All PPLD Book Clubs

Briargate Book Club - General Interest

A general interest book club for all ages and backgrounds at Library 21c. New members welcome and registration is not required. Book selection may change due to availability.

Meeting Date/Time: 

2nd Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

Schedule: 

January 8, 2020 - The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

February 12, 2020 - Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

March 11, 2020 - Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West by PPLD Special Collections

April 8, 2020 - Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat

May 13, 2020 - Orange Mint and Honey by Carleen Brice

June 10, 2020 - Strum by Nancy Young

July 8, 2020 - The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

August 12, 2020 - An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

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: 

January 2, 2020 - The Past Came Hunting by Donnell Bell

February 6, 2020 - Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague by Geraldine Brooks

March 5, 2020 - Lies My Teacher Told Me by James Loewen

April 2, 2020 - Tallgrass by Sandra Dallas

May 7, 2020 - The Rooftops of Tehran by Mahbod Seraji

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

Falcon Book Club

The Falcon Book Club meets every fourth Tuesday at High Prairie Library at 6 p.m. New members are always welcomed and registration is not required.

Meeting Date/Time: 

4th Tuesdays, 6 p.m.

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

Manitou Springs Undercover Book Club

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.

Meeting Date/Time: 

3rd Wednesdays, 4 - 5 p.m.

Schedule: 

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

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

Monumental Bookworms

Join an evening book club located at the Monument Library. New members are always welcome and registration is not required. Monumental Bookworms will read and discuss one of the following titles. Please call the Monument Library at (719) 531-6333 with any questions.

Meeting Date/Time: 

2nd Tuesdays 7 - 8:30 p.m.

Schedule: 

January 14, 2020 - The Wailing Wind by Tony Hillerman

February 11, 2020 - The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

March 10, 2020 - Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

April 14, 2020 - The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict

May 12, 2020 - We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter

June 9, 2020 - The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

July 14, 2020 - The Library Book by Susan Orlean

August 11, 2020 - Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick

September 8, 2020 - Once We Were Brothers by Ronald Balson

October 13, 2020 - Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

November 10, 2020 - Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson

December 8, 2020 - Loving Frank by Nancy Horan

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

Monumental Readers

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

Monumental Readers will read and discuss one of the following titles. Please call the Monument Library at (719) 488-2370 to find out the book for this month.

Meeting Date/Time: 

3rd Fridays at 10 a.m.

Schedule: 

The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin

Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

Kabul Beauty School by Deborah Rodriguez

The Dressmaker by Kate Alcott

Two Nuts in Italy by Sue Ellen Haning

Faithful Place by Tana French

A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

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

Mystery Book Club

Located at the Cheyenne Mountain Library, the Mystery Book Club 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.

Meeting Date/Time: 

3rd Wednesdays at 2 p.m.

Schedule: 

January 15, 2020 - Nancy Drew

February 19, 2020 - Southwest Setting

March 18, 2020 - Animal Mysteries

April 15, 2020 - On the Same Page

May 20, 2020 - British Authors Mysteries

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. A wide variety of mysteries will be provided. Registration is not required.

Meeting Date/Time: 

3rd Thursdays at 7 p.m. (except for December, which is 2rd Thursday) in room B4

Schedule: 

January 16, 2020 - Lethal White by Robert Galbraith

February 20, 2020 - Force of Nature by Jane Harper

March 19, 2020 - The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware

April 16, 2020 - Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty

May 21, 2020 - The Witch Elm by Tara French

June 18, 2020 - Night Moves by Jonathan Kellerman

July 16, 2020 - The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

August 20, 2020 - Wolf Pack by C. J. Box

September 17, 2020 - Quantum by Patricia Cornwell

October 15, 2020 - What Rose Forgot by Nevada Barr

November 19, 2020 - The Never Game by Jefferey Deaver

December 10 (2nd Thursday), 2020 - A celebration & favorite books (details later!)

January 20, 2021 - Land of Wolves by Craig Johnson

Contact: 
Barb Keiser at 531-6333, x6704

Old Colorado City Book Group

Located at the Old Colorado City Library, everyone is welcome to this book group. Feel free to bring your lunch!

Meeting Date/Time: 

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

Schedule: 

July 23, 2020 - Vox by Christina Dalcher

August 27, 2020 - The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

September 24, 2020 - All Pikes Peak Reads Selection

October 22, 2020 - Fleishman is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner

November 19, 2020 - Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout

December 17, 2020 - Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Palmer Lake Book Group

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

Meeting Date/Time: 

1st Fridays at 9 a.m.

Contact: 
Call (719) 531-6333 for more information and to request a copy of the current selection.

Rockrimmon Mostly Fiction Book Group

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

Meeting Date/Time: 

1st Tuesdays from 1 - 2 p.m.

Schedule: 

January 7, 2020 - Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

February 4, 2020 - A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

March 3, 2020 - Readers' Choice - Titles by Agatha Christie

April 7, 2020 - The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See

May 5, 2020 - Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

June 2, 2020 - Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

July 7, 2020 - The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

August 4, 2020 - Lost Roses by Martha Hall Kelly

September 1, 2020 - Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

October 6, 2020 - APPR selection (TBD)

November 3, 2020 - Readers' Choice - Women’s Suffrage Non-Fiction

December 1, 2020 - To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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

Ruth Holley Book Club

Bring your lunch to the Ruth Holley Library study room and join the discussion! Hot beverages and ice water will be served.

Meeting Date/Time: 

2nd Wednesdays at noon

Schedule: 

January 8, 2020 - Nothing Daunted by Dorothy Wickenden

February 12, 2020 - Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

March 11, 2020 - The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin

April 8, 2020 - One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus

May 13, 2020 - The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton

June 10, 2020 - Kabul Beauty School by Deborah Rodriguez

July 8, 2020 - The Constant Princess by Phillippa Gregory

August 12, 2020 - The Girl With Seven Names by Heyonseo Lee

September 9, 2020 - The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

October 14, 2020 - Two Old Women by Velma Wallis

November 11, 2020 - The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver

December 9, 2020 - How to Bake a Perfect Life by Barbara O'Neal

Contact: 
Call (719) 531-6333 to register.
Genres: 

Sand Creek Book Club

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.

Meeting Date/Time: 

Last Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Schedule: 

January 30, 2020 - The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

February 27, 2020 - The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

March 26, 2020 - Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

April 30, 2020 - Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

May 28, 2020 - The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

June 25, 2020 - Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

July 30, 2020 - Faking It by Jennifer Crusie

August 27, 2020 - Gold! Madness, Murder, and Mayhem... by Paul Neligh

September 24, 2020 - I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon

October 29, 2020 - All Pikes Peak Reads

November 19, 2020 - Atonement by Ian McEwan

December 31, 2020 - Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya

January 28, 2021 - The Little Old Lady Who Broke... by Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg

Contact: 
Call (719) 531-6333 for more information and the schedule.

World Traveler Book Club

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.

Book selections are subject to change based on availability.

BCS – Book Club Set

Meeting Date/Time: 

3rd Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m.

Schedule: 

January 15, 2020 - Morocco - The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty by Vendela Vida

February 19, 2020 - Nigeria - Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - BCS

March 18, 2020 - China - Peony in Love by Lisa See - BCS

April 15, 2020 - Norway - Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson - BCS

May 20, 2020 - Belgium - Belgravia by Julian Fellowes

June 17, 2020 - South Africa - The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso

July 15, 2020 - Iceland - Snowblind by Ragnar Jonasson

August 19, 2020 - Ireland - Transatlantic by Colum McCann

September 16, 2020 - Portugal - The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel

October 21, 2020 - South Korea - The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See

November 18, 2020 - Australia - The Strays by Emily Bitto

Contact: 
Call (719) 531-6333, x6334 for more information.