Book Clubs

The Davenport Public Library offers a variety of book clubs for adults. For more information, call 563-326-7832.

Between the Lines Book Club
The Between The Lines Book Club meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Eastern Library to discuss recently published adult fiction and non-fiction titles.  Books can be signed out from Eastern on a first-come, first-served basis. Click here for more information.

July 14th: Nomadland by Jessica Bruder
August 11th: The Starless Sea by Erin Morganstern
September 8th: Under The Banner Of Heaven Jon Krakauer
October 13th: The Library Book by Susan Orlean
November 10th: Normal People by Sally Rooney
December 8th: Searching For Sylvie Lee by Jean Kwok

Brown Bag Book Club
The Brown Bag Book Club meets on the 4th Wednesday of the month at 1:00 p.m. at the Eastern Library to discuss recently published adult fiction and non-fiction titles.  Books can be signed out from Eastern on a first-come, first-served basis. Click here for more information.

July 28th: The Big Over Easy, by Jasper Fforde
August 25th: There There, by Tommy Orange
September 22nd: In Five Years, by Rebecca Serle
October 27th: Astoria: John Jacob Astor & Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire, by Peter Stark
November 24th: Such A Fun Age, by Kiley Reid
December 22nd: The Remains Of The Day, by Kazuo Ishiguro

Shorts & Sweets
Discuss a new short story every month with a variety of different authors both current and classics. Meets at the Fairmount Library every second Monday of the month at 10:00 am. Click here for more information.

July 6th: Mr. Crime and Punishment and War and Peace by Gish Jen and Finally I Am American at Heart by Ha Jin.
August 9th: Bright and Morning Star by Richard Wright.
September 13thHigh Cotton by Rayna Green and Snatched Away by Mary TallMountain.
October 11thThe Monkey’s Paw by W. W. Jacobs.
November 8thSima Street by Svetlana Velmar-Jankovic and The Translator by Norman Lavers.
December 13th: Lucky by Jen Knox.

West End Book Club
The West End Book Club reads a variety of fiction and non-fiction books. We meet at the Fairmount Library on the second Tuesday of each month. Join us for lively discussions and interesting reads! Space is limited so registration is required. Click here for more information.

July 13th: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
August 10th: The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates
September 14th: Searching for Sylvie Lee by Jean Kwok
October 12th: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
November 9th: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
December 14th: There, There by Tommy Orange