BSBPL Book Club

The library’s long running BSBPL Book Club meets on the third Friday of the month from September to June, beginning at 1:00 pm on the third floor of the uptown branch.


January 17: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

February 21: My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

March 20: The Madonnas of Leningrad by Debora Dean

April 17: Educated A Memoir by Tara Westover

May 15: Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt

June 19: Panchinko by Min Jin Lee

September 18: The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ward

October 16: The Pearl that Broke It’s Shell by Nadia Hashimi

November 20: My Dear Hamilton by Stephanie Drey and Laura Kaye

After Hours Book Club

Designed for those who work during the day, but still love reading, the After Hours Book Club meets on the first Wednesday of the month from September to June.  We meet at 6:00 pm in the La Casa Toscana on Park St.


September 4:  The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

October 2: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

November 6: Last Days of Night by Graham Moore

December 4: Coraline by Neil Gaiman

January 8: Red Harvest by Dashiell Hammett

February 5: Becoming by  Michelle Obama

March 4: Down from the Mountain by Bryce Andrews

April 1: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

May 6: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

June 5: Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford


Book Clubs

Books clubs at BSBPL meet once a month and are open to all. Copies of the reads can be checked out from the Circulation desk on the first floor of the uptown branch one month prior to the discussion date.