Tazewell County Public Library

Book Clubs

We currently have four book clubs at our libraries. Choose the one that is right for you. Look at our calendar to see when the next one is.


Murder at the Library Book Club

Do you love snuggling up with a good mystery over a cup of tea? Do you like a heart pounding heist? Are you a fan of Law and Order? Enter the world of private detectives, police, criminals, and thieves. The new Murder at the Library Book Club will meet the third Thursday of every month at noon at the Tazewell Library. You do not need to register to attend. Call for more information: 276-988-2541.

We offer four different books to read each month. Choose one of the four to read.

Month Book & Author
June 2019
Thrillers
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn
The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
July 2019
Nancy Drew
Choose a Nancy Drew Mystery by Carolyn Keene found in the Juvenile section.
August 2019
True Crime
The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara
The Fact of a Body by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich
September 2019
Cozy Mysteries
The Quiche of Death by M.C. Beaton
Her Royal Spyness by Rhys Bowen
The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall-Smith
Catering to Nobody by Diane Davidson
October 2019
Virginia Mystery Authors
Murder with Peacocks by Donna Andrews (Yorktown)
A Murder for the Books by Victoria Gilbert (Blue Ridge Mountains)
Point of Origin by Patricia Cornwell (Richmond)
The Whole Enchilada by Diana Mott Davidson (Charlottesville)
November 2019
Sherlock Holmes
Choose a Sherlock Holmes book or short story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
December 2019
Gothic Mysteries
A Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
We have always lived in the castle by Shirley Jackson
The Turn of the Screw by Henry James

 


Brew & Book Club

Join us at Painted Peak Brewing Company in Tazewell, VA for our Brew & Book Club. This will be a fun time to talk about a popular book and meet new people. Painted Peak has generously offered to have a 10% off discount on food and drinks for anyone participating in the book club. You can find out more information by calling the library at (276) 988-2541.

Month Book Author
March 2019 Where’d You Go, Bernadette Maria Semple
April 2019 Big Little Lies Liane Moriarty
May 2019 The Hate U Give Angie Thomas
June 2019 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Mary Ann Shaffer
July 2019 Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine Gail Honeyman
August 2019 Fried Green Tomatoes and the Whistle Stop Cafe Fannie Flagg
September 2019 Wild Cheryl Strayed
October 2019 Station Eleven Emily Mandel
November 2019 The Nightingale Kristin Hannah
December 2019 Child Finder Rene Denfield

 


Tazewell Book Club

The Book Club meets the second Wednesday of each month from noon to 1:30pm. You do not need to register to attend. Call for more information: 276-988-2541.

Copies of these books are available to borrow; audiobook versions are available for some titles. In addition, there are e-books and audiobooks available for some of these books through Overdrive. Come share the joy of good reading!

Month Book Author
January 2019 The Grand Design Stephen Hawking
February 2019 Six Great Ideas Mortimer Adler
March 2019 Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Harriet Jacobs
April 2019 Rebecca Daphne DuMaurier
May 2019 Freedom at Midnight Larry & LaPierre Collins
June 2019 Burning Bright Ron Rash
July 2019 The Library Book Susan Orlean
August 2019 A Gentleman in Moscow Amor Towles
September 2019 Einstein Walter Isaacson
October 2019 Unsheltered Barbara Kingsolver
November 2019 Word for Word Kory Stamper
December 2019 A Wizard of Earthsea Ursula K. LeGuin

 


Richlands Book Club

The Richlands Book Club meets the second Monday of every month at 4:30pm. The meetings usually last about an hour. We look forward to seeing you there. You do not need to register to attend.Call for more information: 276-964-5282.

Copies of these books are available to borrow; audiobook versions are available for some titles. In addition, there are e-books and audiobooks available for some of these books through Overdrive. Come share the joy of good reading!

Month Book Author
September 16, 2019 Unwinding of the Miracle Juile Yip-Williams
October 21, 2019 Girl Before J.P. Delaney
November 18, 2019 Turtles all the Way Down John Green
December 9, 2019 Christmas Carol Charles Dickens

The Richlands Book Club does not meet during the summer months of June, July, and August.


Bluefield Book Club

Month Book & Author
September 2019
Thriller / Murder mystery
Into the Water by Paula Hawkins
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
October 2019 Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Inspirational Book Club

10% off purchases for those participating in the book g

Month Book & Author
October 2019 Read a book by Karen Kingsbury

Banned Book Club

We will discuss why a book was challenged and why books are banned and challenged in general. Stop by the library to pick up a copy.

Month Book & Author
September 2019 A Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
October 2019 Drama by Raina Telgemeier
  • Tazewell Library

    129 Main St.
    P.O. Box 929
    Tazewell, VA 24651
    (276) 988-2541

  • Bluefield Library

    108 Huffard Drive
    Bluefield, VA 24605
    (276) 326-1577



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  • Richlands Library

    102 Suffolk Avenue
    P.O. Box 860
    Richlands, VA 24641
    (276) 964-5282

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