Book Clubs - Join one, start one, or find ideas for one

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Area Book Clubs

Here are some of the book clubs that meet in our area.  Click on the link to find contact information and inquire about the book club schedule. We'll add more as we hear about them.

Dannemora Free Library - Book Club
Dodge Memorial Library, Rouses Point - Book Club
Goff-Nelson Memorial Library, Tupper Lake - Book Club
Peru Free Library - Book Club
Plattsburgh Public Library -Teen Book Club
Schroon Lake Public Library - Book Club
Sherman Free Library, Port Henry - Book Club
Wead Library, Malone - Book Club
Willsboro Paine Memorial Library - Book Club
Champlain Wine Company - (Plattsburgh) Reading Between the Wines





Book Ideas

See what GoodReads recommends: www.goodreads.com/genres/book-club

Read outside your comfort zone with the Read Harder Challenge: www.nypl.org/blog/2016/12/22/doing-2017-read-harder-challenge-try-these-books

Check out NPR's best books of 2016: apps.npr.org/best-books-2016/ (or 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008)

Get book club reading ideas from Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/cincylibrary/book-club-ideas/

See some recommendations from Amazon: www.amazon.com/Book-Club-Picks/b?ie=UTF8&node=8081575011

And see some reading lists from one of London's most famous bookstores: www.heywoodhill.com/

Discussion Guides

The NovelList service has over 300 discussion guides for popular book club titles. You need your library card to login : NovelList Book Discussion Guides

This site has over 4,400 reading guides and lots of other information about book clubs:  www.litlovers.com/

This site specializes in guides for book clubs, and you can subscribe to newsletters to find out what has been added: www.readinggroupguides.com

Starting and Maintaining a Book Club

Penguin USA has a page with information on how to start a book club, how to choose books, and some reading guides for books they have published: www.penguin.com/read/book-clubs/

This site has tools to help you start a book club and coordinate membership, schedule meetings, track RSVPs, send messages, rate books, create a library, and get inspiration for your next book club read: bookclubz.com/

This site has good, practical information about creating a book club and choosing books: www.ilovelibraries.org/booklovers/bookclub

Online or Virtual Book Clubs

Penguin's Twitter Book Club: www.penguin.com/read/book-clubs/twitter-book-club/

6 Online Book Clubs to Join in 2016: media.bookbub.com/blog/2017/01/30/online-book-clubs-2017/

 

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