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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

If you are interested in attending the virtual book club meeting for the 1st Thursday Book Club please contact Kathy Tweed by phone (609-780-1840) or by email ([email protected]) to gain access. 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. If you would like to be part of any or all of these discussions, you are welcome to join us.

2020-2021 Book List

MonthBookAuthor
January 1st Ladies' Detective Agency Book # 2. Tears of the Giraffe. Alexander McCall Smith
February Warlight Michael Ondaatje
March The Once and Future King T.H.White
April No Friend but the Mountains Behrouz Boochani
May Becoming Dr. Seuss Brian Jay Jones
June "Bartholomew and the Oobleck" & "Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories" Dr. Seuss
July Where the Crawdads Sing Delia Owens
August Go Set the Watchman Harper Lee
September The Left Hand of Darkness Ursula K. Le Guin
October Future Home of the Living God Louise Erdrich
November Moriarty Anthony Horowitz
December Furious Hours Casey Cep
January 2021 Morality for Beautiful Girls Alexander McCall Smith

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 [email protected] 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 Atti 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 LIn 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-Strokes 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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