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"Timely and Timeless" Book Club

The Timely and Timeless Book Club meets on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 12 noon or 1 PM (see chart below), usually at a location outside of the library. New members are always welcome.

Stop by the circulation desk to pick up a copy of the current book.

Book reviews by member Susan McHenry give some idea of what our book club is like. You can read these by clicking here. To submit your own book review, send it by email to

Upcoming Discussions

Jan. 27, 2015, 1 PM

at the Oriental Buffet

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The Language of Flowers

Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Feb. 24, 2015

location TBD

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The Children's Blizzard

David Laskin

Mar. 24, 2015

location TBD

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Orange is the New Black

Piper Kerman

Apr. 28, 2015

at Main Bowl

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The Beautiful and Damned

F. Scott Fitzgerald

May 26, 2015

at Northside Grill

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The Rosie Project

Graeme Simsion

Jun. 23, 2015

at BrewHa

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Gone Girl

Gillian Flynn

Jul. 28, 2015

at Pierceton Depot

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Laura Hillenbrand

Aug. 25, 2015

at Crossroads at 9 & 14

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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Ransom Riggs

Sep. 22, 2015

Pickle Junction Café in Dunfee

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Anatomy of a Murder

Robert Traver

Oct. 27, 2015

at Downtown on the Square

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The Paris Architect

Charles Belfoure

Nov. 24, 2015

at Oriental Buffet




Dec. 8, 2015

at Peabody Public Library


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Planning Session

Jan. 26, 2016

location TBD

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Andrew's Brain

E.L. Doctorow

Books & Brewskis

The Books & Brewskis book club meets at 7 PM every 2nd Thursday of the month at Northside Grille to discuss funny, strange and off the wall books!

Stop by the circulation desk to pick up a copy of the current book.

Apr. 9, 2015
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Terry Pratchett

May 14, 2015

Rant: The Oral Biography of Buster Casey

Chuck Palahniuk

Jun. 11, 2015
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Jailbird: A Novel

Kurt Vonnegut

Jul. 9, 2015
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Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal

Mary Roach

Aug. 13, 2015
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Hugh Howey

Sep. 10, 2015
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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory

Caitlin Doughty

Oct. 8, 2015
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Beat the Reaper: A Novel

Josh Bazell

Nov. 12, 2015
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Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal

Christopher Moore

Dec. 10, 2015

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Planning Session

Jan. 14, 2016
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Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened

Allie Brosh