka’i by Alan Brennet
  • July 2, 2015. The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
  • August 6, 2015. Family Life by Akil Sharma
  • Sept. 3, 2015. Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
  • Oct. 1, 2015. Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche

PALMYRA PUBLIC LIBRARY Book Club
Meets the 2nd Monday of the month at 6:45pm at the library at 50 Landings Drive, Annville, PA.
Call 717-838-1347 for more information.

  • July 13, 2015. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
  • August 10, 2015. Norwegian by Night by Derek Miller
  • September 14, 2015. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • October 12, 2015. Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple (the discussion will take place at Palm Lutheran Church –11 W Chery St., Palmyra – for this meeting because the library is closed).

MATTHEWS PUBLIC LIBRARY Book Club
The club meets upstairs in the library at 5:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month to discuss the month’s literary selection.

  • January 26, 2016 Case Histories by Kate Atkinson
  • February 23, 2016 Gaining Ground by Forrest Pritchard (this year’s One Book One Community selection!)
  • March 22, 2016 On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
  • April 26, 2016 Under the Feet of Jesus by Helena Maria Viramontes
  • May 24, 2016 Evensong by Gail Godwin