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.
2021/2022 Book List
|June 2022||Hamnet||Maggie O'Farrell|
|July 2022||Tokyo Ueno Station||Yu Miri|
|August 2022||Hostage||Clare Mackintosh|
|September 2022||A Madness of Sunshine||Nalini Singh|
|October 2022||The Starless Sea||Erin Morgenstern|
|November 2022||The Midnight Library||Matt Haig|
|December 2022||A Promised Land||Barack Obama|
|January 2023||The Full Cupboard of Life||Alexander McCall Smith|
|February 2023||The Sweetness of Water||Nathan Harris|
|March 2023||All the Light We Cannot See||Anthony Doerr|
|April 2023||How the Word is Passed||Clint Smith|
|May 2023||Piranesi||Susanna Clark|
Join us for a discussions on a varied range of reading selections from the Great Books Foundation. We meet September through May, every other Monday from 10AM-12PM at the Cape May Court House Library. All are welcome, no sign-up required. Through the end of this year, the club will be dedicated to finishing the collection originally focused on during the 2019-2020 session that was cut short: Imperfect Ideal: Utopian & Dystopian Visions. The reading selection for the second half of the session will be determined at a later date.
Contact [email protected] to get a copy of the current reading anthology.
2022-2023 Featured Collection: Imperfect Ideal: Utopian & Dystopian Visions.
2022-2023 Reading List
|9/12/2022||The Economic Basis of the Withering Away of the State||Vladimir Lenin||Pg. 297-315|
|9/26/2022||We||Yevgeny Zamyatin||Pg. 317-339|
|10/17/2022||The Machine Stops||EM Forster||Pg. 345-378|
|10/31/2022||Black Box||Jennifer Egan||Pg. 379-418|
|11/14/2022||Jon||George Saunders||Pg. 419-447|
|11/28/2022||Time Capsule Found in the Dead Planet||Margaret Atwood||Pg. 449-461|
|12/12/2022||Silent Spring||Rachel Carson||Pg. 449-461|
The Cape May County Library hosts the Mystery at the Library Book Club in conjunction with Baker and Taylor Distributors and Sourcebooks Publishing. This virtual book club is for adults 18+ interested in reading a variety of thrilling murder mystery tales. Mystery at the Library meets the 4th Monday of every month from 6:30 – 8 pm via GoToMeeting. Registration is required for this virtual event. In order to receive the link to attend, sign up through our events calendar. Contact Kara Buono [email protected] or 609-463-6350 ext 802
|May 2022||Scandal in Babylon||Barbara Hambly|
|June 2022||The Stranger Inside||Lisa Unger|
|July 2022 (Non-fiction)||Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery||Robert Kolker|
|August 2022||Magpie Murders||Anthony Horowitz|
|September 2022||The Anatomy of Desire||L.R. Dorn|
|October 2022||Rabbit Hole||Mark Billingham|
|November 2022||The Current||Tim Johnston|
|December 2022||The Hunting Party||Lucy Foley|
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
The Sustainable Book Group is hosted by The Upper Township Green Team and holds monthly Zoom discussions on books about the changing climate and environment as well as related topics. Join the group for discussions, book reviews, book recommendations, and more on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Registration is required. Book selections and readers guides can be found through the registration link in our events calendar. Click here to find the next meeting on the Library events calendar!