Book Clubs & Discussions

As the Page Turns Book Club

The library’s book club meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. to discuss a variety of books ranging from different genres. No registration is required.

DateTime and LocationBook TitleAuthor
January 19, 2021
(Zoom Meeting) 6:30 p.m.
The Scent KeeperErica Bauermeister
February 16, 2021Cancelled due to inclement weather

March 16, 2021
(Zoom Meeting) 6:30 p.m.
Writers and Lovers: A Novel
Lily King
April 20, 2021(Zoom Meeting) 6:30 p.m. The Light We LostJill Santopolo
May 18, 2021(Zoom Meeting) 6:30 p.m.
GreenlightsMatthew McConaughey
June 22, 2021 10:30 a.m. @ Julian Field ParkThe Cul-de-Sac WarMelissa Ferguson
July 20, 202110:30 a.m. @ Julian Field ParkHidden Valley RoadRobert Kolker
AugustN/ANo Book
September 21, 2021 6:30 p.m. in library Community Room
Millicent Glenn's Last WishTori Whitaker
October  2021 6:30 p.m. in library Community Room
News of the World: Mansfield Reads 2021 SelectionPaulette Jiles
November 16, 2020To be determinedSuch a Fun AgeKiley Reid

Murder & Mayhem Book Discussion

Enjoy reading different mysteries or thrillers? The Murder and Mayhem book club will cover a different mystery title each month. No registration is required. This program is limited to adults (age 18 and over).

DateTimeBook TitleAuthor
January 27, 2021 (Zoom Meeting)10:30 a.m. The Widows HouseCarol Goodman
February 24, 2021 (Zoom Meeting)10:30 a.m.Unspeakable ThingsJess Lourey
March 31, 2021 (Zoom Meeting)10:30 a.m.
The Broken GirlsSimon St. James
April 28, 2021 (Zoom Meeting)10:30 a.m.
The Last Story of Mina LeeNancy Jooyoun Kim
May10:30 a.m.No Book ClubN/A
June 30, 2021 10:30 a.m.Good Girl, Bad GirlMichael Robotham
July 28, 202110:30 a.m.When the Stars Go DarkPaula McLain
No discussion
September 22, 202110:30 a.m.Who is Maud DixonAlexandra Andrews
October 27, 202110:30 a.m. The Post Script MurdersElly Griffits

Have a book club?

Are you looking for the next book club selection or looking to start a book club? Check out our Book Club in a Bag at the library! Each bag contains eight copies of the same title, discussion questions, articles about the author, and  read-a-likes.  Bags can be checked out for six weeks at a time and picked up at Mansfield Public Library (must be returned at MPL).  Check out our catalog for available titles

Current Book club in a Bag titles:

  • The Last Child by John Hart
  • The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
  • The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah 
  • The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
  • Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
  • Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
  • The Last Things He Told Me by Laura Dave
  • News of the World by Paulette Jiles

More great titles coming soon...

What are the rules? 

Book Club in a Bag kits can be checked out for six weeks and can be renewed only if no one is waiting for the item and your account is in good standing. Book Club in a Bag kits must be returned to the front desk of Mansfield Public Library once done. 

Who is responsible for the bag’s contents?

The patron checking out the bag is the responsible party for this item and all it’s contents.