Rodman Library Offers Book Clubs for All Ages

If you like to read, Rodman Library has a book club for you – no matter your age.

Here's a look at future book club selections:

 

KIDS BOOK CLUB

Selections for the Kids Book Club, which will meet from 4:15 to 5:00 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month, are as follows:

  • August 17 — Nathaniel Fludd Beastologist: Flight of the Phoenix by R.L. LaFevers
  • September 21 — Benjamin Pratt & the Keepers of the School: We The Children by Andrew Clements
  • October 19 — Upside Down Magic by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, and Emily Jenkins
  • November 16 — The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm
  • December 21 — Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

Book Club meetings include a brief discussion about the book, a fun activity, and a snack.

Books are available for extended checkout at the Children’s Department.  Registration is required for each session at rodmanlibrary.evanced.info/signup, or contact the Children’s Department at 330-821-2665 ext. 223.

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TRUE CRIME JUNKIES

The True Crime Junkies meet at 6:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month.

Selections for future meetings include:

  • September 20 — H.H. Holmes: The True History of the White City Devil by Adam Selzer
  • October 18Chase Darkness With Me: How One True Crime Writer Started Solving Murders by Billy Jensen
  • November 15 Hell's Half-Acre: The Untold Story of the Benders, a Serial Killer Family on the American Frontier by Susan Jonasus.
  • December 20 Kitty Genovese: The Murder, the Bystanders, the Crime that Changed America by Kevin Cook.

Copies of each book are available at the Main Library, through the library’s catalog, or digitally through the Ohio Digital Library and Hoopla.

Registration is required for each session at rodmanlibrary.evanced.info/signup, or contact the Children’s Department at 330-821-2665 ext. 215.

For more information about the True Crime Junkies, call 330-821-2665, ext. 215.

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TEEN BOOK CLUB

The Teen Book Club that meets at 4:00 p.m. on the third Monday of the month in the Main Library conference room.

The following are the selected titles for future meetings:

  • September 19 — One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus
  • October 17 — City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab
  • November 21 — Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne James
  • December 19 — You've Reached Sam by Dustin Thao

Copies of all books are available at the Main Library, through the library’s catalog, or digitally through Axis 360, Hoopla (audiobook), or the Ohio Digital Library.

For more information, call 330-821-2665 ext. 217. 

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 BOOKS AND COFFEE

The Books and Coffee Book Club usually meets at 6:30 p.m. every second Monday of the month at Rodman Branch Library.

NOTE: The August meeting will be held on the first Monday due to a scheduling conflict.

Future selections include:

  • September 12 — The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
  • October 10 — The Woman They Could Not Silence: One Woman, Her Incredible Fight for Freedom, and the Men Who Tried to Make Her Disappear by Kate Moore
  • November 14 — Going There by Katie Couric
  • December 12 — The Christmas Sweater by Glenn Beck

Copies of each book are available at the Main and Branch libraries, through the library’s catalog, or digitally through the Ohio Digital Library and Hoopla.

For more information, call 330-821-1313.

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EVENING BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

 The Evening Book Discussion Group meets at 6:00 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month.

NOTE: The December meeting will be held on the third Monday of the month due to the Christmas holiday.

The group has announced its next selections:

  • August 22 — The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver
  • September 26 — Fallen by Linda Castillo
  • October 24 — The Nature of Fragile Things by Susan Meissner
  • November 28 — The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles
  • December 19 —  A Redbird Christmas by Fannie Flagg

For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 107.

Click here for descriptions of the selections.