Book Clubs

Blooming Pages Book Club

What: The Blooming Pages Book Club combines members' love of reading and gardening. This book club is in collaboration with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center.
When: Fourth Thursdays at 11 a.m.
Where: Paddison Memorial Makerspace
Who: Email Lara for more information.

2024 dates and titles:
Jan. 25: The Kew Garden Girls by Posy Lovell
Feb. 22: Soil: The Story of a Black Mother's Garden by Camille Dungy
March 28: The Seed Keeper by Diane Wilson
April 25: Open discussion everyone's favorites of 2024 so far
May 23: The Triumph of Seeds by Thor Hanson
June 20: The Heirloom Garden by Viola Shipman
July 25: The Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns by Margaret Dilloway
Aug. 22: Gardening can be Murder by Marta McDowell
Sept. 26: The Body in the Garden by Katherine Schellman
Oct. 24: The Plant Messiah by Carlos Magdalena
Nov. 21 The Last Garden in England by Julia Kelly

Click on a title in the carousel to place a hold on a title for an upcoming book club meeting or a previous month's selection. You can also call the branch to reserve a copy of the book.


Books and Brews Book Club

What: The Books and Brews Book Club is for people who enjoy great beer and great books.
When: Fourth Saturdays at 4 p.m.
Where: Gypsy Road Brewing Company
Who: Email Lara for more information.

2024 dates and titles:
Jan. 27: Delicious! by Ruth Reichl
Feb. 24: Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
March 23: Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart
April 27 The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald
May 25: The Fortunes of Jaded Women by Carolyn Huynh
June 22: The Guncle by Steven Rowley
July 27:Everything Here is Beautiful by Mira T. Lee
Aug. 24: The Tobacco Wives by Adele Myers

Click on a title in the carousel to place a hold on a title for an upcoming book club meeting or a previous month's selection. You can also call the branch to reserve a copy of the book.


Voices of Change Book Club

What: The Voices of Change Book Club reads books written by and/or about people of color, individuals living with mental illness, disabilities, and/or are part of the LGBTQ+ community.
When: Fourth Fridays at 4 p.m.
Where: Paddison Memorial Storytime Room
Who: Email Jessie for more information.

2024 dates and titles:
Feb. 23: Sula by Toni Morrison
March 22: All our Broken Pieces by L.D. Crichton
April 26: Angel & Hannah by Ishle Yi Park
May 24: Big Chicas Don't Cry by Jay Coles
June 28: Things we Couldn't Say by Jay Coles
July 26: You Can't touch my Hair by Phoebe Robinson
Aug. 30: The Color Purple by Alice Walker
Sept. 27: Yellowface by R.F. Kuang
Oct. 25: Beloved by Toni Morrison
Nov. 29: Love After the End edited by Joshua Whitehead
Dec. 27: The Daughters of Madurai by Rajasree Variyar

Click on a title in the carousel to place a hold on a title for an upcoming book club meeting or a previous month's selection. You can also call the branch to reserve a copy of the book.

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