Book Clubs

The Sumner Public Library offers 4 separate book clubs, who are always ready for new members!

Multiple copies of the books are provided by the library for each group. Please contact the library if you are interested in joining!

In the Stacks Group (in the main area of the library): 
Meets 3rd Friday of each month at 9:00AM. (Temporarily moved to third Thursday of each Month, starting 9/2020.)

Month: Title: Discussion Day:
January The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier 1/20/2022
February Keeping Lucy by T. Greenwood 2/17/2022
March The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens 3/17/2022
April Nomadland by Jessica Bruder 4/21/2022
May Home Front by Kristin Hannah 5/19/2022
June Letter From a Stranger by Barbara Taylor Bradford 6/16/2022
July Wedded to War: Heros Behind the Lines by Joycelyn Green 7/21/2022
August Beneath a Golden Veil by Melanie Dobson 8/18/2022
September The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty 9/15/2022
October Matchmaking for Beginners by Maddie Dawson 10/20/2022
November The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan 11/17/2022


Friday AM Coffee Book Group (program room):
Meets 3rd Friday of each month at 9:00AM. 

Month: Title: Discussion Day:
January The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens 1/21/2022
February Beartown by Fredrik Backman 2/18/2022
March The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab 3/18/2022
April The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Alexie Sherman 4/15/2022
May The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier 5/20/2022
June One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus 6/17/2022
July Nomadland by Jessica Bruder 7/15/2022
August The Cold Dish by Craig Johnson 8/19/022
September Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie 9/16/2022
October The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kierna 10/21/2022
November The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg 11/18/2022
December Lark! The Herald Angels Sing by Donna Andrews 12/16/2022


Evening Book Club (program room):
Meets 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:00PM. 

Month: Title: Discussion Day:
January  We Are All the Same in the Dark by Julia Heaberlin


February  There There by Tommy Orange 2/10/2022
March  The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah 3/10/2022
April  Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann


May  Gold Diggers by Sanjena Sathian


June  Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro


July  Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse


August  Born a Crime by Trevor Noah


September  The Tiger Mom's Tale by Lyn Liao Butler 9/8/2022
October  The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty


November  Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford 11/10/2022
December  Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson 12/8/2022


Kids' Book Club (program room):
Meets 1st Wednesday of each month at 4:00PM. 

Month: Title: Discussion Day:
January Lumberjanes Vol. 1: Beware the Kitten Holy by Noelle Stevenson 1/5/2022

CatStronauts 1: Mission Moon by Drew Brockington

March Illegal by Eoin Colfer 3/2/2022
April New Kid by Jerry Craft 4/6/2022
May Snapdragon by Kat Keyh 5/4/2022
June Artemis Fowl: the graphic novel by Eoin Colfer 6/1/2022
July The Pathfinders Society: The Curse of the Crystal Cavern by Francesco Sedita 7/6/2022
August Magic Treehouse: Dinosaurs Before Dawn by Mary Pope Osborne 8/3/2022
September Allergic by Megan Wagner Lloyd 9/7/2022
October  Matilda by Roald Dahl 10/5/2022

The Ghoul Next Door by Cullen Bunn

December   12/7/2022