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Virtual Book Clubs

Previous Book Club Selections

The City of Carlsbad has postponed public events until further notice to support the County of San Diego’s public health order. Please see the website calendar for virtual program information. Limited computer and account services and curbside service is now available.

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Monday Evening Book Club

Time: 7 p.m. 
Location: Zoom Virtual Book Club
Contact Heidi Wyner for a Zoom invitation @ 760-602-2044 or Heidi.Wyner@carlsbadca.gov

 

January 25: One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Márquez
February 22: The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man by James Weldon Johnson
March 22: Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austin
April 26: Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut
May 24: American Pastoral by Philip Roth
June 28: Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis

 

 

 

Tuesday Evening Book Club

Time: 7 p.m. 
Location: Zoom Virtual Book Club
Contact Madelyn Horton for a Zoom invitation @ 760-434-2933 or Madelyn.Horton@carlsbadca.gov 

Feb. 2: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
March 2: Lights All Night Long by Lydia Fitzpatrick
April 6: The Guest List by Lisa Foley
May 4: Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell
June 1: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
 

 

 

 
 
 
 
Book Explorers Book Club (for grades 4 to 6)

Time: 3:30 p.m. 
Location: Zoom Virtual Book Club
Click here to register for Book Explorers Book Club
If you have questions, contact Ally Goodwin @ 760-602-2050 or allyson.goodwin@carlsbadca.gov

 
Book Warriors Book Club (for grades 7 to 12)
Time: 3:30 p.m. 
Location: Zoom Virtual Book Club
Click here to register for Teen Book Club
If you have questions, contact Ashleigh Hvinden @ 760-434-2866 or ashleigh.hvinden@carlsbadca.gov

 

Jan. 19: Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell
Feb. 16: Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
March 16: Loki by Mackenzi Lee
April 20: Oracle Code by Marieke Nijkamp
May 18: Fable by Adrienne Young
June 18: Inheritances Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

 

 

 

First Wednesday Book Club

Time: 2 p.m. 
Location: Zoom Virtual Book Club
Contact Liza Blue for a Zoom invitation @ Liza.Blue@carlsbadca.gov 

Feb. 3: Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
March 3: The Places in Between by Rory Stewart
April 7: The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton
May 5: Circe by Madeline Miller
June 2: Bel Canto by Ann Patchett 
 

 
 

 

 

Thursday Afternoon Book Club

Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Zoom Virtual Book Club
Contact Sheri Hanlon for a Zoom invitation @ 760-602-2062 Sheri.Hanlon@carlsbadca.gov    

Feb. 11: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
March 11: Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery
April 8: The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare
May 13: My Own Words by Ruth Bader Ginsberg
June 10: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

 

 

 

 

Club de Lectura en Español (Spanish Language Book Club)

El club de Lectura en Español se reúne una vez al mes.  Para más información llame al 760-931-4500
Hora: 10 a.m. 
Ubicación: Zoom Virtual Book Club 
Comuníquese con Mayra Turchiano para una invitación de Zoom @ 760-931-4500 or  Mayra.Turchiano@carlsbadca.gov

Enero 19: El libro secrete de Frida Kahlo by F.G. Haghenbeck 
Febrero 16: El túnel by Ernesto Sabato
Marzo 16: La red de Alice by Kate Quinn
Abril 20: Largo petalo de mar by isabel Allende 
Mayo 18: Un homebre llamado Ove by Frederick Backman
Junio 15: Las imperfectas by Cristy Marrero 

 

  

 

 

Club de Lectura en Español Vespertino (Evening Spanish Language Book Club) 

El club de Lectura en Español Vespertino se reúne una vez al mes.  Para más información llame al 760-931-4500
Hora: 6 p.m.
Ubicación: Club de lectura virtual via Zoom
Comuníquese con Mayra Turchiano para una invitación de Zoom @ 760-931-4500 or  Mayra.Turchiano@carlsbadca.gov 


Febrero 4: Caramelo, o, Puro Cuento by Sandra Cisneros
Marzo 4: El murmullo de las abejas by Sofia Segovia 
Abril 1: La ladrona de libros by Markus Zosak 
Mayo 6: El tren de los huérfanos by Christine Baker
Junio 3: El templo del jazmín by Isabel Allende