Book Clubs

Lied Scottsbluff Public Library sponsors two adult book clubs, and has a selection of book packets available for checkout for book clubs. 

"A Novel Idea" Book Club meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Library meeting room.  All are welcome.


Date Title Author
August 16, 2017 Sharpie, the Life Story of Evelyn Sharp
The Ordinary Spaceman  [either title]
Diane Bartels
Clayton C. Anderson
September 20, 2017 The Weird Sisters Eleanor Brown
October 18, 2017 The Center of the World Jacqueline Sheehan
November 16, 2017 Orphan Train Christina Baker Kline
December 20, 2017 My True Love Gave to Me Stephanie Perkins
January 17, 2018 A Man Called Ove Frederik Backman
February 21, 2018 The Rosie Project Graeme Simsion
March 21, 2018 Play It Again, Sam Woody Allen
April 18, 2018 TBA TBA
May 16, 2018 The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up Marie Kondo




 Book Club Packets

 Do you need multiple copies of books for your book club?  The Scottsbluff Public Library now has several Book Club Packets available for checkout.  Each packet contains at least eight copies of the book, biographical material about the author, and suggested discussion questions.  The packets may be checked out for six weeks.


 Author  Title Number of Copies 
Aldrich, Bess Streeter A lantern in her hand 8 copies
Backman, Fredrik A Man Called Ove 10 copies
Brown, Daniel Boys in the Boat 10 copies
Brown, Rita Keeley Good Luck, Mrs. Brown  13 copies
Brown, Rita Keeley Pawn of Fate  8 copies
Buck, Rinker The Oregon Trail 10 copies
Carol, Joy The fabric of friendship  8 copies
Cather, Willa My Antonia   8 copies
Cather, Willa


(One Book, One Nebraska Selection 2013)

 8 Copies
Chessman, Harriet Lydia Cassatt reading the morning paper   8 copies
Coburn, Broughton Aama In America  10 copies
Connelly, Michael Closers   8 copies
Diffenbaugh, Vanessa The language of flowers   8 copies
Foreman, Ruth Free to Drink the Wind 10 copies
Gilman, Dorothy The unexpected Mrs. Pollifax   8 copies
Green, Jane Another Piece of my Heart  24 copies
Greene, Bob Once Upon A Town  8 copies
Hannah, Kristin Home Front  20 copies
Horan, Nancy Loving Frank   8 copies
Kloefkorn, William Restoring the burnt child   8 copies
Kooser, Ted Local wonders - seasons in the Bohemian Alps   8 copies
Miller, Sue The senator's wife   8 copies
Moriarty, Liane The Husband's Secret 10 copies
Morris, Wright The home place   8 copies
Poore, Nancy Whitmore Deadly confidante   8 copies
Reilly, Gary Asphalt Warrior   10 copies
Reilly, Gary Heart of Darkness Club  10 copies
Reilly, Gary Ticket to Hollywood   10 copies
Russell, Mary Doria A thread of grace   8 copies
Sandoz, Mari Crazy Horse   8 copies
Sandoz, Mari Old Jules 8 copies
Schmidt, Monique Maria Last Moon Dancing   8 copies
Schutte, Karen Seed of the Volga  8 copies
Schutte, Karen The Ticket  8 copies
See, Lisa Peony in love   8 copies
See, Lisa Shanghai girls   8 copies
See, Lisa Snow Flower and the secret fan   8 copies
Shaffer, Mary The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society   8 copies
Shoemaker, Karen The Meaning of Names 10 copies
Stein, Garth The Art of Racing in the Rain  10 copies
St. John, Warren Outcasts united   8 copies
Starita, Joe I am a man    8 copies
Stewart, Rory The places in between   8 copies
Swarthout, Glendon The Homesman 10 copies
Trigiani, Adriana  Don't sing at the table    8 copies
Walls, Jeannette The glass castle   8 copies
Young, William P. The shack   8 copies


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