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Library Book Clubs
Interested in joining a book club? We have three monthly book clubs at the library. New members are always welcome.
Bestsellers Book Club—Last Saturday @ 3:00 p.m.
Books & Brews Book Club—Last Wednesday @ 6:00 p.m. (held offsite at Thimble Island Brewing Company)
Mystery Book Club—1st Wednesday @ 3:00 p.m.
Second Tuesday Book Club—2nd Tuesday @ 6:15 p.m.
Book Club Sets – Need books for your own book club? We have book club sets available for checkout! Each set includes 10 copies of the book, an author bio, and book discussion questions.
- Blackstone Library Reading Lists – Check out these reading lists created by our staff.
- BookBrowse – Browse new books and read book reviews.
- Bookish – Easy to navigate book recommendations.
- Fantastic Fiction – Bibliographies for over 30,000 authors
- Goodreads – Find new books, post reviews, see what your friends are reading, & more.
- Gnooks – Explore the literature map and discover new authors you’ll like based on what you currently read.
- LibraryReads – Check out the top 10 books published this month that librarians love.
- Pinterest – Visit our Pinterest page to see staff picks, upcoming books, & lots of book news.
- Reader’s Advisor Online – Choose your favorite genres & themes to get book recommendations.
- Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America – Recommendations and reading lists for SF & Fantasy fans.
- Stop, You’re Killing Me! – Mystery, suspense, crime, spy, and thriller recommendations.
- Whichbook – Receive personalized recommendations based on factors of your choice.
- Book Reporter
- Book Riot
- Early Word
- The Guardian Books
- Kirkus Reviews
- New York Review of Books
- New York Times Book Review
- FICTFACT – Sign up and let FictFact help you keep track of your series.
- What’s Next? – An excellent resource to find the next book in a series.
- The Lifeguard Librarian – shhh! no running in the library!
- Bookavore – Voracious reader with a certain verbal attitude.
- Booknerdish – Great quotes from great books.
- Deliberate Reader – Because great books shouldn’t be hard to find.
- Stacked – Librarians. Reviews. Mayhem.
Reading Group Resources
- Book Group Corner
- Book Spot’s Book Discussion Center
- Random House Reader’s Circle
- Reading Group Choices
- Reading Group Guides