NOPL has a variety of book clubs for all reading interests. Please check the Events Calendar or contact your favorite NOPL location for more information about its book clubs. If you’re looking for something for younger readers, try our Kids or Teens pages.

Brewerton

Join us for a lively discussion. Light refreshments are served.

  • September 24, 2019    |  6:30 PM – 8 PM
    The Optimist’s Daughter by Eudora Welty
  • October 29, 2019    |  6:30 PM – 8 PM
    The Stars are fire by Anita Shreve
  • November 26, 2019    |  6:30 PM – 8 PM
    Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
  • December 17, 2019    |  6:30 PM – 8 PM
    The shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Cicero

Do you enjoy mysteries, suspense, thrillers and crime novels? This is the group for you! Join us to discuss a different selection every month and find out whodunnit! The group is currently reading the “In Death” series by J.D. Robb (aka Nora Roberts). Call 315-699-2032 for more information.

  • August 14, 2019  |  6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
  • September 11, 2019  | 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
  • October 11, 2019  |  6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

North Syracuse

Enjoy a monthly discussion of contemporary fiction, along with the occasional classic or non-fiction selection.

  • September 9, 2019  |  6:30 PM – 8 PM
    Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver
  • October 7, 2019  |  6:30 PM – 8 PM
    Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
  • November 4, 2019  |  6:30 PM – 8 PM
    Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
  • December 2, 2019  |  6:30 PM – 8 PM
    Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
  • January 6, 2020  |  6:30 PM – 8 PM
    Planning Session
  • February 3, 2020  |  6:30 PM – 8 PM
    Barracoon by Zora Neale Hurston
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Read and discuss a non-fiction selection each month. When there are topics or themes instead of specific titles you can contact the library for recommendations at 315-458-6184.

  • September 25, 2019  |  6 PM – 7:30 PM
    Choose your own memoir
  • October 23, 2019  |  6 PM – 7:30 PM
    The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson
  • November 11, 2019  |  6 PM – 7:30 PM
    Choose your own book about climate change and/or sustainability
  • December 18, 2019  |  6 PM – 7:30 PM
    Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep
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Lovers of the romance genre are invited to discuss this month’s selection, share their favorite picks, and indulge in some chocolate! There are different themes every month; contact the library for recommendations at 315-458-6184.

  • September 19, 2019  |  6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Cowboys
  • October 17, 2019  |  6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Silver Fox (Older Hero)
  • November 21, 2019  |  6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Food
  • December 19, 2019  |  6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Cougar (Older Heroine)

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Host Your Own Book Club

Book Club Kit

We have book club kits that appeal to all types of reading groups, featuring mysteries, popular non-fiction and many New-York Times bestsellers. Each kit contains 10 paperback copies of the same title and a discussion guide. The kits can be checked out for a six-week period on a single library card.

Join a Global eBook Club

Online eBook Club

Facilitated by OverDrive, this eBook club connects millions of readers around the world with the same eBook at the same time without any wait lists or holds. Visit their website to see the current or upcoming selection, and then head to OverDrive to borrow the current Big Library Read title instantly!