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The Cape May County Library hosts various book blubs for our patrons. 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! Great Books Book Club Join us for a discussions on a varied range of reading selections from the Great Books Foundation. We meet September through May, every other Thursday from 10AM-12PM 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 sign-up required. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get a copy of the current reading anthology. This year’s book: Great Conversations Vol. 1. 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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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!

2019 Book List

MonthBookAuthor
January Spectator Bird Wallace Stegner
February Brass Xhenet Aliu
March Moonglow Michael Chabon
April Ready Player One Ernest Cline
May Paris in the Present Tense Mark Halprin
June The River Bank Kij Johnson
July* There There Tommy Orange
August Angels in America Tony Kushner
September The Girl Who Smiled Beads Elizabeth Weill and Clemantine Wamariya
October Less Sean Andre Greer
November The Blue Hour Douglas Kennedy
December Fires on the Plain Shohei Ooka

Great Books Book Club

Join us for a discussions on a varied range of reading selections from the Great Books Foundation. We meet September through May, every other Thursday from 10AM-12PM 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 sign-up required.

Contact karens@cmclibrary.org to get a copy of the current reading anthology.
2018-2019 Featured Collection: Immigrant Voices: 21st Century Stories.

2018 - 2019 Reading List

   DateTitleAuthorPage#
09/06/2018 “Letting Go to America”” M. Evelina Galang Pg. 3
09/20/2018 “Absence” Daniel Alarcón Pg. 15
10/04/2018 “Mother the Big” Porochista Khakpour Pg. 31
10/18/2018 “The Bees, Part 1” Aleksandar Hemon Pg. 55
11/01/2018 “Grandmother's Garden” Meena Alexander Pg. 75
11/15/2018 “Otravida Otravez” Junot Diaz Pg. 97
11/29/2018 “Wal-Mart Has Plantains” Sefi Atta Pg. 115
12/13/2018 “Fischer vs. Spassky” Lara Vapnyar Pg. 131
12/27/2018 “The Stations of the Sun” Reese Okyong Kwon Pg. 143
01/10/2019 “Echo” Laila Lalami Pg. 153
01/24/2019 “No Subject” Carolina De Robertis Pg. 167
02/07/2019 “The Science of Flight” Yiyun Li Pg. 175
02/21/2019 “Hot-Air Balloons” Edwidge Danticat Pg. 191
03/07/2019 “Home Safe” Emma Ruby-Sachs Pg. 205
03/21/2019 “SJU-ATL-DTW (San Juan-Atlanta-Detroit)” Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes Pg. 211
04/04/2019 “Diógenes” Pablo Helguera Pg. 219
04/18/2019 “Bamboo” Eduardo Halfon Pg. 231
05/02/2019 “Encrucijada” Roberto G. Fernández Pg. 237

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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