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:

 

I READ YA DISCUSSION

The I Read YA Discussion, a book club for adults who like to read young adult literature, meets every first Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library. Registration is required to attend.

NOTE: September's meeting will be held on the second Monday due to the observance of Labor Day.

Future selections include:

  • July 1 β€” Lovely War by Julie Berry
  • August 5 β€” Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
  • September 9 β€” Dungeons and Drama by Kristy Boyce

Click here for descriptions of the April-June 2024 selections and links to place a hold and register for the meeting.

Click here for descriptions of the July-September 2024 selections and links to place a hold and register for the meeting.

 

KIDS BOOK CLUB

SUMMER READING RUNS MAY 28 - JULY 27

During the Summer Reading Program, Kids Book Club will be held two times on the day of the meeting at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Summer Reading selections are:

  • June 12 β€” The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo
  • July 17 β€” The Lightning Thief (either novel or graphic novel) by Rick Riordan

The Kids Book Club will return to its usual meeting time of 4:15 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month in August.

  • August 21 β€” Charlotte's Web by E.B. White

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.

Click here for descriptions and registration links for the June 2024 through August 2024 selections.

 

 

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:

  • June 18 β€” Searching for Savanna: The Murder of One Native American Woman and the Violence Against the Many by Mona Gable
  • July 16 β€” Starkweather: The Untold Story of the Killing Spree that Changed America by Harry N. MacLean
  • August 20 β€” A Murder in Hollywood: The Untold Story of Tinseltown's Most Shocking Crime by Casey Sherman
  • September 17 β€” Hearts of Darkness: Serial Killers, the Behavioral Science Unit, and My Life as a Woman in the FBI by Jana Monroe

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

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

Click here for descriptions of the April-June 2024 selections and links to place a hold and register for the meeting.

Click here for descriptions of the July-September 2024 selections and links to place a hold and register for the meeting

 

 

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.

Future selections include:

  • July 8 β€” The Secret Wisdom of the Earth by Christopher Scotton
  • August 12 β€” The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown
  • September 9 β€” Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
  • October 14 β€” How to Read a Book by Monica Wood
  • November 11 β€” The Women by Kristen Hannah
  • December 9 β€” A Christmas Memory by Richard Paul Evans

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.

Click here for descriptions and links to place a hold on the January through June 2024 selections.

Click here for descriptions of the July through December 2024 selections as well as links to place holds.

 

 

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 the following selections:

  • June 24 β€” Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt
  • July 22 β€” The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store by James McBride
  • August 26 β€” The Art Thief: A True Story of Love, Crime, and a Dangerous Obsession by Michael Finkel
  • September 23 β€” The Unkindness of Ravens by M.E. Hilliard
  • October 28 β€” The Covenant of Water by Abraham Verghese
  • November 25 β€” Celine by Peter Heller
  • December 16 β€” Mr. Dickens and His Carol by Samantha Silva

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

Click here for descriptions and a link to place a hold on the January - June 2024 selections.

 

MONDAY WOMEN'S BOOK GROUP

Meets every first and third Monday of the month at 1 p.m. at the Main Library.

  • June 17 β€” Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan
  • July 1 β€” "Endless Ways of Seeing" (Chapter 2) from An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden World Around Us by Ed Young.
  • July 15 β€” North Woods by Daniel Mason
  • August 5 β€” "Rurple, Gurple, Yurple" (Chapter 3) from An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden World Around Us by Ed Young. 
  • August 19 β€” Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelley Van Pelt 

 

DAR BOOK GROUP

The DAR Book Group, facilitated by the Jain Bain Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, meets quarterly. The group, which is open to both men and women, meets at 3 p.m. on a selected Friday in the RPL conference room.

Registration is required to attend.

[REGISTER HERE]

  • November  β€” TBD

The Teen Book Club is on a break.

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