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Book Discussion Groups

Monthly Book Club

The Monthly Book Club meets at 1:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month in the Clarion Room at the First Security Bank Building. Join us for one month or all year as we discuss a variety of fiction and nonfiction titles. Discussion leader is Perry Library Director Mary Murphy. Click here for a list of current titles. For current information call the library at (515) 465-3569.


Quarterly Classics Book Club

The Quarterly Classics Book Club meets in the months of January, April, July, and October, at the Carnegie Library Museum, to discuss both traditional and modern classic books. The book discussions are at 7:00 p.m., and they are free and open to any interested adults. Books are available at the library to purchase or to check out.  You may join us for one meeting or throughout the year. Click here for a list of current titles. Stop at the library to sign up or call (515) 465-3569 for more information. Discussion leader is Perry Librarian Jill Cook.

 

Dallas County Reads 1 Book

The purpose of Dallas County Reads 1 Book is to foster a sense of unity through reading. The Dallas County Library Association encourages county residents  to come together in their communities to read and talk about a single book title in the same year. The Perry Public Library participates in this program on an annual basis.

2017 Selection: November Rain by Donald Harstad

September 18th Meet and Greet followed by Author Talk at the Community Center in Granger

For more information, please contact the library at (515) 465-3569.

 

All Iowa Reads Book Discussion

The purpose of All Iowa Reads is to foster a sense of unity through reading. The Iowa Center for the Book encourages Iowans statewide to come together in their communities to read and talk about a single book title in the same year. The Perry Public Library participates in this program on an annual basis. For more information, please contact the library at (515) 465-3569.

 

Special Author Talk and Book Discussion

A Wrestling Life 2 by Dan Gable

October 19th Meet and Greet at the Hotel Pattee followed by Author Talk at the Perry Performing Arts Center

For more information, please contact the library at (515) 465-3569.