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St. Tammany Parish Library Book Clubs

Bayou Book Markers
- Lacombe Branch

Black River Book Club - Black River Branch

Book Beat - Bush Branch

Bookworms - Causeway Branch

Book Browsers - Pearl River Branch

Dogeared Readers - Covington Branch

Lamplight Readers - Madisonville Branch

Lit Wits - Abita Springs 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 28            The Feast of All Saints
                            By: Anne Rice
  • Feb 25           Paris Wife
                            By:  Paula McLain
  • Mar  25           Unbroken 
                            By: Laura Hillenbrand
  • Apr   29          State of Wonder
                            By:  Ann Patchett
  • May  27          The Aviator’s Wife
                            By:  Melanie Benjamin
  • Jun  24                      The Red Tent
                            By: Anita Diamant
  • Jul   29           The Handmaid’s Tale
                            By: Margaret Atwood
  • Aug 27           Unwind
                            By: Neal Shusterman
  • Sep 30           Killing Kennedy
                            By: Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard
  • Oct 28            The Witness Wore Red
                            By: Rebecca Musser
  • Nov 18           Act like a Lady, Think like a Man
                            By: Steve Harvey


                     

* 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.





Black River Book Club

Black River Book Club meets on the first Wednesday of the month. 
6:30 p.m. at the Black River Branch

1519 Hwy 22 West
Suite 9
Madisonville, LA 70447

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

  • Wednesday, January 2, 2013: The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Wednesday, February 6, 2013: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  • Wednesday, March 6, 2013: The Moviegoer by Walker Percy
  • Wednesday, April 3, 2013: The Heart Mender: A Story of Second Chances by Andy Andrews
  • Wednesday, May 1, 2013: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
  • Wednesday, June 5, 2013: Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
  • Wednesday, July 3, 2013: Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of China by Paul French
  • Wednesday, August 7, 2013: The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman
  • Wednesday, September 4, 2013: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
  • Wednesday, October 2, 2013: A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
  • Wednesday, November 6, 2013: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
  • Wednesday, December 4, 2013: Calico Joe by John Grisham
No registration required.
For more information contact Jane Perreault at the Black River 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.




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.

  • September  11, 2014- The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by  Laurie King
  • October 9 - Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
  • November 13 - Snowflower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
  • December 11- Favorite Cookbook
  • January 8, 2015 - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  • February 12 - The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
  • March 12 - The Paris Wife  by Paula McLain
  • April 9 - Orphan Train by Christina Kline  
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 14, 2014
Team of Rivals: the Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln                                               
by Doris Kearns Goodwin

February 11, 2014
The Light Between Oceans
by M.L. Stedman

March 11, 2014
Where’d you go, Bernadette?
by Maria Semple

April 8, 2014
The Maltese Falcon
by Dashiel Hammet

May 13, 2014
Longbourn
by Jo Baker

June 10, 2014
Destiny of the Republic
by Candice Millard

July 8, 2014
The Aviator’s Wife
by Melanie Benjamin

August 12, 2014
Freud’s Mistress
by Karen Mack and Jennifer Kaufman

September 9, 2014
The Death of Bees
by Lisa O’Donnell

October 14, 2014
Under the Wide and Starry Sky
by Nancy Horan

November 11, 2014
The Yiddish Policeman’s Union
by Michael Chabon

December 9, 2014
Holiday Party
& Book Exchange

January 13, 2015
Bring up the Bodies
by Hilary Mantel


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) 871-1220.


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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  2014


Meeting Dates:

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 10:00 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:

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.



The Mandeville Book Club   The Mandeville Book Club The Mandeville Book Club 

Please join
the enthusiastic men and women
who will discuss the following books:

Mandeville Branch Library
The second Tuesday of every month.
10:00 a.m.

For more information, please contact
Jenny Mayer, Mandeville Branch Manager
985 626-4293



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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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