Friends Book Clubs

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 (1st Tuesday Evenings (usually) at 7:30 pm) Location varies

Contact Hopi at for further information.


Third Wednesday Book Club: 2:30 pm in the Assembly Room of Smiley Library

  • February 21:  The Light Between the Oceans by M.L. Seadman
  • March 21:  My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Backman
  • April 18:  A Christmas Promise by Anne Perry
  • May 16:  The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow
  • June 20:  The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
  • July 18:  The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
    by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
Contact David Bragg (909) 784-0770 or for further information.