Book Clubs for Adults

New participants are always welcomed for these lively discussion groups. Books and audiobook CDs are available at the circulation desks.

For upcoming meeting dates, check the library event calendar.

NEW: Podcast Book Club

Did you blitz through Serial? Join us for this new podcast discussion group! Our club will discuss only a few episodes of each podcast — usually less than 3 hours of listening time total. Ages 16 and up.

  • September 6: "Reply All" -- #3 We Know What You Did, #47 Quit Already!, #50 The Cathedral, #104 The Case of the Phantom Caller
  • October 4: "You Must Remember This" -- #4 (The Printing of) The Legend of Frances Farmer, #66 MGM Stories Part Eleven: David O. Selznick, Jennifer Jones and Robert Walker, #67 MGM Stories Part Ten: David O. Selznick, The Mayers & Gone With the Wind, #93 Peg Entwistle (Dead Blondes Part 1)
  • November 1: "99 Percent Invisible" --#88 The Broadcast Clock, #200 Miss Manhattan, #265 The Pool and the Stream, #281 La Sagrada Família
  • December 6: "Limetown" -- Season 1 (6 episodes)

NEW: Century Book Club

A new limited-series book club celebrating the 100th anniversary of the C.C. Mellor Memorial Library! The Century Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the C.C. Mellor Library in Edgewood. We will be reading one book published in each decade that the library has been open, starting in 1918.

  • 11/19: Breakfast at Tiffany's, by Truman Capote (1958)
  • 12/19: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, by Phillip K. Dick (1968)
  • 1/16: The Westing Game, by Ellen Raskin (1978)
  • 2/20 The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, by Michael Chabon (1988
  • 3/20 The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, by Alexander McCall Smith (1998)
  • April 17 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer (2008)
  • May 15 TBD (2018)

Click here for a complete list of upcoming book selections.

NEW: Under-40 Book Club

The Under-40 Book Club reads books written by authors under 40 and published in the last 5 years. Copies of this month's book are available at C.C. Mellor Library.

Open to anyone 21-39. No registration required.

CCM's Under-40 Book Club won't be meeting in November and December, so we're taking this time to choose our books for 2019! Tell us what you want to read for our next meetings by clicking here.

Drop Dead Book Club

The Drop Dead Book Club meets the first Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Edgewood Library Board Room. This month's book can be checked out at the upstairs circuclation desk.

For a complete list of upcoming books and meeting dates, please visit the Drop Dead Book Club website.

Fourth Tuesday Book Club

The Fourth Tuesday Book Club meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 1:00 p.m. at the Forest Hills Library. This month's book can be checked out at the Forest Hills circuclation desk.

Click here for a complete list of upcoming book selections.

Edgewood Branch

One Pennwood Avenue
Edgewood, PA 15218

Phone: (412) 731-0909
Fax: (412) 731-8969


Monday - Thursday
10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Forest Hills Branch

4400 Greensburg Pike
Forest Hills, PA 15221

Phone: (412) 436-2390
Fax: (412) 436-2391


Monday, Friday & Saturday
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday
3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Wednesday & Sunday

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