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1st Thursday Book Club

Join us in a lively discussion of recent literary fiction. We meet the first Thursday of every month from 7:00 to 8:30 PM.  at the Cape May Court House Library.  Below is the current reading list. If you would like to be part of any or all of these discussions, you are welcome to join us. No need to sign up - just show up!

2014 Book List

January: Agaat by Marlene VanNiekert
February: The Lonely Polygamist by Brady Udale
March: Hikikomori and the Rental Sister: by Jeff Bacus
April: To the End of the Land by David Grossman
May: The Secret Life of Emily Dickinson: the novel by Jerome Charyn
June: Little Women(tea party)by Louia May Alcott
July: Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs
August: The Watchers by Jon Steele
September: The Women Upstairs by Claire Messud
October: and the Mountain Echoed by Khaled Husseini
November: Master and Margarita by Michael Bulgekov
December: Foreign Bodies by Cynthia Ozick



The Great Books Reading and Discussion Group

The  Great Books Reading and Discussion group will begin again this September.  Great Books has been meeting at the Cape May Court House Library for over 20 years.  The discussion sessions are held every other Thursday from 10am to 12 noon from September through May at the Cape May Court House Library.


9/26 Seneca

On Tranquility of Mind

10/10 Bacon

The New Organon

10/24 Locke

A Letter concerning Toleration

11/7 Reynolds

Discourse Seven

11/21 Fitzgerald

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

12/5 Eliot

The Lifted Veil

12/19 Twain

The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg

1/9 Nietzsche

On the Advantage and Disadvantage of History for Life

1/23 Addams

The Devil Baby at Hull House

2/6 Wells

The Man Who Could Work Miracles

2/20 Mann

Mario the Magician

3/6 Mansfield

The Daughters of the Late Colonel

3/20 Capek


4/3 McCarthy

My Confession

4/17 Eisenberg

Holy Week

5/1 TBA

To Be Announced


(+ designates additional readings)



Great Classic Fiction Book Club

The Great Classic Fiction Book Club meets every 3rd Thursday of the month* at 4:00 PM at the Cape May Court House Library. Sallie Mellem will be leading the discussion, holds a Master's degree in Literature and has taught secondary English for 27 years as well as other adult seminars. The class determines what book is next read and then discussed. If you are interested in joining this book club, please call Sallie Mellem at 884-8625 for more information and the title of the next book to be read.

*There will be no Great Classic Fiction Book Club meeting during July or August.

Online Book Clubs

Join any of our free Online Book Clubs and start reading new and exciting books in your email. Each day we'll send you a 5-minute portion of a book. By the end of the week, you'll have read 2-3 chapters. If you'd like to finish a book, stop by the library and pick up a copy. Every week we feature new books. Sign up with your e-mail address today and start reading tomorrow. The following clubs are available: Audio Books - Business Books - Fiction Books - Good News Books - Horror Books - Mystery Books - NonFiction Books - Pre-Publication Books - Romance Books - Science Fiction Books - Teen Books



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