Book Clubs

COVID-19 UPDATE: No books clubs will be meeting in person at the library indefinitely. Some book clubs have opted to continue to meet via Zoom and some are meeting in person outside. Please contact the coordinator of your club with questions.

For a complete list of upcoming programs, visit the library events calendar.

Jump to: Drop Dead Book Club, Fourth Tuesday Book Club, Century Book Club, Teen Book Club


Drop Dead Book Club

First Wednesdays at 7 p.m. on Zoom

Contact: Linda Herward, herward@pitt.edu

Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/564732823  
Meeting ID: 564 732 823

Since 2003, the Drop Dead Book Club has read a mystery every month. The atmosphere is informal.  The group has a facilitator/record keeper but not a discussion leader.  Books are chosen by consensus. 

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. on the porch of the Westinghouse Lodge.

799 Barclay Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15221

Contact: Erin Pierce, piercee@einetwork.net

DateTitleAuthor
FebThe HuntressKate Atkinson
MarWhen the World Came to TownJim DeFede
AprCarnegies MaidMarie Benedict
MayMa Raineys Black BottomAugust Wilson
JuneA lot of People are SayingNancy Rosenblum
JulyMy Own WordsRuth Bader Ginsberg
AugVanishing Half Brit Bennett
SeptCasteIsabelle Wilkerson
OctOpen to suggestions from new members
NovOpen to suggestions from new members
DecDogs of ChristmasBruce Cameron

Century Book Club

Third Wednesdays at 7 p.m. on Zoom

Contact: Erin Pierce, piercee@einetwork.net

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87442058168?pwd=cXc0c084YnpFSHFpSkR4ZVlaUTNPUT09
Meeting ID: 833 7768 4991
Passcode: 602439

Originally started to commemorate CCM’s centennial in 2018, the Century Book club reads books from each decade of the 20th and 21st centuries in sequence. Past selections have been fiction, nonfiction, drama, short stories, children’s literature, science fiction, mysteries, and more.

DateTitleAuthorYear
1/20/2021Sister CarrieTheodore Dreiser1900
2/17/2021Howards EndE.M. Forster1910
3/17/2021The Age of InnocenceEdith Wharton1920
4/21/2021The Secret of the Old ClockCarolyn Keene1930
5/19/2021Native SonRichard Wright1940
6/16/2021A Town Like Alice Nevil Shute1950
7/21/2021To Kill a MockingbirdHarper Lee1960
8/18/2021The Bluest EyeToni Morrison1970
9/15/2021Cosmos Carl Sagan1980
10/20/2021The Things They CarriedTim O’Brien1990
11/17/2021The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big DifferenceMalcolm Gladwell2000
12/15/2021The Immortal Life of Henrietta LacksRebecca Skloot2010
TBDTBDTBD2020

Teen Book Club

See the Teen Programs & Events page for information about this program.