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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  Summer of '69 by Elin Hildebrand 1/19/2023
February  The 100-year-old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson 2/16/2023
March  A Dog Named Boo: How One Dog and One Woman Rescued Each Other and the Lives They Transformed Along the Way by Lisa J. Edwards 3/16/2023
April  The Music of Bees by Eileen Garvin 4/20/2023
May  Radio Girls by Sarah-Jane Statford 5/18/2023
June  Fast Girls: A Novel of the 1936 Women's Olympic Team by Elise Hooper 6/15/2023
July  Still Alice by Lisa Genova 7/20/2023
August   8/17/2023
September   9/21/2023
October   10/19/2023
November   11/16/2023

 

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

Month: Title: Discussion Day:
January  Every Last Cuckoo by Kate Maloy 1/20/2023
February  Educated by Tara Westover 2/17/2023
March  Defending Jacob by William Landay 3/17/2023
April  Meredith Willson: The Unsinkable Music Man by John C. Skipper 4/21/2023
May  Searching for Sylvie Lee by Jean Kwok 5/19/2023
June  The Music of Bees by Eileen Garvin 6/16/2023
July  Fast Girls: A Novel of the 1936 Women's Olympic Team by Elise Hooper 7/21/2023
August  Summer of 69' by Elin Hilderbrand 8/18/2023
September  Radio Girls by Sarah by Jane Statford 9/15/2023
October  Still Alice by Lisa Genova 10/20/2023
November  The Midnight Library by Matt Haig 11/17/2023
December  The Twelve Topsy-Turvy, Very Messy Days of Christmas by James Patterson and Tad Safran 12/15/2023

 

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

Month: Title: Discussion Day:
January  The Last True Poets of the Sea by Julia Drake

1/12/2023

February  The Music of Bees by Eileen Garvin 2/9/2023
March   The Flight Attendant by Chris Bohjalian 3/9/2023
April  What the Fireflies Knew by Kai Harris

4/13/2023

May  Saints and Misfits by S.K. Ali

5/11/2023

June  Defending Jacob by William Landay

6/8/2023

July  Yolk by Mary H.K. Choi

713/2023

August  Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

8/10/2023

September  The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh 9/14/2023
October  Still Alice by Liza Genova

10/12/2023

November  Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel 11/9/2023
December   12/814/2023

 

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

Month: Title: Discussion Day:
January The Cardboard Kingdom by Chad Sell (graphic novel) 1/4/2023
February Holes by Louis Sachar 2/1/2023
March White Bird by R.J. Palacio (graphic novel) 3/1/2023
April Liar, Liar by Gary Paulsen 4/4/2023
May   5/3/2023
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December  Pie in the Sky by Remy Lai 12/7/2022