All PPLD Book Clubs

Carnelian Coffee Book Club

2428 West Colorado Avenue Please contact jpaisley@ppld.org to determine if the meeting is in-person at the Library or virtual.

Meeting Date/Time

1st Sundays at 1 p.m. (excluding holiday weekends)

Schedule

October 2, 2022 - Circe by Madeline Miller

November 6, 2022 - Nordic Noir November (author Katrine Engberg, Denmark)

December 4, 2022 - The Secret Keeper of Jaipur by Alka Joshi

January 8, 2023 - The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

February 5, 2023 - State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

March 5, 2023 - Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Contact
Joe Paisley - jpaisley@ppld.org

Cheyenne Mountain Fiction Book Club

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.

Meeting Date/Time

1st Thursdays at 2 p.m.

Schedule

December 1, 2022 - I Know Why the Cage Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

January 5, 2023 - The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali

February 2, 2023 - Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield

March 2, 2023 - Winter Garden by Kristen Hannah

April 6, 2023 - Tallgrass by Sandra Dallas

May 4, 2023 - The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi

June 2, 2023 - No meeting

July 6, 2023 - No meeting

August 3, 2023 - The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller

September 7, 2023 - All Pikes Peak Reads (APPR) selection - To be announced

October 5, 2023 - Outlawed by Anna North

November 2, 2023 - Little Disasters by Sarah Vaughan

December 7, 2023 - The Seed Keeper by Diane Wilson 

Contact
Call (719) 531-6333, x6091 for more information.
Genres

Cheyenne Mountain Mystery Book Club

Members read own selections based on that month’s topic. This group meets in person with a Zoom option. Please email or call Caitlyn at czimmer@ppld.org or (719) 531-6333, x6091 to join the group.

Meeting Date/Time

2nd Mondays at 2 p.m.

Schedule

January 10, 2022 - State of Terror by Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny

February 14, 2022 - Native American Mystery

March 14, 2022 - Senior Mystery

April 11, 2022 - Culinary Mystery

May 9, 2022 - Classic Mystery

June 13, 2022 - No meeting

July 11, 2022 - No meeting

August 8, 2022 - Music is Murder by B.J. Bowen (local author)

September 12, 2022 -  Animal Mysteries

October 10, 2022 - Paranormal Mysteries

November 14, 2022 - Ecumenical Mysteries

December 12, 2022 - Mysteries on Trains (and other transport)

January 9, 2023 - Poison Pen Mysteries

February 13, 2023 - Colorado Setting

March 13, 2023 - Female Sleuth

April 10, 2023 - Forensic Mysteries

May 8, 2023 - Campus Mysteries

June 12, 2023 – No meeting.

July 10, 2023 – No meeting.

Contact
Call (719) 531-6333, x6091 for more information.
Genres

Falcon Book Club

Meets at Meridian Ranch Recreation Center 10301 Angeles Rd, Peyton, CO 80831

Meeting Date/Time

4th Tuesdays, 6 p.m. (except holiday season)

Schedule

January 25, 2022 - The Deep, Deep Snow by Brian Freeman

February 22, 2022 - The Lost and Found Bookshop by Susan Wiggs

March 22, 2022 - The Book of Lost Friends by Lisa Wingate

April 26, 2022 - The Newcomers by Helen Thorpe

May 24, 2022 - Button Man by Andrew Gross

June 28, 2022 - The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett

July 26, 2022 - The Last Flight by Julie Clark

August 23, 2022 - The Boys: A Memoir of Hollywood and Family by Ron and Clint Howard

September 27, 2022 - The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles

October 18, 2022 - The Rose Code by Kate Quinn

December 6 or 13, 2022 - A Ballad of Love and Glory by Reyna Grande

January 24, 2023 - What Happened to the Bennetts by Lisa Scottoline

Contact
Please email Karen Wood at krwoodco@msn.com for more information.

Fountain Library Book Club

Each month we'll read a book from a different genre to expand our literary minds!

Meeting Date/Time
3rd Thursdays from 3 - 5 p.m.
Schedule

January 20, 2022 - Midnight in Chernobyl by Adam Higginbotham

March 17, 2022 - Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi

April 14, 2022 - Bolshoi Confidential by Simon Morrison

May 12, 2022 - Full Body Burden by Kristen Iversen

June 9, 2022 - Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits by Chip Colwell

Contact
For more details, email Vincent at vburke@ppld.org.

Monumental Bookworms

Please contact Meredith at mmoore@ppld.org for more information.

Meeting Date/Time

2nd Tuesdays 6:30 - 8 p.m.

Schedule

January 11, 2022 - Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout

February 8, 2022 - Surviving Savannah by Patti Callahan

March 8, 2022 - The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams

April 12, 2022 - The Second Life of Mirielle West by Amanda Skenandore

May 10, 2022 - The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich

June 14, 2022 - Hidden Valley Road by Robert Kolker

July 12, 2022 - The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by Victoria Schwab

August 9, 2022 - The Overstory by Richard Powers

September 13, 2022 - The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray

October 11, 2022 - The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah

November 8, 2022 - The Second Life of Mirielle West by Amanda Skenandore

Genres

Monumental Readers

Please contact mmoore@ppld.org to determine if the meeting is in-person at the Library or virtual.

Meeting Date/Time

3rd Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

Schedule

January 21, 2022 - Blue Diary by Alice Hoffman

February 18, 2022 - The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson

March 18, 2022 - Blue Diary by Alice Hoffman

April 15, 2022 - The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells by Andrew Sean Greer

May 20, 2022 - The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Alison Anderson

June 17, 2022 - Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

July 15, 2022 - Blue Diary by Alice Hoffman

Contact
Call (719) 531-6333 for more information.

Mystery Lovers Book Group at Library 21c

A book group for mystery lovers. All ages are welcome. No registration needed. Please contact bkeiser@ppld.org with any questions. See you soon!

Meeting Date/Time

3rd Thursdays at 6 p.m. (except for December, which is 2rd Thursday)

Schedule

January 20, 2022 - Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter

February 17, 2022 - Troubled Blood by Robert Galbraith

March 17, 2022 - The Lost Man by Jane Harper

April 21, 2022 - Who is Maud Dixon? by Alexandra Andrews

May 19, 2022 - The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths

June 16, 2022 - The Long Call by Ann Cleeves

July 21, 2022 - The Deep, Deep Snow by Brian Freeman

August 18, 2022 - The Guest List by Lucy Foley

September 15, 2022 - The Other Emily by Dean Koontz

October 20, 2022 - Walk the Wire by David Baldacci

November 17, 2022 - The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave

December 8, 2022 (2nd Thursday!) - A celebration of books!

January 19, 2023 - The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

Contact
Barb Keiser at (719) 531-6333, x6704
Genres

Old Colorado City Book Group

Please contact drasmussen@ppld.org to determine if the meeting is in-person at the Library or virtual.

Meeting Date/Time

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

Schedule

December 15, 2022 - Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder (meeting at noon

at Cheyenne Mountain branch, 1785 S. 8th Street, due to renovations)

January 26, 2023 - Horse by Geraldine Brooks

February 23, 2023 - Little Bee by Chris Cleave

March 23, 2023 - The Sentence: A Novel by Louise Ehdrich

April 27, 2023 - The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams

May 25, 2023 - Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

June 22, 2023 - The Sweetness of Water by Nathan Harris

July 27, 2023 - The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray

August 24, 2023 - Normal People by Sally Rooney

September 28, 2023 - APPR adult selection TBA

October 26, 2023 - The Seed Keeper by Diane Wilson

November 16, 2023 - The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali

December 21, 2023 - TBA

Palmer Lake Book Group

Club meets at Tri-Lakes Senior Citizen Center, 1300 Higby Road, Monument CO 80132 until the Library re-opens.

Meeting Date/Time

1st Fridays at 9 a.m.

Contact
Please call (719) 531-6333, x6045 for information.

Rockrimmon Mostly Fiction Book Group

Please contact smiller@ppld.org to determine if the meeting is in-person at the Library or virtual.

Meeting Date/Time

1st Tuesdays from 1 - 2 p.m.

Schedule

January 4, 2022 - The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah

February 1, 2022 - The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

March 1, 2022 - Reader’s Choice of biographies on British Royals

April 5, 2022 - The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles

May 3, 2022 - The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson

June 7, 2022 - The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

July 5, 2022 - The Deep, Deep Snow by Brian Freeman

August 2, 2022 - Code Breaker by Walter Isaacson

September 6, 2022 - Reader’s Choice of novels by the Brontë sisters

October 4, 2022 - All Pikes Peak Reads title (TBA)

November 1, 2022 - State of Terror by Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny

December 6, 2022 - The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles

Genres

Ruth Holley Book Club

Please email Stacey at smarin@ppld.org to join the group.

Meeting Date/Time

4th Fridays, 2 - 3:30 p.m. (except Nov. and Dec.)

Schedule

November 18, 2022 - How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez

December 16, 2022 - The Girl with Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee with David John

January 27, 2023 - The Dressmaker by Kate Alcott

February 24, 2023 - Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

March 24, 2023 - Land of Shadows by Rachel Howzell Hall

April 8, 2023 - The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

May 26, 2023 - Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert

June 23, 2023 - Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

July 28, 2023 - Booked to Die by John Dunning

August 25, 2023 - Moloka'i by Alan Brennert

September 22, 2023 - The Trial of Lizzie Borden by Cara Robertson

October 27, 2023 - The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

November 17, 2023 - The Samurai's Garden by Gail Tsukuyama

Sand Creek Book Club

Please contact Cameryn at cboin@ppld.org for more information.

Meeting Date/Time

Last Thursdays at 10 a.m.

Schedule

January 27, 2022 - Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya

February 24, 2022 - Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

March 31, 2022 - Normal People by Sally Rooney

April 28, 2022 - Kabul Beauty School by Deborah Rodriguez

May 26, 2022 - When No One is Watching by Alyssa Cole

June 23, 2022 - The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom

July 28, 2022 - The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

August 25, 2022 - The Scent Keeper by Erica Bauermeister

September 29, 2022 - The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

October 27, 2022 - All Pikes Peak Reads adult selection (TBD)

November 17, 2022 - How Emotions are Made by Lisa Feldman Barrett

December 29, 2022 - Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks

Ute Pass BYO Book Club

Ute Pass Library
8010 Severy Road
Cascade, CO 80809

Patrons will read whatever titles they like from a random genre or category each month and discuss their selection at each meeting. Please contact kswengel@ppld.org for details.

Meeting Date/Time
Saturdays at Noon (excluding holiday weekends)
Schedule
January 22, 2022
February 19, 2022
March 19, 2022
April 16, 2022
May 28, 2022
Contact
Karin Swengel - kswengel@ppld.org