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St. Tammany Parish Library Book Clubs

Bayou Book Markers
- Lacombe Branch

Between the Lines - Madisonville Branch

Book Beat - Bush Branch

Bookworms - Causeway Branch

Book Browsers - Pearl River Branch

Chapter Chat - Slidell Branch

Dogeared Readers - Covington Branch

Lamplight Readers - Madisonville Branch

Lit Wits - Abita Springs Branch

Madisonville Book Club -Madisonville Branch

Mandeville Book Club - Mandeville Branch

Page Turners - Slidell Branch

Under the Covers - Folsom Branch






 

Bayou Book Markers

     

The Lacombe Branch
Bayou Book Markers…
a reading group which meets
the third Tuesday of the month at
6:30 p.m.
28027 Hwy. 190
985 882-7858


Upcoming books are:

   
  • Jan  17           A Paris Apartment  
                            By: Michelle Gable
                       

  • Feb  21           A Spool of Blue Thread
                            By:  Anne Tyler

  • Mar   21          The Miniaturist
                            By: Jessie Burton

  • Apr  18        A Daring Life:Biography
     of Eudora Welty
                       By: Carolyn Brown
       

  • May  16       The Spellman Files
                       By: Lisa Lutz 

  • Jul   18         The Best of Me 
                       By: Nicholas Sparks

  • Aug  22*      The Tiger’s Wife
                       By: Tea Obreht 

  • Sep  19        A Man Called Ove
                            By:  Fredrick Backman

  • Oct   17        In Such Good Company 
                       By: Carroll Burnett

  • Nov   14       Last One Home 
                       By: Debbie Macomber


                         

* Note Dates have been changed.

 

Patrons may need to obtain copies of some books from
local bookstores as the library may have limited supply. 
The Lacombe Branch Bayou Book Markers is free and open to all.  Registration is not required.



Bush Book Beat

…a sparkling group which meets on the second Thursday of each month,
10:30 a.m. at the Bush Branch,
81597 Hwy. 41, Bush, LA.

Membership is free and open to all adults with an interest in reading and discussing books.

  • January 14                   The Elegance of the Hedgehog                        Muriel Barbery
  • February 11                 Whistling Season                                             Ivan Doig
  • March 10                    The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry                           Gabrielle Zevin
  • April 14                       Orphan Train                                                  Christina Kline
  • September 8               A Spool of Blue Thread                                   Anne Tyler
  • October 13                  The Children Act                                             Ian McEwan
  • November 10              Still Life With Bread Crumbs                          Anna  Quindlen
No registration required.
For more information contact Marjie Jahncke at the Bush Branch Library, 985 886-3588.

It is the responsibility of the attendees to acquire copies of the books. The library does have copies of each title, but they may not be available when needed. To check on availability, go to the Library Catalog.



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The Causeway Branch Bookworms…
Meetings are the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m.
3457 Hwy 190, Mandeville
626-9779

The books read are recommended by and voted on by the group.  Recommendations may be made at any time. 
Voting takes place at the November meeting.


January 10, 2017
The All Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion
by Fannie Flagg

February 14, 2017
The Railwayman’s Wife
by Ashley Hay

March 14, 2017
Circling the Sun
by Paula McLain

April 11, 2017
H is for Hawk
by Helen MacDonald

May 9, 2017
My Beautiful Friend
by Elena Ferrante

June 13, 2017
The War that Saved My Life
by Kimberley Brubaker Bradley

July 11, 2017
A Backpack, a Bear and 8 Crates of Vodka
by Lev Golinkin

August 8, 2017
The Girl with all the Gifts
by M.R. Carey

September 12, 2017
Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls
by David Sedaris

October 10, 2017
Quiet Neighbors
by Catriona McPherson

November 14, 2017
The Book Thief
by Marcus Zusak

December 12, 2017
Holiday Party
and Book Exchange

January 9, 2018
The Bone Clocks
by David Mitchell


Please note that the library may have limited copies of certain books. 
Patrons may need to obtain copies of some books from other sources. 
The Causeway Branch Bookworms is free and open to all. 
Registration is not required.

  

To check on availability of books, go to the Library Catalog.

For more information contact Shellie Savoy at the Causeway Branch Library, (985) 626-9779.


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The Book Browsers group meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 9:00 a.m. at the
Pearl River Branch, located at 64580 Hwy 41.

Membership is free and open to all adults with an interest in reading and discussing books.

Meeting Dates:

           
Please note that the library may have limited copies of certain books. Patrons may need to obtain copies of some books from local bookstores.
To check on availability, go to the Library Catalog.

The Pearl River Branch Book Browsers is free and open to all.
Registration is not required.
For more information contact Adele Salzer at the Pearl River Branch Library, (985) 863-5518.


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The Dogeared Readers group meets once a month on the third Wednesday of the month at the
Covington Branch, located on 310 W. 21st Ave. at 6;30 p.m.

Membership is free and open to all adults with an interest in reading and discussing the selected titles.

Meeting Dates:

Registration is not required.

It is the responsibility of the attendees to acquire copies of the books. The library does have copies of each title, but they may not be available when needed. To check on availability, go to the Library Catalog.

For more information please call (985) 893-6280


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MADISONVILLE BRANCH LIBRARY,  1123  MAIN STREET,  MADISONVILLE, LA.

 WE MEET AT 11:00 A.M.

This reading group meets the last Wednesday in the month except in  June, November, and December due to holidays and the Summer Reading Program.


BOOKS AND DATES FOR  2017   -     WE MEET AT 11:00 A.M.

                                 

                             

Please note that the library may have limited copies of certain books.  Patrons may need to obtain copies of some books from other sources.  All STPL book clubs are free and open to adult participants.


Registration is not required.

It is the responsibility of the attendees to acquire copies of the books. The library does have copies of each title, but they may not be available when needed. To check on availability, go to the
Library Catalog.

For more information contact Lillie Butler at the Madisonville Branch Library, (985) 845-4819. ext 102


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The Lit Wits group meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. at the
Abita Springs Branch, located at 71683 Leveson Street.

Membership is free and open to all adults with an interest in reading and discussing books.

Meeting Dates:

2016

Registration is not required.

It is the responsibility of the attendees to acquire copies of the books. The library does have copies of each title, but they may not be available when needed. To check on availability, go to the Library Catalog.

For more information contact Kay Redd at the Abita Springs Branch Library, (985) 893-6285.


Madisonville Branch Book Club

This book club meets the 2nd Monday of every month at 6:30pm
in the meeting room. No registration is required.

1123 Main Street
Madisonville, LA 70447

Membership is free and open to all adults with an interest in reading and discussing books.


  • January The Girl With No Shadow Joanne T. Harris
    February Dr. Mary's Monkey Edward Haslam
    March The Rainbow Comes and Goes Anderson Cooper
    April Killing Reagan Bill O' Reilly
    May The Orphan Train Christina Klein
    June Man's Search For Meaning Viktor Frankl
    July A Prayer For Owen Meany John Irving
    August  White Doves At Morning James Lee Burke
    September Two If By Sea Jacqueline Mitchard
    October The Weekenders Mary Kay Andrews
    November My Name is Lucy Barton Elizabeth Strout
    December My Mother Asked Me To Tell You She's Sorry Fredrik Backman

     

     

     

No registration required.
For more information contact Colleen Hoover at the Madisonville Branch Library, 985 845-4819

It is the responsibility of the attendees to acquire copies of the books. The library does have copies of each title, but they may not be available when needed. To check on availability, go to the Library Catalog.

 



Mandeville Book Club 2016
844 Girod Street

Please join us on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am for coffee, cookies, and an enthusiastic discussion of books!

January 10th • Outlander by Diana Gabaldon 
February 14th • Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow 
March 14th • A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny 
April 11th • Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly* 
May 9th • The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton 
June 13th • A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson 
July 11th • The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón 
August 8th • The River of Doubt by Candice Millard 
September 12th • In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware 
October 10th • Dead Wake by Erik Larson 
November 14th • Before the Fall by Noah Hawley 
December 12th • A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka by Lev Golinkin 

*Book Club Box

No registration is required.
For more information contact us at 626-4293 or mayerj@stpl.us

It is the responsibility of the attendees to acquire copies of the books. The library does have copies of each title, but they may not be available when needed. To check on availability, go to the Library Catalog.



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The Page Turners group meets once a month on the second Tuesday of the month at the Slidell Branch on 555 Robert Blvd. at 6:30 p.m.

Membership is free and open to all adults with an interest in reading and discussing the selected titles.

Meeting Dates:


Registration is not required.

It is the responsibility of the attendees to acquire copies of the books. The library does have copies of each title, but they may not be available when needed. To check on availability, go to the
Library Catalog.

For more information contact Nancy Little at the Slidell Branch Library, (985) 646-6470.



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    The Under the Covers Book Club will meet on the second Friday of the month at 1:00 p.m..
    at the
    Folsom Branch, located at 82393 Railroad Avenue.

    Membership is free and open to all adults with an interest in reading and discussing books.

    Meeting Dates:

    Registration is not required.

    It is the responsibility of the attendees to acquire copies of the books. The library does have copies of each title, but they may not be available when needed. To check on availability, go to the Library Catalog.

    For more information contact Lynne Moore at the Folsom Branch Library, (985) 796-9728.



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    The Chapter Book Club meets on the third Thursday of the month. 
    2 - 3 P.M. at the Slidell Branch


    555 Robert Blvd.
    Slidell, La
    985 646-6470

    Membership is free and open to all adults with an interest in reading and discussing books.

     

     

    Between the Lines Book Club : A Multicultural Book Club

    Meets on the third Tuesday of the month. 
    4-5 P.M. at the Madisonville Branch


    1123 Main Street
    Madisonville, LA 70447

    Membership is free and open to all adults with an interest in reading and discussing books.


    • January 17, 2017 The Perfect Affair  Lutishia Lovely ..

    •  February 21, 2017 Hidden Figures   Margot Lee Shetterly

    • March 21, 2017 The Gilded Years   Karin Tanabe

    • April 18, 2017 The Kitchen House   Kathleen Grissom

    • May 16, 2017 Snow Flower and the Secret Fan  Lisa See

    • June 20, 2017 A Love so Strong  Kendra Norman Bellamy .

    • July 18, 2017 The Girl in the Ice   Robert Bryndza

    • August 15, 2017 What’s Done in the Dark Reshonda Tate Billingsley

    •  September 19, 2017 Girl in Translation  Jean Kwok W

    •  October 17, 2017 Queen Sugar  Natalie Baszile

    • November 14, 2017 The Japanese Lover   Isabel Allende

    • December 12, 2017 The Perfect Marriage Kimberla Lawson Roby

    * Note Dates have been changed.