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There are Book Clubs that meet monthly at all CCPL locations. The listings below will help you find the dates and times of upcoming meetings and the books that will be discussed. For more information concerning these Book Clubs, please contact us at 410.386.4488.

Click on the locations below to view upcoming CCPL Book Club dates and titles.

Eldersburg

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Free Spirit Book Club
10/8/2016
2:00 PM
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Ordinary Light by Tracy K. Smith
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Free Spirit Book Club
11/12/2016
2:00 PM
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Harper Lee by Watchman
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Free Spirit Book Club
1/14/2017
2:00 PM
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I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the March Up Freedom's Highway by Greg Kot
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Free Spirit Book Club
2/11/2017
2:00 PM
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Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
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Free Spirit Book Club
3/11/2017
2:00 PM
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A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley
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Free Spirit Book Club
4/8/2017
2:00 PM
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Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat
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Free Spirit Book Club
5/13/2017
2:00 PM
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The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
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Free Spirit Book Club
6/10/2017
2:00 PM
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The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
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Free Spirit Book Club
7/8/2017
2:00 PM
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The Storyteller: A Novel  by Jodi Picoult
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Free Spirit Book Club
8/12/2017
2:00 PM
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Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf
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Free Spirit Book Club
9/9/2017
2:00 PM
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All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely
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Free Spirit Book Club
10/14/2017
2:00 PM
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Descent by Tim Johnston
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Free Spirit Book Club
11/11/2017
2:00 PM
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Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter  by Kate Clifford Lawson
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Free Spirit Book Club
12/9/2017
2:00 PM
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When the Moon Is Low by Nadia Hashimi
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Finksburg

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Finksburg Book Discussion Group
10/18/2016
6:30 PM
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Forty Thieves by Thomas Perry
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Veterans Book Discussion Group
10/18/2016
7:00 PM
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Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton
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Veterans Book Discussion Group
11/14/2016
7:00 PM
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Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
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Finksburg Book Discussion Group
11/15/2016
6:30 AM
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A Sudden Light by Garth Stein
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Finksburg Book Discussion Group
12/20/2016
6:30 PM
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Dead Wake: the last crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
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Finksburg Book Discussion Group
1/17/2017
6:30 PM
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Tapestry of Fortune by Elizabeth Berg
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Finksburg Book Discussion Group
2/21/2017
6:30 PM
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Inside the O'Briens by Lisa Genova
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Finksburg Book Discussion Group
3/21/2017
6:30 PM
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Everybidy's Got something by Robin Roberts
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Finksburg Book Discussion Group
4/18/2017
6:30 PM
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Funny Girl by Nick Hornby
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Finksburg Book Discussion Group
5/16/2017
0:00 AM
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I Am Malala: the girl who stood up for education qand was shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai
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Mount Airy

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Mount Airy Book Discussion Group
10/19/2016
1:00 PM
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All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely
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Mount Airy Book Discussion Group
11/16/2016
1:00 PM
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Still Life by Louise Penny
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Mount Airy Book Discussion Group
12/14/2016
1:00 PM
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The Further Adventures of Ebenezer by Charles C. Lovett
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Mount Airy Senior Book Discussion Group
12/22/2016
12:30 PM
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A New York Christmas by Anne Perry
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Please join us for a discussion of this month's book at the Mount Airy Senior Center

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Mount Airy Book Discussion Group
1/18/2017
1:00 PM
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Dead Wake: the Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
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Mount Airy Senior Book Discussion Group
1/26/2017
12:30 PM
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
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Please join us for a discussion of this month's book at the Mount Airy Senior Center

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Mount Airy Book Discussion Group
2/15/2017
1:00 PM
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Vinegar Girl: the Taming of the Shrew Retold by Anne Tyler
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Mount Airy Senior Book Discussion Group
2/23/2017
12:30 PM
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A Spool of Blue Thread  by Anne Tyler
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Please join us for a discussion of this month's book at the Mount Airy Senior Center

North Carroll

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North Carroll Senior Book Discussion Group
10/12/2016
11:00 AM
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A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy  by Sue Klebold
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Please join us for a discussion of this month's book at the North Carroll Senior Center

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North Carroll Book Discussion Group
10/24/2016
6:30 PM
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The Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks
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North Carroll Senior Book Discussion Group
11/9/2016
11:00 AM
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Mrs. Kennedy and Me by Clint Hill
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Please join us for a discussion of this month's book at the North Carroll Senior Center

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North Carroll Book Discussion Group
11/28/2016
6:30 PM
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Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
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North Carroll Senior Book Discussion Group
12/14/2016
11:00 AM
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The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin
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Please join us for a discussion of this month's book at the North Carroll Senior Center

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North Carroll Senior Book Discussion Group
1/11/2017
11:00 AM
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Vinegar Girl: The Taming of the Shrew Retold by Anne Tyler and The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Bradley
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Please join us for a discussion of this month's book at the North Carroll Senior Center

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North Carroll Senior Book Discussion Group
2/8/2017
11:00 AM
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The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure
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Please join us for a discussion of this month's book at the North Carroll Senior Center

Taneytown

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Taneytown Book Discussion Group
10/20/2016
6:30 PM
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Dumplin` by Julie Murphy
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Taneytown Book Discussion Group
11/17/2016
6:30 PM
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Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
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Taneytown Book Discussion Group
12/15/2016
6:30 PM
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A Lucky Life Interrupted: A Memoir of Hope  by Tom Brokaw
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Taneytown Book Discussion Group
1/19/2017
6:30 PM
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Be Frank With Me by Julia Clairborne Johnson
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Taneytown Book Discussion Group
2/16/2017
6:30 PM
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The Light of Paris by  Eleanor Brown
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Westminster

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Westminster Book Discussion Group
10/5/2016
6:30 PM
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All American Boys by Reynolds and Brendan Kiely
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Westminster Book Discussion Group
11/2/2016
6:30 PM
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Saturn Run  by John Sandford & Ctein
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Westminster Book Discussion Group
12/7/2016
6:30 PM
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The Secret Place by Tana French
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Westminster Book Discussion Group
1/4/2017
6:30 PM
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Memory Man by David Baldacci
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Westminster Book Discussion Group
2/1/2017
6:30 PM
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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
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Book Club and Discussion Group Guides

Do you have your own book club or discussion group? Below are a few online tools to help you decide what book to read next.

Novelist
Have you ever found your book club saying "what will we read next?" This online research tool will help you choose that next Science Fiction or Mystery title, and provide book reviews, descriptions, and links to author home pages and other fiction web sites to help you make your decision.

Vintage Books and Anchor Books Reading Group Center

Reading Group Choices