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.
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+.
•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 •July 18, 2022 The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes •August 15, 2022 Make Your Bed by William H. McRaven •September 19, 2022 She Who Became the Sun by Shelley Parker-Chan •October 17, 2022 Show Boat by Todd Decker •November 21, 2022 The Happiest Man on Earth by Eddie Jaku •December 19, 2022 The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
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+.
•March 31, 2022 Thin Blue Smoke by Doug Worgul •April 28, 2022 The Belly of Paris by Emile Zola •May 26, 2022 No Place I'd Rather Be by Cathy Lamb •June 30, 2022 A Deadly Eclair by Daryl Wood Gerber •July 28, 2022 Virtually Perfect by Paige Roberts •August 25, 2022 Kitchen Chinese by Ann Mah