Book Clubs

Introduction

Would you like to join a book discussion? The Library offers several different book clubs and each one has a special focus.

Bucket List

Are there classics you want to check off your lifetime reading list?  Join our group that reads classics of world literature. Recent authors discussed include J.M. Coetzee, Elena Ferrante, and Jamaica Kincaid.

Meets the 4th Tuesday of the month from 7-8:30 p.m. at Rinconada Library.

Contact:  rebecca.kohn@cityofpaloalto.org

Brown Bag

Use your lunch hour to catch up on current books!  Feel free to come even if you haven't read the book, the group is always willing to share recommendations or just good conversation.

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 12 to 1 p.m. at Rinconada Library.

Contact: marleah.augustine@cityofpaloalto.org

Climate Change

This book club is for people who would like to learn more about climate change and related topics.

Meets the 3rd Thursday of the month from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at Mitchell Park Library.

Contact: ruthann.garcia@cityofpaloalto.org

ESL

If English is not your native language and you like to read, join our monthly ESL (English as a Second Language) book club with easy-to-read book titles and short stories that we'll read as group and meet to discuss.

Meets the first Thursday of the month from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Mitchell Park Library.

Contact:  anaelisa.decampossalles@cityofpaloalto.org

Stay Woke:  A Social Justice Book Club

We read and respectfully discuss books around social justice and politically relevant themes, with the aim of creating community and connection.

Meets the second Saturday of the month from 11a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Rinconada Library.

Contact: alison.degeus@cityofpaloalto.org

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