Book Club Resources

Book Club Resources

Book Club for Book Clubs

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The Foundation hosts a yearly "Book Club for Book Clubs" program that brings together members of community book clubs to talk and share ideas.  Library staff brings the clubs up-to-date on the many resources available online and through the library.

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Book Club Resources

Community Book Club Wall

To foster the sharing of ideas and great book titles, The  Foundation created the Community Book Club wall. Located on the 1st floor near the elevator, you can find a list of local area book clubs and their reading choices.

In-House Resources

The library maintains a collection of past library book club selections on the 2nd floor. Multiple copies are available for book clubs to check out. We also offer books to help with book group planning, selection guides, and discussion starters.

OverDrive   

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Borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks for free–anywhere, anytime. Available 24/7, now the library comes to you!  Also available as an app–either OverDrive or Libby, by OverDrive.  Click here for a short tutorial.

Online Book Clubs

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Choose your subject areas and each week you’ll receive an email with 2-3 chapters from a recently published book in the categories selected. If you want to read the book, visit the library to check it out or request it.

NoveList Plus   

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NoveList is a comprehensive readers’ advisory resource. You can find titles, articles, and read-alike lists for both fiction and nonfiction, and for all age/reading levels.  You’ll never be without a good read again!  Click here for a short tutorial.

Book Page

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BookPage is a monthly book review magazine provided by the PT Library Foundation, and available in print or online. BookPage serves as a guide to the best new books, with bonus author interviews.

Books & Authors    

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Books & Authors connects readers from every reading level to fiction and non-fiction books that match their interests.  Explore books, authors, genres and topics from more than 240,000 titles.  Click here for a short tutorial.

Contemporary Authors

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Discover biographical and bibliographical information on more than 145,000 of today's most influential authors, including novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists, and more.

The Community Book Clubs

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Afterwords

Afterwords

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
2019

Ann's Book Buddies

Ann's Book Buddies

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
2019

Best Book Club in the World

Best Book Club in the World

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019

Book Bandits

Book Bandits

Meeting Frequency:
- Every other month

Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019

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Book Clubbb

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019

Book It!

Book It!

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019

Daytimers

Daytimers

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019

Domestic Thrills

Domestic Thrills

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019

Faith UP Church Book Club

Faith UP Church Book Club

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019

Fantastic Four

Fantastic Four (formerly Anonymous Four)

Meeting Frequency:
- During 2020 pandemic:  meeting weekly, via FaceTime

Reading Profile:
- Mystery
- Classics
- Modern Classics
- Fantasy

Book Lists:
- 2020
2019

Good Book Club

Good Book Club

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019

Hilltop Reading Club at Waterdam Farms

Hilltop Reading Club at Waterdam Farms

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2020
- 2019

Ladies of the Club

Ladies of the Club

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2020
- 2019

Lighthouse Book Club

Lighthouse Book Club

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019

Ligonier Book Club

Ligonier Book Club

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019

Masonic Village of Sewickley Book Discussion

Masonic Village of Sewickley Book Discussion

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019

Mingo Creek Church Book Club

Mingo Creek Church Book Club

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2020
- 2019

Page Turners

Page Turners

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019

Pittsburgh Chick Lit – South Hills Chapter

Pittsburgh Chick Lit – South Hills Chapter

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019

Podcast Club

Podcast Club

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
- Books determined by podcasts

Book Lists:
- 2019

PTPL Afternoon Book Club

PTPL Afternoon Book Club

Meeting Frequency:
- Monthly, on the third Wednesday of the month, 1 PM, at the Peters Township Public Library
- Contact the Reference Department for more details

Reading Profile:
- Classics
- Historical Fiction
- Life Stories
- Coming-of-Age Stories
- Literary Fiction

Book Lists:
- 2020
- 2019

PTPL Evening Book Club

PTPL Evening Book Club

Meeting Frequency:
- Monthly, on the second Wednesday of the month, 7 PM, at the Peters Township Public Library
- Contact the Reference Department for more details

Reading Profile:
- Historical Fiction
- Coming-of-Age Stories
- Mainstream Fiction
- Life Stories

Book Lists:
- 2020
- 2019

PTPL Mystery Book Club

PTPL Mystery Book Club

Meeting Frequency:
- Monthly, on the last Tuesday of the month, 1:30 PM, at the Peters Township Public Library
- Contact the Reference Department for more details

Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019

PTPL Teen Book & Lunch Club

PTPL Teen Book & Lunch Club

Meeting Frequency:
- Contact the Youth Services department for more details

Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019

PTPL Tween Read it & Eat Book Club

PTPL Tween Read It & Eat Book Club

Meeting Frequency:
- Contact the Youth Services Department for more details

Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019

Ravishing Readers

Ravishing Readers

Meeting Frequency:
- Monthly

Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019, number 2
- 2019, number 1

Read Between the Wines

Read Between the Wines

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019

SCCC Evening Book Club

SCCC Evening Book Club

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019

Serendipitous Book Club

Serendipitous Book Club

Meeting Frequency:
- Monthly (every 4-5 weeks)

Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019

South Hills Friends

South Hills Friends

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019

Spine Crackers

Spine Crackers

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019

Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

Meeting Frequency:
- Monthly

Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019

Trinity United Methodist Book Club

Trinity United Methodist Book Club

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019

Winer's Book Club

Winer's Book Club

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019

Woman's Club of Upper St. Clair Literary Ladies

Woman's Club of Upper St. Clair Literary Ladies

Meeting Frequency:
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Reading Profile:
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Book Lists:
- 2019