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Book Clubs

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Council on Aging Book Club and Ames Free Library Nonfiction Book Club have been suspended until further notice.


Welcome to the Ames Free Library's Book Clubs page! Use these links to jump to each club:

Ames Free Library Book Club | Council on Aging Book Club | Mystery Book Club | Ames Free Library Nonfiction Book Club


 

Ames Free Library Book Club 

Meets every month, on the 2nd Monday at 6:30 pm online & the 2nd Wednesday at 1:30 pm at Queset House.

We welcome all new members! Subscribe to the "AFL Book Club" e-newsletter to receive book club reminders, updates, and meeting invitations.


2021 Titles

*Denotes rescheduled date due to holiday

 January 13 February 10 March 10
     

Disappearing Earth

by Julia Phillips

Where the Crawdads Sing

by Delia Owens

The Stranger in the Woods

by Michael Finkel

     

April 14

May 12 June 9
 

Becoming Mrs. Lewis:

The Improbable Love Story of

Joy Davidman and C.S. Lewis

by Patti Callahan

The Exiles: A Novel

by Christina Baker Kline

The Lying Life of Adults

by Elena Ferrante

     
July 14 August 11 September 8 & 13
   
Bring Your Own Book Club Bring Your Own Book Club

Grand Union

by Zadie Smith

     
 October 13 & 18* November 810 December 8 & 13
     

Lemons in the Garden of Love: A Novel

by Ames Sheldon

Group

by Christie Tate

Things You Save in a Fire

by Katherine Center

 


 

Council on Aging Book ClubThe Council on Aging Book Club has been suspended until further notice.

 


Mystery Book Club

Meets the last Thursday of every month at 3:00 pm. We welcome all new members! Subscribe to the "Mystery Book Club" e-newsletter to receive book club reminders, updates, and meeting invitations.


2021 Titles

*Denotes rescheduled date due to holiday

January 28

February 25

March 25

 
 

The Stranger Diaries

by Elly Griffiths

Maisie Dobbs

by Jacqueline Winspear

The Other Woman

by Daniel Silva

     

April 29

May 27

June 24

 

Wolf Pack

by C.J. Box

The Last Wild Men of Borneo

by Carl Hoffman

Exposed

by Lisa Scottoline

     

July 29

August 26

September 30

 
 

Eight Perfect Murders

by Peter Swanson

The Widows of Malabar Hill

by Sujata Massey

Gone Girl

by Gillian Flynn

     

October 28

November 18*

December 30

Crimson Shore

by Douglas Preston

& Lincoln Child

Nemesis

by Jo Nesbø

Tied Up in Tinsel

by Ngaio Marsh

 


Ames Free Library Nonfiction Book Club  -  The Ames Free Library Nonfiction Book Club has been suspended until further notice.