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Virtual Book Clubs

Previous Book Club Selections

The City of Carlsbad has postponed public events until further notice to support the County of San Diego’s public health order. Please see the website calendar for virtual program information. Limited computer, browsing and account services and curbside service is now available.

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Monday Night Classics Book Club

Time: 7 p.m. 
Location: Zoom Virtual Book Club
Contact Heidi Wyner for a Zoom invitation @ 760-602-2044 or Heidi.Wyner@carlsbadca.gov

May 24: American Pastoral by Philip Roth
June 28: Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis
July 26: The Ugly American by Eugene Burdick & William J. Lederer
August 23: My Cousin Rachel by Daphne DuMaurier
September 27: Candide by Voltaire
October 25: The Plague by Albert Camus
November 22: Ramona by Helen Hunt Jackson
December: No Meeting

 


Tuesday Night Book Club

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Zoom Virtual Book Club
Contact Madelyn Horton for a Zoom invitation @ 760-434-2933 or Madelyn.Horton@carlsbadca.gov 

June 1: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
July 6: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
August 3: The City We Became by N.K. Jemison
September 7: The Elephant Whisperer by Lawrence Anthony
October 5: Deacon King Kong by James McBride
November 2: Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart
December 7: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

 

 

 

Book Explorers Book Club (for grades 4 to 6)

Time: 3:30 p.m. 
Location: Zoom Virtual Book Club
Click here to register for Book Explorers Book Club
If you have questions, contact Ally Goodwin @ 760-602-2050 or allyson.goodwin@carlsbadca.gov

Book Warriors Book Club (for grades 7 to 12)

Time: 3:30 p.m. 
Location: Zoom Virtual Book Club
Click here to register for Teen Book Club
If you have questions, contact Ashleigh Hvinden @ 760-434-2866 or ashleigh.hvinden@carlsbadca.gov

 

May 18: Oracle Code by Marieke Nijkamp 

 

 

 

 

 


First Wednesday Book Club

Time: 2 p.m.  Location: Zoom Virtual Book Club
Contact Liza Blue for a Zoom invitation @ Liza.Blue@carlsbadca.gov 

June 2: Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
July 7: Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
August 4: On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong
September 1: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennet
October 6: Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart
November 3: Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell
December 1: Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

Thursday Afternoon Book Club

Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Zoom Virtual Book Club
Contact Sheri Hanlon for a Zoom invitation @ 760-602-2062 Sheri.Hanlon@carlsbadca.gov    

May 13: My Own Words by Ruth Bader Ginsberg
June 10: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
July 8: Sigh, Gone: A Misfit's Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock and the Fight to Fit In by Tran Phuc
August 12: The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
September 9: A House in the Sky: A Memoir by Amanda Lindhout
October 14: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
November 4: Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man by Emmanual Acho
December 9: The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue

 

 

 

 

 

Club de Lectura en Español (Spanish Language Book Club)

El club de Lectura en Español se reúne una vez al mes.  Para más información llame al 760-931-4500
Hora: 10 a.m. 
Ubicación: Zoom Virtual Book Club 
Comuníquese con Mayra Turchiano para una invitación de Zoom @ 760-931-4500 or  Mayra.Turchiano@carlsbadca.gov

Mayo 18: Un hombre llamado Ove by Frederick Backman
Junio 15: Las imperfectas by Cristy Marrero 

 

  

 

 

 

Club de Lectura en Español Vespertino (Evening Spanish Language Book Club) 

El club de Lectura en Español Vespertino se reúne una vez al mes.  Para más información llame al 760-931-4500
Hora: 6 p.m. 
Ubicación: Club de lectura virtual via Zoom 
Comuníquese con Mayra Turchiano para una invitación de Zoom @ 760-931-4500 or  Mayra.Turchiano@carlsbadca.gov  
Junio 3: El templo del jazmín by Corina Bomann