Book Clubs

COVID-19 UPDATE: Some book clubs have opted to continue to meet via Zoom and some are meeting in person. 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


Logo for the Drop Dead Book Club. Maroon circle over a photo of foggy woods. Text in the circle reads "C.C. Mellor Memorial Library Edgewood. Drop Dead Book Club. First Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at CCM Edgewood."

Drop Dead Book Club

First Wednesdays at 7 p.m. in the Board Room at CCM Edgewood

Contact: Linda Herward, herward@pitt.edu

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.

Logo for the 4th Tuesday Book Club. Blue circle over a photo of many books with open pages. Text inside the circle reads "C.C. Mellor Memorial Library, Forest Hills. 4th Tuesday Book Club. Fourth Tuesdays at 1 p.m. at the Westinghouse Lodge."

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
OctThe Paris LibraryJanet Skeslien Charles
NovEvery Living ThingJames Herriot
DecDogs of ChristmasBruce Cameron
Logo for the Century Book Club. Green circle over a photo of book spines. Text inside the circle reads "C.C. Mellor Memorial Library, Edgewood. Century Book Club. Third Wednesdays at 7 p.m. on Zoom."

Century Book Club

Third Wednesdays at 7 p.m. on Zoom

Contact: Cameron Bloom, bloomc@einetwork.net

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83377684991?pwd=bUdNVkJ2ZndEYWxDOTY3WSsxMVRoQT09
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.