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2nd Monday Book Club

This book club has been around probably as long as the Maumelle Library has been open. We are always looking for new members with a love of reading and discussing books. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the library.

This month’s book is All Over but the Shoutin’ by Rick Bragg.

Adults 18+

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Socrates Cafe

A monthly philosophy discussion meeting for adults, coffee included.

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True Stories Book Club

We read non-fiction books including true crime, biographies/memoirs, self help, current events, social sciences/politics.

Occurs the 2nd Thursday of every month excluding holidays.
  • September:  Beautiful Boy by David Sheff
  • October:  Dead Wake:  The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
  • November:  The Dirty Life:  On Farming, Food, and Love by Kristin Kimball
  • December:  Murder in Matera:  A True Story of Passion, Family, and Forgiveness in Southern Italy by Helene Stapinski
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Tail Waggin’ Tutors

Read a book to a friendly service dog.

For readers of all ages.

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Book Lovers’ Book Club

An adult book club that reads both fiction and nonfiction books.  This month’s book:  Uncommon Type: Some Stories by Tom Hanks.  Copies of the book are available at the library.

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Evening Book Club

We will meet at 6:30 pm on the fourth Tuesday of the month.

Tuesday, December 17  | Potluck & Book Talk (no assigned book)

Tuesday, January 28The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Tuesday, February 25Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Tuesday, March 24There, There by Tommy Orange


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Girlfriends’ Book and Brunch Club

Join us for light snacks and lively conversation once a month!

Contact the library for book titles.

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Book Chat

This is an informal book club with no assigned reading.  Instead, we all just discuss books we’ve read, are reading or would like to read & share our opinions on them with the group.

Occurs the 4th Thursday of every month excluding holidays.

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A Better Me Book Club

Each month participants read a selected Inspirational or Self-Help title and discuss it together.

These are the titles that will be picked up each month to read and discuss at the following month’s meet up:

March | The Year of Magical Thinking

April | Tiny Beautiful Things

May | The Happiness Project

June | The 48 Laws of Power

July | Eat Pray Love

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All branches and buildings of the Central Arkansas Library System will close at 5pm today, Saturday, December 7.