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St. Tammany Parish Library Book Clubs

Bayou Book Markers
- Lacombe 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










 

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 20                The Husband’s Secret
                            By: Liane Moriarty
  • Feb 17              Cleopatra
                            By:  Stacy Schiff
  • Mar  17             Orphan Train 
                            By: Christine Baker Kline
  • Apr   21            All the Light We Cannot See
                            By:  Anthony Doerr
  • May  19            100 yr old Man who climbed out
                            The window and disappeared
                            By:  Jonas Jonasson
  • Jun  16            Invention of Wings
                            By: Sue Monk Kidd
  • Jul   21             Mr Penumbra’s 24 hr Bookstore
                            By: Robin Sloan
  • Aug 18             All-girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion
                            By: Fannie Flagg
  • Sep 15              Gone Girl
                            By: Gillian Flynn
  • Oct 20              Dracula
                            By: Bram Stoker
  • Nov 17              Inferno
                            By: Dan Brown


                     

* 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.

  • 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.



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  2015

                             

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.


Madisonville Book Club

Madisonville Book Club meets on the first Wednesday of the month. 
6:30 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 7 - Sister by Rosamund Lupton
  • February 4 - The Witness Wore Red by Rebecca Musser
  • March 4 - Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seierstad 
  • April 1 - Bossypants by Tina Fey
  • May 6 - The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
  • June 3 - The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
  • July 1 - Third Degree by Greg Iles
  • August 5 - Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
  • September 2 - Wild by Cheryl Strayed
  • October 7 - Loving Frank by Nancy Horan
  • November 4 - The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
  • December 2 - A Winter Dream by Richard Paul Evans
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.


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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