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Virtual Book Clubs

Previous Book Club Selections

The City of Carlsbad will postpone or cancel public events and programs until further notice to support the County of San Diego’s public health order. Please see the website for virtual program information.

New! Reading recommendations from your librarians!

Monday Night Classics Book Club

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

July 27: The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury 
Aug. 24: The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler
Sept. 28: Persuasion by Jane Austen
Oct. 26 We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
Nov. 23: Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy





Tuesday Evening Book Club

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

July 7: Weather by Jenny Offill
Aug. 4: The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern
Sept. 1: The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri
Oct. 6: Say Nothing: True Story of Murder and Memory of by Patrick R Keefe
Nov. 10: American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
Dec. 1: The Dutch House by Anne Patchett 



Book Warriors Book Club (for grades 7 to 12)

Time: Third Tuesday of every Month at 3:30 p.m. 
Contact Ashleigh Hvinden for a Zoom invitation at 760-434-2866 or ashleigh.hvinden@carlsbadca.gov

July 21: Register for the Teen Book Club 

Come discuss what books you have read during quarantine!  

First Wednesday Book Club

Time: First Wednesday of every Month at 2 p.m. 
Location: Zoom Virtual Book Club
Contact Liza Blue for a Zoom invitation @ Liza.Blue@carlsbadca.gov 

Aug. 5: Rising out of Hatred by Eli Saslow 
Sept. 2: Becoming Mrs. Lewis by Patty Callahan
Oct. 7: Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes 
Nov. 4: The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
Dec. 2: American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins




Thursday Afternoon Book Club

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

July 9: The Girl with Seven Names: A North Korean’s Defector’s Story by Hyeonseo Lee
Aug. 13: The Dutch House: A Novel by Ann Patchett
Sept. 10: Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann
Oct. 15: Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane
Nov. 12: A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II by Sonia Purnell
Dec. 10: City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert



Spanish Language Book Club

El club de Lectura en Español se reúne una vez al mes.  Para más información llame al 760-931-4500
Time: Tuesdays at 10 a.m. 
Location: Zoom Virtual Book Club 
Contact Mayra Turchiano for a Zoom Invitation @ 760-931-4500 or Mayra.Turchiano@carlsbadca.gov