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Our Book Clubs

Yarmouth Town Libraries Book Group: a mix of fiction, nonfiction, classics and mystery.
Meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month at 10:30 a.m. at the South Yarmouth Library 
AND meets on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. online via Zoom. Attend one (or both?!)
May 9 & 28, 2024: Rough Sleepers, by Tracy Kidder
June 13 & 25: True Biz, by Sara Novic
July 11 & 23, Small Mercies, by Dennis Lehane
August 8 & 20: The Waters of Eternal Youth, by Donna Leon
BookTeasers: Talk about whatever you’ve been reading in the company of great people; has no assigned book, but occasionally we may choose to discuss books on a topic.
Meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 3:30 p.m. at the West Yarmouth Library
May 18, 2024
June 20, 2024
July 18, 2024
August 15, 2024
Mystery Book Group: mysteries!
Meets on the 1st Monday of even numbered months (Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct., Dec.) at 6:00 p.m. online via Zoom.
June 3, 2024: Lavender House, by Lev A. C. Rosen
August 5, 2024: Death of a Red Heroine, by Qiu Xiaolong
Senior Center Book Group: a mix of fiction with occasional nonfiction.
Meets the last Friday of every month at 1:30 p.m. at the Senior Center. Pick up next month’s book at this month’s meeting!
May 31, 2024: organizational meeting
June 28, 2024: Tom Lake, by Ann Patchett
July 26, 2024: Mrs. Plansky’s Revenge, by Spencer Quinn
August 30, 2024: The Art Thief, by Michael Finkel

A list of past titles is HERE. Feel free to drop in on any book club if you are interested in the title. Contact the library to get the Zoom link for online meetings.

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