Book Clubs for Adults

Copies of this month's book club books are available for pickup at the location where the book club meets.

For all upcoming meeting dates, check the library event calendar.

Century Book Club

Third Wednesdays at 7 p.m., CCM Edgewood

A new limited-series book club celebrating the 100th anniversary of the C.C. Mellor Memorial Library! We will be reading one book published in each decade that the library has been open, starting in 1918.

  • January 16: The Westing Game, by Ellen Raskin (1978)
  • February 20: The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, by Michael Chabon (1988)
  • March 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)

Under-40 Book Club

Fourth Wednesdays at 7 p.m., CCM Edgewood

Open to anyone 21-39.

  • January 23: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing, by Hank Green
  • February 27: Circe, by Madeline Miller
  • March 27: No One Is Coming To Save Us, by Stephanie Powell Watts
  • April 24: Station Eleven, by Emily St. John Mandel
  • May 22: The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas
  • June 26: Homegoing, by Yaa Gyasi

Drop Dead Book Club

First Wednesdays at 7 p.m., CCM Edgewood

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

Fourth Tuesday Book Club

Fourth Tuesdays at 1 p.m., CCM Forest Hills

  • January 22: Road to Jonestown, by Jeff Guin
  • February 26: Train to Crystal City, by Jan Russell
  • March 26: Grandma Gatewood’s Walk, by Ben Montgomery
  • April 23: Ruthless Tide, by Al Roker
  • May 28: My Life in Middlemarch, by Rebecca Mead
  • June 25: The Lady and the Tigers, by Olga Sauers Greenlaw
  • July 23: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, by Mark Haddon
  • August 27: Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • September 24: Unsheltered, by Barbara Kingsolver
  • October 22: We Band of Angels, by Elizabeth Norman
  • November 26: An American Marriage, by Tayari Jones
  • *December 17: Holiday on Ice, by David Sedaris

* The book club meets on the third Tuesday in December

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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