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Outdoor Explorer Book Club 

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

February 11 – Jaguars Ripped My Flesh by Tim Cahill
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


Evening Book Club 
Second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm at the Main Library. Please email for more details.

February 13 – Readers’ Choice
March 13Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi


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.


January 23The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
February 27The Mothers by Brit Bennett
March 27Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance
April 24A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
May 22The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
June 26Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders