WPL Book Clubs’ Reading Calendar

Monday Book Club (7:00pm, Main Library – Auditorium)

2019

  • January 14 – Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy 
  • February 11 – Behind Closed Doors by B. A. Paris
  • March 11 – Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • April 8 – The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • May 13 – The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  • June 10 – A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  • July 8 – The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman
  • August 12 – The Outsider by Stephen King
  • September 9 – The Home for Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman
  • October 21 – 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari
  • November 11 – Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
  • December 16 – Educated by Tara Westover


2020

  • January 13 - Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
  • February 10 - Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
  • March 9 -  Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
  • April 20 - The Universe has your back: transform fear to faith by Gabrielle Bernstein
  • May 11 - Good Omens: the nice and accurate prophecies of Agnes Nutter by T. Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
  • June 8 - At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen
  • July 13 - Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield
  • August 10 - Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
  • September 14 - One Book One Community title 2020
  • October 19 - Brother by David Chariandy
  • November 9 - The Wolf: a true story of survival and obsession in the West by Nate Blakeslee  ** American Wolf by Nate Blakeslee – 2 e-audiobook copies
  • December 14 - Warlight by Michael Ondaatje

Thursday Book Club (1:30pm, Main Library – Boardroom)

2019

January 17 – The Witches of New York by Ami McKay
February 21 – The Break by Katherena Vermette
March 21 – Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
April 25 – The Blackhouse by Peter May
May 16 – Factfulness by Hans Rosling
June 20 – Full Disclosure by Beverley McLauchlin
July 18 – A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
August 15 – Secret River by Kate Grenville
September 19 – The Home for Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman
October 17 – Transatlantic by Colum McCann
November 21 – The Beauty of Humanity Movement by Camilla Gibb
December 19 – By Gaslight by Steven Price

2020

  • January 16 - Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
  • February 20 - How to Change Your Mind: what the new science of psychedelics teaches us about consciousness, dying, addiction, depression and transcendence by Michael Pollan
  • March 19 - Dear Mrs. Bird by A.J. Pearce
  • April 16 -  Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
  • May 21 - Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins
  • June 18 - Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  • July 16 - Educated by Tara Westover
  • August20 - Beloved by Toni Morrison
  • September 17 - One Book One Community title
  • October 15 - Talking to Strangers: what we should know about the people we don’t know by Malcolm Gladwell
  • November 19 - The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
  • December 17 - Last Train to London by Meg Waite

NEW!! TUESDAY BOOK CLUB (1:30PM, John m. harper branch)

  • January 7 - The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne
  • February 4 - At Home by Bill Bryson
  • March 3 - The Huntress by Kate Quinn
  • April 7 - I am, I am, I am: seventeen brushes with death by Maggie O’Farrell