Book Discussion Groups

With our diverse Book Discussion Groups, the Artesia Public Library strives to create a community for book lovers to share and connect over a variety of forums. Whatever and however you like to read, our discussion groups bring people together with one thing in common… a love of books.

Lunch Bunch Book Club

Lunchtime Book Discussion Group meets from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the third Monday of the month. Patrons are encouraged to bring a sack lunch and enjoy a lively and spirited discussion of the month’s book selection. The meetings are held in the Artesia Public Library meeting room. The book is available in multiple formats at the library. Should you need special assistance, please inform library staff and every effort will be made to accommodate your request. Free and open to the public. Ages 18+.

•December 20, 2021 Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
•January 17, 2022 So Big by Edna Ferber
•February 21, 2022 The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys
•March 21, 2022 A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
•April 18, 2022 The Mountains Sing by Nguyen Phan Que Mai
•May 16, 2022 The Ride of Her Life by Elizabeth Letts
•June 20, 2022 One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Kitch Lit Book Club

Crafty Kitch Lit Read and Feed is a Book Discussion Group dedicated to foods and crafting. Each month the book selection has a food theme. This group meets the last Thursday of the month from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The monthly book selection is available in multiple formats at the library and digitally. Should you need special assistance, please inform library staff and every effort will be made to accommodate your request. Feel free to do a craft to keep your hands occupied while your mouth and brain discuss the latest foodie book. Free and open to the public. Ages 18+.

•December 16, 2021 Miss Cecily's Recipes for Exceptional Ladies by Vicky Zimmerman
•January 27, 2022 A Catered New Year's Eve by Isis Crawford
•February 24, 2022 Hot Mess by Emily Belden