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2016 Book Groups at the Hillsboro Public Library

 

Nature Book Club

Join Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve staff and other middle school book enthusiasts for a group discussion of books based on nature and the environment. Explore Scotland, Hawaii, and the redwoods of northern California through this year's book selections.

This group of teen readers meets at the Brookwood Library on the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm. Pre-registration online or at the Library is required. Once students are registered, they may pick up a free copy of the book as well as a preview of discussion topics at the Hub central service desk of the Brookwood Library. Space is limited to 10 students in grades 6-8.

For more information, contact Julie Botting, Library Assistant Youth Services, at julie.botting@hillsboro-oregon.gov or Diane Kearns at Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve at diane.kearns@hillsboro-oregon.gov.

2017 Selections

Jan 26 – Wild Wings by Gil Lewis
Feb 23 - The Night of the Howling Dogs by Graham Salisbury
Mar 23 – Operation Redwood by S. Terrell French

Evening Book Group  

This group of adult readers meets at the Brookwood Library on the fourth Wednesday each month at 6:45 pm (in November and December, the group meets on the third Wednesday). New members are always welcome! For more information, contact Jenny Moore, Interim Readers Advisory Librarian, at jennifer.moore@hillsboro-oregon.gov.

2017 Selections
January 25 - Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
February 22 - The Children Act by Ian McEwan
March 22 - The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure
April 26 - David and Goliath by Malcolm
May 24 - Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende
June 28 - Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
July 26 - Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
August 23 - Everybody's Fool by Richard Russo
September 27 - The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore
October 25 - The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
November 15 - Shoe Dog by Phil Knight
December 20 - Divers Clothes Lie Empty by Vendela Vida

 

For a list of Evening Book Group selections from prior years, check here

 

Morning Book Group
 
This group for adult readers meets at the Brookwood Library on the second Thursday of each month at 10 am. The group reads and discusses many different genres and new members are always welcome! For more information, contact Jenny Moore, Interim Readers Advisory Librarian, at jennifer.moore@hillsboro-oregon.gov.

 

2017 Selections
January 12 - The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
February 9 - The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman
March 9 - Fortune Smiles by Adam Johnson
April 13 - The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty by Vendela Vida
May 11 - The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

 

For a list of Morning Book Group selections from prior years, check here

 

Shute Park Pages Book Club
 
Join the new book club at Shute Park, for adult readers looking to find new, exciting reads and meet new people. This group meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 10:30 am. For more information contact Hillary @ the Library (david.pauli@hillsboro-oregon.gov) or Lisa @ the Senior Center (lisa.carr@hillsboro-oregon.gov). 


July's title is the Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls. July's meeting will be at the Shute Park Library.

2016 Selections

November 17 - Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck - Shute Park Library
December 22 - The Highest Tide by Jim Lynch - Hillsboro Senior Center

 

For a list of Shute Park Pages Book Club selections from prior years, check here
 

 

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