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Book Clubs

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In-Person Book Clubs

Meetings are on the last Thursday of the month at 6:30pm in the Cayuga Library.

Upcoming selections:

January 25th, 2024 – “The Moon of the Crusted Snow” by Wauhgeshig Rice  (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby)

February 29th, 2024 –  “The Humans” by Matt Haig(eBook-Libby)

March 28th, 2024 – “How High We Go In The Dark” by Sequoia Nagamatsu(eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby)

April 25th, 2024 – “Lone Wolf” by Jodi Picoult  (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby)

May 30th, 2024 – “Shanghai Girls”  by Lisa See(eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby)

June 27th, 2024 – “The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle” (also titled “The 7.5 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle”) by Stuart Turton(eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby)

July 24th, 2024 – “When We Lost Our Heads” by Heather O’Neil (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary) (eAudiboook-CloudLibrary)

August 29th, 2024 – “Pew” by Catherine Lacey

September 26th. 2024 “Looking for Jane”  by Heather Marshall(eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary)

October 31st, 2024 “The Art Thief” by Michael Finkel(eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary)

November 28th, 2024 “It’s One of Us” by J.T. Ellison(eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary) (eAudiboook-CloudLibrary)

No Meeting in December

Caledonia Book Club

Meetings on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m. at the Caledonia Library

Upcoming selections:


November 8th –“Along Came a Spider” by James Patterson (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby) (eAudiboook-CloudLibrary)

December 13th“The Sea Gate by Jane Johnson (eBook-Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary)


January 10th “Agatha Christie: An Autobiography” by Agatha Christie or “Agatha Christie A Biography”  by Janet Morgan 

February 14th “The Judge’s List”  by John Grisham(eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary)

March 13th “All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr(eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby)(eAudiboook-CloudLibrary)

April 10th “The Diviners” by Margaret Laurence (eBook-Libby)

May 8th Raven Black” by Anne Cleeves (eBook-Libby)

June 12th “A Town Called Solace” by Mary Lawson (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary)

July 10th “The Bell Jar” by Silvia Plath (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby)

August 9th “Orlando: A Biography” by Virgina Wolf(eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary) (eAudiboook-CloudLibrary)

Dunnville Readers Club

Meetings on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at the Dunnville Library.

Upcoming selections:


January 18th – “Still Life” by Louise Penny (eBook – Libby)

May 17thThe Forgotten Daughter by  Joanna Goodman (eBook – Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary) (eAudiobook – CloudLibrary)

June 21st   – Beach Read by Emily Henry (eBook – Libby) (eAudiobook – Libby)

July 19th“Talking to Strangers” by Malcolm Gladwell (eBook – Libby) (eAudiobook – Libby) (eAudiobook – CloudLibrary)

August 16th  –  The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry” by Gabrielle Zevin (eBook – Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary)

September 20thBraving the Wilderness” by Brené Brown (eBook – Libby) (eAudiobook – Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary)

October 18th – “Wish You Were Here” by Jodi Picoult (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby)

November 15th –“The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary) (eAudiboook-CloudLibrary)

No Meeting in December


January 17th,  2024 – “Poison Wood Bible” by Barbara Kingsolver

February 21th,  2024 – “The Forgotten Garden”   by Kate Morton (eBook-Libby)

March 20th, 2024 – “Pull of the Stars”  by Emma Donoghue (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary) (eAudiboook-CloudLibrary)

April 17th, 2024 – “On One Would Listen” by Mary Markopolos

May 15th, 2024 – “Heart is a Lonely Hunter” by Carson McCullers  (eBook-Libby)

June 19th, 2024 – “The Five People You Meet in Heaven” by Mitch Albom (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary) (eAudiboook-CloudLibrary) (DVD)

July 17th, 2024 –“The Stolen Hours”  by Allen Eskens

August 21st, 2024 –“The Edge of Eternity” by Ken Follett (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary) (eAudiboook-CloudLibrary)

September 18th, 2024 –“Cutting For Stone” by Abraham Verghese (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby)

October 16th. 2024 –“Women Talking” by Miriam Towes (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary)

November 20th, 2024 –“The Buried Giant” by Kazuo Ishiguro (eBook-Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary)

Grace Book Club (Caledonia)

Meetings on the last Monday each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Caledonia Library.

Upcoming selections:


May 29th“The Power of the Dog” by Thomas Savage  (eBook – Libby) (eAudiobook – Libby)

June 26th“The Good Father”  by Wayne Grady  (eBook – Libby) (eAudiobook – Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary)

July – No Meeting

August – No Meeting

September 25th – “Find You First” by Linwood Barclay (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary) (eAudiboook-CloudLibrary)

No meeting in October due to branch renovations

November 27th“A Better Man” by Louise Penny (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby) (eAudiboook-CloudLibrary)

*December 18th“The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood (eBook-Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary)

*Meeting is a week early due to Christmas*


January 29th, 2024“The Keeper of Lost Things” by Ruth Hogan

February 26th, 2024 – “And Then She Vanishes” by Claire Douglas ((eBook-Libby)

March 25th, 2024 –“The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie” by Alan Bradley (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby)

April 29th, 2024 –“Let’s Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir” (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary)

May 27th, 2024 – “The Humans” by Matt Haig(eBook-Libby)

June 24th,  2024 “Fayne” by Anne-Marie MacDonald(eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby)

No meetings in July and August

September 30th, 2024 –“On a Night of a Thousand Stars” by Andrea Yaryura Clark

Jarvis Book Club

Meetings on the 2nd Monday of each month at 2 p.m. at the Jarvis Library.

Upcoming selections:

No Meetings in July and August

September 11th     “Our Missing Hearts” By Celeste Ng   (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary)

October 2nd *        “The Elephant Whisperer” by Lawrence Anthony  (eBook-Libby)

November 13th       “Still Hopeful” by Maude Barlow (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby)

December 11th         “Women Talking”   by Miriam Toews (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby)

No Meeting in January 

February 12th, 2024         “Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus  (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary) (eAudiboook-CloudLibrary)

March 11th, 2024          “The Diamond House by Dianne Warren

April 8th, 2024               “The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary) (eAudiboook-CloudLibrary)

May 13th, 2024              “Ducks: Two Years in the Oil Sands”by Kate Beaton (eBook-Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary)

June 10th, 2024             “Fire Weather: The Making of a Beast” by John Vaillant  (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby)

*Dates are the  first Monday instead of the 2nd due to holidays.

Selkirk Book Club

Meetings on the last Monday of the month at 1:00p.m. at the Selkirk Library.

Upcoming selections:

October 30      “Where the Sky Begins” by Rhyse Bowen

November 27th    “Giver of Stars” by Jojo Moyes  (eBook-Libby)  (eAudiobook-Libby)

No Meeting in December


January 29th    “The Forgotten Daughter” by Joanna Goodman   (eBook-Libby)   (eAudiobook-Libby)

February 26th    “The Spoon Stealer”  by Lesley Crewe  (eBook-Libby)  (eBook – CloudLibrary)

March 25th         ” Dear Mrs. Bird”  by A.J. Pearce  (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby)

April 29th          “Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine” by  Gail Honeyman   (eBook-Libby)   (eAudiobook-Libby)

May 27th         What Alice Forgot” by Laine Moriarty (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby)

June 24th         “Ask Again – Yes” by Mary Beth Keane(eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby)

July 29th           “A Life Without Water” by Marci Bolden  (eBook-Libby)

August 26th      “The Alice Network” by Kate Quinn(eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby)

**September 23rd  “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo” by Taylor Jenkins Reid  (eBook-Libby) (eAudiobook-Libby) (eBook – CloudLibrary) (eAudiboook-CloudLibrary)

October 30th           “The Paris Library” by Janet Skeslien Charles(eBook-Libby)  (eAudiobook-Libby)

November 25th      “Lessons in Chemistry” by Bonnie Garmus  (eBook-Libby)  (eAudiobook-Libby)  (eBook – CloudLibrary)  (eAudiboook-CloudLibrary)

** Indicates the meeting is schedules a week early due to stat holiday.

Start Your Own Book Club!

Are you interested in starting up a book club at your local library branch? If so, we would love to hear from you. Book clubs receive support in selecting and acquiring their books as well as monthly access to our meeting rooms for meeting. All clubs must be open to the public. If you are interested in starting a book club, please contact our Community Outrech Coordinator at

There are more opportunities to learn something new and connect other community members on our Adult Programs page.

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