Book Clubs

There are two branch book clubs. All members and guests are invited to come and enjoy the discussions and meet new friends!

Wednesday Literature Group

Helen Bettendorf, (320)-380-3719, organizes the gatherings.

Thursday Night Book Club

Mary Harlander-Locke organizes the gatherings for this group.

Book selections for the next few months are:
  • December 15: “The Sweetness of Water,” Nathan Harris (6:30 p.m. @ Donna’s, 22 Highbanks Place).
  • Jan. 26: “The Need to Be Whole,” by Wendell Berry on Zoom.
  • Feb. 2: “Ejaculate Responsibly” by Gabrielle Blair on Zoom.
  • March 23: “Foster” by Claire Keegan at Great River Regioinal Library.
  • April 27: “Sea of Tranquility” by Emily St. John lead by Laura.
  • May 25: “The Hero of this Book” by Elizabeth McCracken lead by Barbara. 
  • June 22: “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo” by Taylor Jenkins Reid lead by Kathryn.
  • July 27:  “The Book Haters’ Book Club” by Gretchen Anthony lead by Mary.
  • August 24: ” Jacqueline in Paris” by  Ann Mah lead by Linda.
  • Sept. 28: “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr lead by Jean.
  • Oct. 26 : “Evidence of V” by Sheila O’Connor lead by Trish.
  • Nov. 16:  “Horse”  by Geraldine Brooks lead by Joyce.
  • Dec. 14: “Botticelli’s Secret”by Joseph Luzzi lead by Donna.