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Greenwood County Library Book Clubs

The Library sponsors several different kinds of book clubs. We read mysteries, classics, regional writers, and an eclectic mix. The Library provides copies of the titles used in its book discussion groups at no charge. Bring your lunch and eat while we discuss our featured title. Check out the following times and titles to find the book group that best suits you. Free paperback copies of the books are available at the Greenwood County Library while supplies last.

Classics Old and New:

Classics Old and New meets at the Greenwood County Library in the Auditorium at 1 p.m. on the following Thursdays:

  • September 10 - Fair and Tender Ladies - Lee Smith
  • October 8 - Wise Blood - Flannery O'Connor
  • November 12 - The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind - William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer (Greenwood Reads 2015)
  • December 10 - Old School - Tobias Wolff
  • January 14, 2016 - In the Time of Butterflies - Julia Alvarez
  • February 11 - Flora - Gail Godwin
  • March 10 - Home - Marilynne Robinson
  • April 14 - Absalom! Absalom! - William Faulkner
  • May 12 - Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy; translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky

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Mostly Southern Writers:

Mostly Southern Writers meets at 1 p.m. in the Auditorium at the Greenwood County Library on the following Saturdays:

  • September 12 - The Invention of Wings - Sue Monk Kidd
  • October 3 - The Paris Architect - Charles Belfoure
  • November 7 - The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry - Gabrielle Zevin
  • December 5 - Under the Wide and Starry Sky - Nancy Horan
  • January 9, 2016 - The Thread - Victoria Hislop
  • February 13 - Me Before You - Jojo Moyes
  • March 5 - Madame Picasso - Anne Girard
  • April 2 - The Sandcastle Girls - Chris Bohjalian
  • May 7 - Between Wrecks - George Singleton

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Mystery Lovers:

Mystery Lovers meets at 1 p.m. in the Auditorium at the Greenwood County Library on the following Thursdays:

  • September 17 - Death on Demand - Carolyn Hart
  • October 15 - The Innocent - David Baldacci
  • November 19 - The Man in the Queue - Josephine Tey
  • January 21, 2016 - Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn
  • February 18 - Flash and Bones - Kathy Reichs
  • March 17 - The Dark Monk - Oliver Pötzsch
  • April 21 - Designated Daughters - Margaret Maron
  • May 19 - A Clean Kill in Tokyo - Barry Eisler (previously published as Rain Fall)

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