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If you love to read, learn about some of the book club offerings at your Abilene Public Library.

Adventurous Book Club
South Branch Library | 4310 Buffalo Gap Rd. | Leader: Insperation Sanchez
This book club is geared for adults who wish to read books that are a bit off the beaten path and gets you out of your comfort zone, in a good way. At each session we meetup at a different local spot in town, so bring some cash if you wish to make food or drink purchases.
Refugee
Refugee
by: Alan Gratz | November 2, 2018 at 6:30PM
Rosa's Cafe & Tortilla Factory | 3333 Catclaw Dr. (Map It)

Summary: 
Although separated by continents and decades, Josef, a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany; Isabel, a Cuban girl trying to escape the riots and unrest plaguing her country in 1994; and Mahmoud, a Syrian boy in 2015 whose homeland is torn apart by violence and destruction, embark on harrowing journeys in search of refuge, discovering shocking connections that tie their stories together.

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Cover-to-Cover Book Club
Main Library | 202 Cedar St. | Leader: Amy Watterman
Join the library's monthly book club discussion group for avid adult readers in the community.  We meet on the third Thursday evenings of each month to discuss bestsellers, fiction, biographies, nonfiction, classics, and more.  Join us at our next session.
Prague Winter - Book Cover
Prague Winter
by: Madeleine Albright | November 15, 2018 at 7:00PM

Summary: Before Madeleine Albright turned 12, her life was shaken by the Nazi invasion of her home land- Czechoslovakia - the Battle of Britain, the near total destruction of European Jewry, the Allied victory, the rise of communism, and the onset of the Cold War.  Albright's experiences, and those of her family, provide a lens through which to view the most tumultuous dozen years in modern history.

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December: No Book Club Meeting this Month ~ Happy Holidays!!!
   

Gift Book Exchange for January 17, 2019 at 7:00PM

Do you have a great book you'd love to share with someone else?  Bring it and and participate in a book exchange.  We ask that everyone come with a book you'd be willing to swap as it can be a great way to get your hands on books that are new to you.  More details to come as we get closer to the date.
   

The Great Alone
by: Kristin Hannah | February 21, 2019 at 7:00PM

Summary: In 1974, a former Vietnam POW, suffering from flashback and nightmares, moves his family to Alaska to live off the grid in an attempt to find peace, restoration, and freedom.  They will also face dangers, both internally and externally, as they face the ultimate test of the human spirit.

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Online Book Club @ Your Library
OnlineBookClub
If you're pressed for time and want to get portions of books via your email, this club is for you.  Register for free with a valid email address and then start receiving chapters of popular titles across genres you select.  Only join the genres you're interested in and start receiving excerpts each day. | Click Here to Join


MAIN LIBRARY
202 Cedar St.
Abilene, TX 79601
PH: 325-677-2474

HOURS OF OPERATION
Mon, Tues, Thurs | 9AM - 9PM
Wed, Fri, Sat | 9AM - 6PM
Sundays | Closed
 

SOUTH BRANCH
4310 Buffalo Gap Rd.
Abilene, TX 79606
PH: 325-698-7565

HOURS OF OPERATION
Mon, Tues, Thurs | 10AM - 9PM
Wed, Fri, Sat | 10AM - 6PM
Sundays | 1PM - 6PM

MOCKINGBIRD BRANCH
1326 N. Mockingbird Ln.
Abilene, TX 79603
PH: 325-437-7323

HOURS OF OPERATION
Mon, Tues, Thurs | 9AM - 9PM
Wed, Fri, Sat | 9AM - 6PM
Sundays | Closed

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