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PPLD Book Clubs

Briargate Book Club - General Interest

2nd Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

A general interest book club for all ages and backgrounds at Library 21c. New members welcome and registration is not required.

January 14, 2015 - The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

February 11, 2015 - The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

March 11, 2015 - The Good Earth by Pearl Buck

April 8, 2015 - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

May 13, 2015 - The Big Burn by Timothy Egan

June 10, 2015 - The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway

July 8, 2015 - Galileo's Daughter by Dava Sobel

August 12, 2015 - The Rooftops of Tehran by Mahbod Seraji

September 9, 2015 - All Pikes Peak Reads 2015 Selection - TBD

October 14, 2015 - Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

November 11, 2015 - The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman

December 9, 2015 - Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Call 884-9672 for more information.

Falcon Book Club

4th Thursdays, 6 p.m.

The Falcon Book Club meets every fourth Thursday at High Prairie Library at 6 p.m. New members are always welcomed and registration is not required.

Please email Karen Wood at for more information and schedule.

Fiction Book Club

1st Thursdays at 2 p.m.

The Fiction Book Club meets at Cheyenne Mountain Library and enjoys sharing a variety of authors and books in an open discussion format. The group is open to all and registration is not required.

August 6, 2015 - The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan

September 3, 2015 - Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

October 1, 2015 - APPR 2015 Selection: In the Kingdom of Ice by Hampton Sides

November 5, 2015 - The Night Circus by Erin Morganstern

December 3, 2015 - Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

January 7, 2016 - Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

February 4, 2016 - Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons

March 3, 2016 - All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

April 7, 2016 - The Calligrapher's Daughter by Eugenia Kim

May 5, 2016 - Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer

Call 633-6278 for more information.

Great Books Classics

2nd Thursdays from 6:45 - 9 p.m.

Discussions for adults take place at the Penrose Library in the Adult Meeting Room. Discussions are open to everyone and registration is not required.

Copies of Great Conversations 6 (GC6) are available from the Library. Starting in May, we will be reading from the Short Story Omnibus.

January 8, 2015 - “The Daughters of the Late Colonel” by Katherine Mansfield

February 12, 2015 - “R.U.R.” by Karel Capek

March 12, 2015 - “My Confession” by Mary McCarthy

April 9, 2015 - “Holy Week” by Deborah Eisenberg

May 14, 2015 - “A Passion in the Desert” by Honoré de Balzac

June 11, 2015 - “The Black Cat” by Edgar Allan Poe

July 9, 2015 - “The Real Thing” by Henry James

August 13, 2015 - Party

September 10, 2015 - “A Lady with a Dog” by Anton Chekhov

October 8, 2015 - “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

November 12, 2015 - “Her First Ball” by Katherine Mansfield

December 10, 2015 - “Indian Camp” by Ernest Hemingway

Guys Read

1st Wednesdays, 4 - 5 p.m.

A book club for 9-18 year olds. The older boys get volunteer hours for acting as mentors to the Tween boys.

June 2015 - Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko

July 2015 - Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick

August 2015 - The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander

September 2015 - Navigating Early by Clare Vanderpool

October 2015 - Dragons by Patricia Wrede

November 2015 - The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare

December 2015 - Ella Enchanted by Gail Levine

Becca Philipsen - 884-9800 x6336

Manitou Springs Teen Book Club

2nd Thursdays, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Call 685-5206 for more information and the schedule.

Manitou Springs Undercover Book Club

3rd Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

The Undercover Book Club meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 4-5 p.m. Fiction and non-fiction books are discussed. Guests and new members are welcome.

The books to be discussed are available at the Manitou Springs Library one month in advance.

Call 685-5206 for more information.

Monumental Readers

3rd Fridays at 10 a.m.

Located at the Monument Library, new members are always welcome and registration is not required.

January 16, 2015 - Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner

February 20, 2015 - Two Old Women, An Alaska Legend by Velma Wallis

March 20, 2015 - The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

April 17, 2015 - Calling Invisible Women by Jeanne Ray

Call 488-2370 for more information.

Mystery Book Club

3rd Wednesdays at 2 p.m.

Located at the Cheyenne Mountain Library, the Mystery Book Club enjoys sharing a variety of favorite mystery authors and books in an open discussion format. The group is open to everyone and registration is not required.

August 19, 2015 - Summer Favorite!

September 16, 2015 - Read a Colorado Author

October 21, 2015 - Detecting Duo Mystery

November 18, 2015 - Senior Sleuth Mystery

December 16, 2015 - Holiday Mystery

January 20, 2016 - Mystery in France

February 17, 2016 - Classic Mystery

March 16, 2016 - Forensic Mystery

April 20, 2016 - Poisoned Pens (A mystery with letter of malicious intent)

May 18, 2016 - Southwestern Mystery

Call 633-6278 for more information.

Mystery Lovers Book Group at Library 21c

3rd Thursdays at 7 p.m. in room B2

A book group for mystery lovers. All ages are welcome. A wide variety of mysteries will be provided. Registration is not required.

Please call Christine at (719) 884-9672 for the schedule.

Old Colorado City Book Group

4th Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. (except for November and December, which is 3rd Thursdays)

Located at the Old Colorado City Library, everyone is welcome to this book group and encouraged to bring a lunch.

January 22, 2015 - Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

February 26, 2015 - American Gods by Neil Gaiman

March 26, 2015 - No Place to Hide by Glenn Greenwald

April 23, 2015 - The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flannagan

May 28, 2015 - All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

June 25, 2015 - Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

July 23, 2015 - Redeployment by Phil Klay

August 27, 2015 - Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey

September 24, 2015 - All Pikes Peak Reads 2015 (TBA)

October 22, 2015 - The Wives of Los Alamos by TaraShea Nesbit

November 19, 2015 - Think Like a Freak by Stephen Levitt

December 17, 2015 - Atonement by Ian McEwan

Palmer Lake Book Group

1st Fridays at 9 a.m.

The Palmer Lake Book Group meets at the Palmer Lake Library and welcomes new members.

Call 481-2587 for more information and to request a copy of the current selection.

Rockrimmon Mostly Fiction Book Club

1st Tuesdays from 1 - 3 p.m.

The Rockrimmon Mostly Fiction Book Club meets at the Rockrimmon Library. New members welcome and registration is not required.

Call 593-8000 for more information and the schedule.

Sand Creek Book Club

Last Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

The Sand Creek Book Club meets the last Thursday of every month at 10:30 a.m. in the Sand Creek Library. The Sand Creek Group always welcomes new members.

Call 597-7070 for more information and the schedule.

Ute Pass Novel Characters

1st Fridays from 4:00 - 5:45 p.m.

This book club is for teens and tweens and meets at the Ute Pass Library.

Call 684-9342 for more information and the schedule.

World Traveler Book Club

3rd Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m.

If you’re interested in other cultures and countries, this book club is for you. We will be exploring a multitude of places through the written word. Located at the East Library, everyone is welcome and registration is not required.

January 21, 2015 – Botswana – Whatever You Do, Don’t Run by Peter Allison

February 18, 2015 – Netherlands – The Dinner by Herman Koch

March 18, 2015 – Ireland – Philomena by Martin Sixsmith

April 15, 2015 – India – Beneath a Marble Sky by John Shors

May 20, 2015 – Chile – Maya’s Notebook by Isabel Allende

June 17, 2015 – Brazil – State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

July 15, 2015 – Iceland – Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

August 19, 2015 – Colombia – The Sound of Things Falling by Juan Gabriel Vasquez

September 16, 2015 – Australia – The Night Guest by Fiona McFarlane

October 21, 2015 – Scotland – The Blackhouse by Peter May

November 15, 2015 – England – The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters

Call 531-6333, x1307 for more information.