Ames Free Library

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Book Clubs

Ames Free Library Book Club 

Meets every month, except July & August, on the 2nd Monday at 6:30 pm and the 2nd Wednesday at 1:30 pmLearning Commons at Queset House, 51 Main Street.

We welcome all new members! Subscribe to the "AFL Book Club" e-newsletter to receive book club reminders and updates.

 

2019 Titles

*Denotes rescheduled date due to holiday

 January 14 & 16 February 11 & 13 March 11 & 13
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Lafayette in the Somewhat United States

by Sarah Vowell

Circe

by Madeline Miller

An American Marriage

by Tayari Jones

     

April 8 & 10

May 13 & 15   June 10 & 12
     

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

by Heather Morris

Washington Black

by Esi Edugyan

The Perfect Nanny

by Leila Slimani

     

July

August

September 9 & 11

 

 

 

     
 No meetings will be held this month No meetings will be held this month 

I Can't Breathe: 

A Killing on Bay Street

by Matt Taibbi 

     
October 21 & 23*  November 18 & 20*

December 9 & 11

 

The Library Book

by Susan Orlean

Educated: A Memoir

by Tara Westover

 Barracoon:

The Story of the Last "Black Cargo"

by Zora Neale Hurston

 


 


Council on Aging Book Club

Meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm, Frothingham Hall, 15 Barrows Street. We welcome all new members! Subscribe to the "Council on Aging Book Club" e-newsletter to receive book club reminders and updates.


2019 Titles

*Denotes rescheduled date due to holiday

 January 22  February 26  March 26
     

H is for Hawk

by Helen Macdonald

 Still Alice

by Lisa Genova

 TBD

 

   

April 23

May 28  June 25

TBD

 TBD TBD 

 

   

July 22

August 26 September 24

TBD

TBD   TBD

 

   

October 22

 November 26  December 17*

TBD

TBD TBD


 


Mystery Book Club

Meets the last Thursday of every month at 3:00 pm, 1st Floor Presentation Room, Queset House, 51 Main Street. We welcome all new members! Subscribe to the "Mystery Book Club" e-newsletter to receive book club reminders and updates.

January through June 2019

January 31 February 28 March 28

  The Attenbury Emeralds

by Jill Paton Walsh

 Mrs. Sherlock Holmes :

The true story of New York City's greatest female detective and the 1917 missing girl case that captivated a nation

by Brad Ricca

 A Prayer for the Damned:

A Mystery of Ancient Ireland

by Peter Tremayne

     
April 25 May 30  June 27 
     

Sworn to Silence

by Linda Castillo 

The Professionals

by Owen Laukkanen 

The Death of Mrs. Westaway

by Ruth Ware