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!
2017 Book List
LGBTQIA Book Club
The LGBTQIA Book Club will be discussing a variety of Young Adult and Adult books during this new book club which will begin at 6:00 p.m. monthly on the last Tuesdays of each month.
2017 Book ListOctober 25th Afterworlds by Scott Westerfield
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 April at the Cape May Court House Library.
During the 2016-2017 year, we will be exploring Counterparts, a collection of contradicting short stories. Through the readings we explore themes central to the human condition, such as art, war, love, and death. Kat Givens will be leading the discussions. She may be reached at 463-6350.
No registration necessary! Come with your thoughts and share!
|Art||09/22/2016||"In Which the Story Pauses a Little" by George Eliot|
|10/06/2016||"The Decay of Lying" by Oscar Wilde|
|Equality||10/20/2016||"Equality, Value, and Merit" by Friedrich A. Hayek|
|11/03/2016||"Liberalism" by Ronald Dworkin|
|War||11/17/2016||"Ode 3.2" by Horace|
|12/01/2016||"Dulce et Decorum Est" by Wilfred Owen|
|Gender||12/15/2016||"Lilies" by John Ruskin|
|01/05/2017||"The Feminine Mystique" by Betty Freidan|
|Science||01/19/2017||"Rappaccini's Daughter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne|
|02/02/2017||"Vivisection" by Claude Bernard|
|Love||02/16/2017||"The Little Mermaid" by Hans Christian Andersen|
|03/02/2017||"The Pangs of Love" by Jane Gardam|
|Death||03/16/2017||"The Immoderation of Ifat" by Sara Suleri|
|03/30/2017||"Now we are Five" by David Sedaris|
|Literature||04/13/2017||"To the Memory of My Beloved, the Author Mr. William Shakespeare" by Ben Jonson|
|04/27/2017||"What is an Author" by Michel Foucault|
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, she 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 609-884-8625 for more information and the title of the next book to be read.
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