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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

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

Urban Fiction Book Club - Slidell 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 19 - All the Light we Cannot See
    By Anthony Doerr
  • Feb 16 - Go Set a Watchman
    By: Harper Lee
  • Mar 15 - The Nightingale
    By: Kristin Hannah
  • Apr 19 - Where’d you go Bernadette?
    By: Maris Semple
  • May 17 - Boys in the Boat
    By: Daniel Brown
  • Jul 19 - The Martian
    By: Andy Weir
  • Aug 16 - My Southern Journey
    By: Rick Bragg
  • Sep 20 - I am Malala
    By: Malala Yousafzai
  • Oct 18 - Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend
    By: Katarina Bivald
  • Nov 15 - A Paris Apartment
    By: Michelle Gable
                         

* 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.



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. 4


BOOKS AND DATES FOR  2016   -     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.

  • This book club meets the first Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm in the meeting room. No registration is required.

    • March 14, 2016 The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, by C. Alan Bradley
    • April 11, 2016 Bye Bye,  Baby by Max Collins
    • May 9, 2016 Landline by Rainbow Rowell
    • June 13, 2016 Chocolat by Joanne Harris
    • July 11, 2016 Sarah: Women of Genesis by Orson Scott Card 
    • August 8, 2016  What Angels Fear by C. S. Harris
    • September 12, 2016 The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalup
    • October 10, 2016 The Wives of Los Alamos by TaraShea Nesbit
    • November 14, 2016 The Girl in the Spider's Web by David Lagercrantz
    • December 12, 2016 The Heart Specialist by Claire Rothman

       

       

       

No registration required.
For more information contact Monique Audibert 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 12th • Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
February 16th • Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard*
March 8th •The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins April 12th • The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
May 10th • Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King
June 14th • The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
July 12th • Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy by Karen Abbott
August 9th • All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
September 13th • The Secret Life of Violet Grant by Beatriz Williams
October 11th • Dr. Mutter's Marvels by Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz
November 8th • An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris
December 13th • And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
*Meeting on 3rd Tuesday due to Mardi Gras.

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 Urban Fiction 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 19 -   The Ex-Files
                                by Victoria Christopher Murray
    February 16 - The Help
                                by Kathryn Stockett
    March 15 -       I am Malala
                                by Malala Yousafzai
    April 19 -         Casting the First Stone 
                                by Kimberly Lawson Roby
    May 17 -            Shanghai Girls
                                 by Lisa See
    June 21 -           Milk in My Coffee 
                                 by  Eric Jerome Dickey
    July 19 -            What a Sista Should Do
                                 by Tiffany L. Warren
     August 16 -      The Nightingale
                                 by Kristin Hannah
    September 20 - The House on Mango Street
                                    by Sandra Cisneros
    October 18 -       The Shoemaker's Wife
                                    by Adriana Trigiani
    November 15 -  The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
                                    by Shermie Alexie
    December 13 -    A Christmas Prayer
                                    by Kimberly Lawson Roby