PPLD Book Clubs

Briargate Book Club - General Interest

2nd Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

A general interest book club for all ages and backgrounds at the Briargate Library. New members welcome and registration is not required.

January 8, 2014 - The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

February 12 - The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin

March 12 - To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

April 9 - Film & Photography on the Front Range by Tim Blevins

May - No Meeting

June 11 - Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

July 9 - The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

August 13 - The Dressmaker by Kate Alcott

September 10 - All Pikes Peak Reads 2014 Selection - TBD

October 8 - The Chihuahua of Baskervilles by Esri Allbritten

November 12 - The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

December 10 - A Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

Call 260-6882 for more information.

Fiction Book Club

1st Thursdays at 2 p.m.

The Fiction Book Club meets at Cheyenne Mountain Library and enjoys sharing a variety of authors and books in an open discussion format. The group is open to all and registration is not required.

January 4, 2014 - The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin

February 6, 2014 - The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

March 6, 2014 - Rules Of Civility by Amor Towles

April 3, 2014 - The End Of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe

May 1, 2014 - China Boy by Gus Lee

Call 633-6278 for more information.

Great Books Classics

2nd Thursdays from 6:45 - 9:00 p.m.

Discussions for adults take place at the Penrose Library in the Adult Meeting Room. Discussions are open to everyone and registration is not required.

Copies of Great Conversations 6 (GC6) are available from the Library.

January 9, 2014 - "On Tranquility of Mind" by Seneca

February 13 - Selection from The New Organon by Francis Bacon

March 13 - "A Letter Concerning Toleration" by John Locke

April 10 - "Discourse Seven [on Art]" by Joshua Reynolds

May 8 - "The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám" translated by Edward Fitzgerald in dialogue with "Rabbi Ben Ezra" by Robert Browning

June 12 - "The Lifted Veil" by George Eliot

July 10 - "The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg" by Mark Twain

August 14 - Annual movie social for members (details to be announced in July)

September 11 - Selection from On the Advantage and Disadvantage of History for Life by Friedrich Nietzche

October 9 - "The Devil Baby at Hull House" by Jane Addams

November 13 - "The Man Who Could Work Miracles" by H. G. Wells

December 11 - "Mario and the Magician" by Thomas Mann

Call 531-6333 x2314 for more information.

Manitou Springs Teen Book Club

2nd Thursdays, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Call 685-5206 for more information.

Manitou Springs Undercover Book Club

3rd Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

The Undercover Book Club meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 4-5 p.m. Fiction and non-fiction books are discussed. Guests and new members are welcome.

The books to be discussed are available at the Manitou Springs Library one month in advance.

Call 685-5206 for more information.

Monumental Readers

3rd Fridays at 10 a.m.

Located at the Monument Library, new members are always welcome and registration is not required.

January 17, 2014 - The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

February 21 - The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker

March 21 - Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner

April 18 - Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

May 16 - Beneath a Marble Sky by John Shors

June 20 - The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

July 18 - Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

August 15 - The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman

September 19 - All Pikes Peak Reads 2014 Selection (TBA)

October 17 - Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

November 21 - Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

December 19 - Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

Call 488-2370 for more information.

Mystery Book Discussion Group

3rd Wednesdays at 2 p.m.

Located at the Cheyenne Mountain Library, the Mystery Book Discussion Group enjoys sharing a variety of favorite mystery authors and books in an open discussion format. The group is open to everyone and registration is not required.

January 15, 2014 - Animal Mystery (a mystery solved with the help of an animal)

February 19, 2014 - Private Investigator Mystery

March 19, 2014 - Medieval Mystery

April 16, 2014 - Author Visit - Laura DiSilverio

Call 633-6278 for more information.

Old Colorado City Book Group

4th Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. (except for November and December, which is 3rd Thursdays)

Located at the Old Colorado City Library, everyone is welcome to this book group and encouraged to bring a lunch.

January 23, 2014 - Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

February 27 - The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

March 27 - Still Life by Louise Penny

April 24 - Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink

May 22 - The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton

June 26 - Someone by Alice McDermott

July 24 - The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

August 28 - The City of Falling Angels by John Berendt

September 25 - All Pikes Peak Reads 2014 Sections (TBA)

October 23 - Fallen Women by Sandra Dallas

November 20 - Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

December 18 - Two Old Women by Velma Wallis

Palmer Lake Book Group

1st Fridays at 9 a.m.

The Palmer Lake Book Group meets at the Palmer Lake Library and welcomes new members.

Call 481-2587 for more information and to request a copy of the current selection.

Rockrimmon Mostly Fiction Book Club

1st Tuesdays from 1 - 3 p.m.

The Rockrimmon Mostly Fiction Book Club meets at the Rockrimmon Library. New members welcome and registration is not required.

Call 593-8000 for more information and the schedule.

Sand Creek Book Club

Last Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

The Sand Creek Book Club meets the last Thursday of every month at 10:30 a.m. in the Sand Creek Library. The Sand Creek Group always welcomes new members.

Call 597-7070 for more information and the schedule.

Ute Pass Novel Characters

1st Fridays from 4:00 - 5:45 p.m.

This book club is for teens and tweens and meets at the Ute Pass Library.

Call 684-9342 for more information and the schedule.

World Traveler Book Club

3rd Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m.

If you’re interested in other cultures and countries, this book club is for you. We will be exploring a multitude of places through the written word. Located at the East Library, everyone is welcome and registration is not required.

January 15, 2014 - France (WWI) - The Girl You Left Behind by JoJo Moyes

February 19 - Botswana - The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

April 16 - London/France - The Mouse-Proof Kitchen by Saira Shah

May 21 - Cambodia - In the Shadow of the Banyan by Vaddey Ratner

July 16 - Sarajevo - The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway

August 20 - Italy - The Golden Egg by Donna Leon

September 17 - India - The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

October 15 - Australia - The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman

November 19 - France - The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

Call 531-6333, x1307 for more information.