The A. K. Smiley Friends of the Library support book clubs reading various topics. Below is listing of the current three including their coordinator. Please call or email for particulars.
Drop-ins interested in discussing a particular book are always welcome. Watch your FOL Newsletter for further information about the book clubs. Would you like to start another book group under the auspices of the Friends? Let us know and we’ll help make it happen.
The Third Monday Book Club: 11 am. Assembly Room of Smiley Library
Contact Jane Lawrence-Gunn (909) 798-2689 or Carl Martz (909) 793-7704 for further information.
The Eclectic Readers (2nd Tuesday Evenings (usually) at 7:30 pm) Location varies
- February 11, 2020 The Library Book by Susan Orlean
- March 10, 2020 Pachinko by Min Lee
- April 14, 2020 Midnight in Broad Daylight by Pamela Rotner Sakamoto
- May 12, 2020 The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaimann
- June 9, 2020 Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn by Daniel Gordis
- August 11, 2020 Bitter Orange by Claire Fuller
- Sept. 8, 2020 There There by Tommy Orange
- October 13, 2020 The Overstory by Richard Powers
- November 10, 2020 Warstory by Michael Ondaajte
- January 11, 2021 The Island of Sea Woman by Lisa See
- February 9, 2021 The Hidden Life of Trees: That They Feel, How They Communicate — Discoveries from a Secret World by Peter Wohleben
Contact Hopi at Hopiclan@gmail.com for further information.
Third Wednesday Book Club: 2:30 pm in the Assembly Room of Smiley Library
- February 19, 2020 Constantine the Great. The Man and His Times by Michael Grant
- March 18, 2020 Answered Prayers by Truman Capote
- April 15, 2020 The Lighthouse Keeper by James Michael Pratt
- May 20, 2020 Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
- June 17, 2020 A Town Like Alice by Jean Paget
- July 15, 2020 Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
Contact David Bragg (909) 784-0770 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.