Book Clubs and Book Club Kits
For readers who enjoy books about nature and outdoor adventure! Second Sunday of each month at 1 p.m. at the Main Library in Hillsborough. Please email for more details.
March 11 – Tides: the Science and the Spirit of the Ocean by Jonathan White (note: meeting on second floor of library)
April 8 – Lost in the Wild: Danger and Survival in the North Woods by Cary J. Griffith
May 13 – The Wild Trees: a Story of Passion and Daring by Richard Preston
June 10 – The World Without Us by Alan Weisman
First Monday Classics
First Monday of the month at 6:30 pm at the Main Library. Each discussion is led by one of these local authors, Ariel Djanikian, Clay Griffith, Nathan Kotecki, or James Maxey. Please email for more details.
March 5 - Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass
April 2 - Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
May 7 - True Grit by Charles Portis
June 4 - A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
July 2 - The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
August 6 - The Grifters by Jim Thompson
September – holiday – no meeting
October 1 - TBA
November 5 - To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
December 3 - Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Tuesday Evening Book Club
Second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm at the Main Library. Please email for more details.
April 10 – Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
May 8 – Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon
June 12 – A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
July 10 – Your choice of any book by Elizabeth Spencer
August 14– The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore
September 11 - Readers’ choice
October 9 – Your choice of any book about World War I
Carrboro Branch Adult Book Club
Fourth Tuesday of the Month at 6:30 pm at the Carrboro Branch. Join us for this free monthly librarian-led discussion. Copies of the book are usually available. Please call the Carrboro Branch at 919.969.3006 or email for more details.
February 27 - The Mothers by Brit Bennett
March 27 - Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance
April 24 - A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
May 22 - The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
June 26 - Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
July 24 - Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
August 28 - The Power by Naomi Alderman
Book Club Kits
The library provides two types of Book Club Kits.
- A regular Book Club Kit comes with six copies of the title in hardback or paperback.
- A Book Club Kit+ comes with copies of the title in a variety of formats. It may include a large print version, an audiobook version, or a DVD if the book has been made into a movie.
For more information and to see a list of our current Book Club Kits, click here. Every kit includes a reader’s guide, including discussion questions and an author spotlight. This document can be found on our website as a PDF. Read our FAQ page for more information.