A general interest book club for all ages and backgrounds at the Briargate Library. New members welcome and registration is not required.
PPLD Book Clubs
Briargate Book Club - General Interest
2nd Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
January 8, 2014 - The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
February 12 - The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
March 12 - To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
April 9 - Film & Photography on the Front Range by Tim Blevins
May - No Meeting
June 11 - Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
July 9 - The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
August 13 - The Dressmaker by Kate Alcott
September 10 - All Pikes Peak Reads 2014 Selection - TBD
October 8 - The Chihuahua of Baskervilles by Esri Allbritten
November 12 - The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
December 10 - A Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
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.
Great Books Classics
2nd Thursdays from 6:45 - 9:00 p.m.
January 9, 2014 - "On Tranquility of Mind" by Seneca
February 13 - Selection from The New Organon by Francis Bacon
March 13 - "A Letter Concerning Toleration" by John Locke
April 10 - "Discourse Seven [on Art]" by Joshua Reynolds
May 8 - "The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám" translated by Edward Fitzgerald in dialogue with "Rabbi Ben Ezra" by Robert Browning
June 12 - "The Lifted Veil" by George Eliot
July 10 - "The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg" by Mark Twain
August 14 - Annual movie social for members (details to be announced in July)
September 11 - Selection from On the Advantage and Disadvantage of History for Life by Friedrich Nietzche
October 9 - "The Devil Baby at Hull House" by Jane Addams
November 13 - "The Man Who Could Work Miracles" by H. G. Wells
December 11 - "Mario and the Magician" by Thomas Mann
Manitou Springs Teen Book Club
2nd Thursdays, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
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.
3rd Fridays at 10 a.m.
Located at the Monument Library, new members are always welcome and registration is not required.
January 17, 2014 - The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
February 21 - The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker
March 21 - Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner
April 18 - Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
May 16 - Beneath a Marble Sky by John Shors
June 20 - The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
July 18 - Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
August 15 - The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman
September 19 - All Pikes Peak Reads 2014 Selection (TBA)
October 17 - Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
November 21 - Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
December 19 - Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
Mystery Book Discussion Group
3rd Wednesdays at 2 p.m.
Located at the Cheyenne Mountain Library, the Mystery Book Discussion Group 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.
January 15, 2014 - Animal Mystery (a mystery solved with the help of an animal)
February 19, 2014 - Private Investigator Mystery
March 19, 2014 - Medieval Mystery
April 16, 2014 - Author Visit - Laura DiSilverio
May 21, 2014 - Edgar Award Winning Mystery
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 23, 2014 - Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
February 27 - The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
March 27 - Still Life by Louise Penny
April 24 - Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink
May 22 - The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
June 26 - Someone by Alice McDermott
July 24 - The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
August 28 - The City of Falling Angels by John Berendt
September 25 - All Pikes Peak Reads 2014 Sections (TBA)
October 23 - Fallen Women by Sandra Dallas
November 20 - Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
December 18 - Two Old Women by Velma Wallis
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 15, 2014 - France (WWI) - The Girl You Left Behind by JoJo Moyes
February 19 - Botswana - The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
March 19 - Spain - The Telling Room: A Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World's Greatest Piece of Cheese by Michael Paterniti
April 16 - London/France - The Mouse-Proof Kitchen by Saira Shah
May 21 - Cambodia - In the Shadow of the Banyan by Vaddey Ratner
June 18 - England - Below Stairs: The Classic Kitchen Maid's Memoir that Inspired "Upstairs, Downstairs" and "Downton Abbey" by Margaret Powell
July 16 - Sarajevo - The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway
August 20 - Italy - The Golden Egg by Donna Leon
September 17 - India - The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
October 15 - Australia - The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman
November 19 - France - The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
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