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Our February Book on Tap B.Y.O.B (Bring Your Own Book) discussion will cover fictional novels written by African American authors. This suggested list covers a wide selection of new and classic literature, as well as wide selection of genres.

January 28, 2019
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Check out these great reads for ideas on what to read for the next Books on Tap B.Y.O.B (Bring Your Own Book) discussion. 

In November we will be discussing travelogues and celebrating travel writing.

October 2, 2018

It’s the Library in hangout mode—a book club with a casual twist, held at a different local bar each month. Get comfortable, meet new people, and talk about the month’s read. Appetizers provided. 

This is a list of great books we've discussed at previous meetings.  Check out we are reading next.

August 27, 2018

It’s the Library in hangout mode––a book club with a casual twist, held at a different local bar each month. Get comfortable, meet new people, and talk about the month’s read. You buy the drinks; appetizers provided. 

Get more reads from our list of books we've discussed at previous meetings.

August 27, 2018
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Recommended titles for February's Books on Tap, where we share books about creative geniuses.

February 12, 2018

This list includes titles we've featured in past Books Plus group discussions. 

January 13, 2017

Want to start a book club? Looking for new titles for your existing club? The Monroe County Public Library has a unique collection to support local book clubs. "It's in the Bag" allows a patron with a library card in good standing to borrow one bag for a 6-week period.

January 13, 2017

The following titles are sure to culitivate lively book group discussions. They have been recommended for book clubs by Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, Booklist, Novelist and the librarians at the Monroe County Public Library. All titles are available at MCPL and some are available as "It’s In the Bag" book club kits.

August 25, 2016