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Franklin, PA 16323

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Monday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Tuesday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Wednesday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Thursday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Friday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 5 PM
Sunday: Closed

Book Clubs

July 2014

All book clubs are free and open to any adult. The Bookmarkers Book Club regularly meets on the second Tuesday of each month, and the Monday Evening Book Club regularly meets on the last Monday of the month.

Copies of the books are available at the Circulation Desk for book club participants on a first-come, first-served basis. All the book links on this page take you to, where you can read about the book, browse reviews, and find links to the e-book on Amazon, Kindle, etc.

Bookmarkers Book Club meets on Tuesday, July 8 from 12:00 Noon to 1:15 PM to discuss  The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey. The selection for August is The Dressmaker by Kate Alcott.

The Monday Evening Book Club meets from 6:45 PM to 8:00 PM on Monday, July 28 to discuss  Wildflower Hill by Kimberly Freeman. The selection for August is Handle with Care by Jodi Picoult.

Remainder of 2014 Selections

Bookmarkers Book Club (meets on second  Tuesday of each month at 12:00 Noon)

  • September: The Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia by Jean Sassoon
  • October: And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
  • November: Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
  • December: Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier

Monday Evening Boos Club (meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 6:45 PM, unless it falls on a holiday)

  • September: Looking for Alaska by John Green
  • October: Iron House by John Hart
  • November: The Country Girls by Edna O’Brien (c.1960)
  • December: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak