Book Clubs

If you love books and love talking about them, join one of JTPL’s book discussion groups! From Mystery to African-American Literature, JTPL offers a book group for everyone. Find out which one is best for you!

June 2017

African American Literature Book Club

Cover of Believing In Magic by Cookie Johnson

When:
3rd Saturday of the month from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Where:
Jeffersonville location
Theme:
This book club is for adults who enjoy reading and discussing works by or about African-American authors
More Info:
Call Kim Jackson at (812) 285–8602
Up Next:
Believing In Magic by Cookie Johnson and Bad Blood by Mary Monroe

Clarksville Book Club

book cover of Shakespeare Saved My Life by Laura Bates

When:
Last Wednesday of the month at 1 p.m.
Where:
Clarksville location
Theme:
The club discusses a wide variety of books and authors and has been in existence over 10 years
More Info:
Call Pam Seabolt at (812) 285–5640
Up Next:
Shakespeare Saved My Life by Laura Bates

Let’s Have a Conversation: All About Books

Let's Have A Conversation All About Books

When:
Second Tuesday of the month from 1 – 2 p.m.
Where:
Jeffersonville location
Theme:
This new group is a general book discussion group with no specific titles assigned each month.
More Info:
Call Harriet Goldberg at (812) 285–5635
Up Next:
Various titles

Literary Ladies Book Club

Cover of They May Not Mean To, But They Do by Cathleen Schine

When:
Third Wednesday of the month from 6 – 7 p.m.
Where:
Clarksville location
Theme:
Books that focus on family, friendship, and relationships that feature strong female characters
More Info:
Call Jennifer Harl at (812) 285–5640
Up Next:
They May Not Mean To, But They Do by Cathleen Schine


Mystery Book Club

When:
Third Monday of the month from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Where:
Jeffersonville location
Theme:
This book club is for patrons who enjoy reading and discussing mystery books
More Info:
Call Sharon Zimmerman at (812) 285–5635
Up Next:
No specific book discussion; instead, join four officers of the Speed City Indiana Chapter of Sisters in Crime who will engage in a panel discussion on their recently published book, The Fine Art of Murder.

Who Picked That Book?! Club

Cover of Morgue: A Life In Death by Dr. Vincent DiMaio

When:
Second Monday of the month from 6 – 7 p.m.
Where:
Clarksville location
Theme:
True crime and suspense in both fiction and non-fiction, but also other books of interest
More Info:
Call Pam Seabolt at (812) 285–5640
Up Next:
Morgue: A Life In Death by Dr. Vincent DiMaio