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SJCPL Online Book Club

Next Meeting

Monday, February 21
8:00–8:45 p.m.

by Kaitlyn Greenidge

Upcoming Titles:
Bettyville (March 14)
Dietland (April 11)

Past Titles:

Girl, Woman, Other (January 10)

Oona Out of Order (December 13)
The Master Butchers Singing Club (November 22)
Braiding Sweetgrass (October 18)
Afterlife (September 13)
All Systems Red (August 30)
An American Marriage (August 23)
The Honey Bus (July 26)
Girl Waits with Gun (June 21)
Here We Are (June 28)
Southernmost (late May)
Why We Swim (early May)
The Sympathizer (mid & late April)
I Contain Multitudes (late March & early April)
In the Country of Women (mid March)
The Revisioners (late February-early March)
How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy (early February)
The Atlas of Reds and Blues (late January)
World of Wonders (early January)

Poetry (late December)
The Authenticity Project (early December)
These Ghosts Are Family by Maisy Card (late November)
New Kid by Jerry Craft (mid November)
Good Talk by Mira Jacob (early November)
The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna by Juliet Grames (October)
Writers and Lovers by Lily King (September)
Sabrina and Corina by Kali Fajardo-Anstine (late August)
Notes from a Young Black Chef by Kwame Onwuachi (early August)
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers (July)
The Bear and The Nightingale by Katherine Arden  (June)
The Turner House by Angela Flournoy  (May)
The Wangs vs. The World by Jade Chang (April)
Why We Can’t Sleep by Ada Calhoun (March)

Book Groups:

Book Chat
1st Monday of the month
River Park Branch
10:30 a.m.

Book Talkers
3rd Monday of the month
Francis Branch
11:00 a.m.

Historical Fiction Book Club
2nd Thursday of the month
Centre Branch
1:00 p.m.

Books on Tap
Last Thursday of the month
Downtown South Bend (locations change seasonally)
7:00 p.m.

Liberty’s Readers
4th Tuesday of the month
North Liberty Branch
6:30 p.m.

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