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 Thursday of each month at 9:00AM (excluding December).

Month: Title: Discussion Day:
January  A Christmas by the Sea by Melody Carlson 1/18/2024
February  Anxious People by Fredrik Backman 2/15/2024
March  The Searcher by Tana French 3/21/2024
April  The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman 4/18/2024
May  The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah 5/16/2024
June  The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena 6/20/2024
July  An Unlikely Blessing by Judy Baer 7/18/2024
August  Live Wire: Long-Winded Short Stories by Kelly Ripa 8/15/2024
September  The People We Keep by Allison Larkin 9/19/2024
October   10/17/2024
November   11/19/2024


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

Month: Title: Discussion Day:
January  A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley 1/19/2024
February  Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley 2/16/2024
March  The Six: The Lives of the Mitford Sisters by Laura Thompson 3/15/2024
April  Worse Hard Time by Timothy Egan 4/19/2024
May  The Intimitable Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse 5/17/2024
June  The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline 6/21/2024
July  Secret Diary of Henrick Groen by Henrick Groen 7/19/2024
August  North of Normal by Cea Sunrise Person 8/16/2024
September  Watchers by Dean Koontz 9/20/2024
October  Secret Life of Sunflowers by by Marta Molnar and Dana Marton 10/18/2024
December  Pioneer Girl by Laura Ingles WIlder 12/20/2024


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

Month: Title: Discussion Day:
January  Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel


February  The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare 2/8/2024
March  Velvet Was the Night by Silvia Moreno-Garcia 3/14/2024
April  Disorientation by Elaine Hsieh Chou


May  Matrix by Lauren Groff


June  Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt


July  None of This is True by Lisa Jewell


August  How to Be Eaten by Maria Adelmann


September  The People We Keep by Allison Larkin 9/12/2024
October  At the Coffee Shop of Curiosities by Heather Webber


November  Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt 11/14/2024
December  Murder at the Book Club by Betsy Reavley 12/12/2024


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

Month: Title: Discussion Day:
January  Invisible by Christina Diaz Gonzalez & Gabriela Epstein 1/3/2024
February  The Unteachables by Gordon Korman 2/7/2024
March  Class Act by Jerry Craft 3/6/2024
April  Alone by Megan E. Freeman 4/3/2024
May  Roll with It by Jamie Sumner 5/1/2024
June  The Lost Library by Rebecca Stead and Wendy Mass 6/5/2024
July  Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson 7/3/2024
August  Odder by Katherine Applegate 8/7/2024
September  A Rover's Story by Jasmine Warga 9/4/2024
October  The House at the Edge of Magic by Amy Sparkes 10/2/2024
November  The Flamingo by Guojing 11/6/2024
December  We Dream of Space by Erin Entrada Kelly 12/4/2024