Book Clubs

Book clubs are currently being hosted via Zoom video conferencing. For a complete list of books clubs and events, visit our online calendar here. 
To receive the link to log on via Zoom, please register and include your email address. The email with the log-in instructions will be sent out approximately 30 minutes before the scheduled meeting start time. The use of Zoom is at your own risk. Aurora Public Library is not liable for damage. If you are under 18, please be sure to have a guardian’s permission to participate in this online program. 

Click on the date of the program to view detailed event information and to register; click on the title of the book to view it in our collection.

Kids/All Ages

Family Book Club
Mondays, 5 p.m., Zoom

The Family Book Club can is meeting online! Join our Zoom meeting to discuss juvenile fiction. Visit our blog every Monday for discussion questions as we read, then we'll come together on Zoom to discuss the books as a whole. Need a copy of the month's book? Call Tallyn's Reach Library at 303.627.3050.

- Aug. 31: "One Crazy Summer" by Rita Williams-Garcia
- September: "Winterhouse" by Ben Guterson - Join us for a special visit from the author! 
- October - "Song for a Whale" by Lynne Kelly - Join us for a special visit from the author! 
- November - "Out of My Shell" by Jenny Goebel - Join us for a special visit from the author! 
- December – "Ghost" by Jason Reynolds

Teens (Grades 6 - 12)

Teen Book Club
Thursdays, 4:30 p.m., Zoom

A book club by teens and for teens--now online using Zoom! Teens choose which books they want to read, then get to discuss their favorite parts with new friends. Grades 6 - 12.

- Sept. 3: "League of Legends: Ashe
- Oct. 1 - "Dorothy Must Die by" Danille Paige
- Nov. 5 - "Nimona" by Noelle Stevenson


Books at the Bar
Saturdays, 1 p.m., Zoom

Meet up for lively discussions on popular and contemporary literature. Register online and we'll contact you via e-mail with the title of the next book. Adults.   

Daytime Booklovers Book Club
Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m., Zoom

Join Daytime Booklover's Book Club for lively discussions on a new title each month. Adults.
- Aug. 19"A Place for Us" by Fatima Farheen Mirza
- Sept. 16: "West with the Night" by Beryl Markham

Horror Corner Book Club
Saturdays, Noon, Zoom

For the Lovecraft of everything King and Koontz, and all things that keep you up at night. Welcome to the Horror Corner Book Club, where we like our Horror with a capital H and our suspense as sharp as a razor. We’ll discuss our love of these topics and a selected book of the month every first Saturday. Let the nightmares begin! Adults.

- Sept. 5: "The Winter People" by Jennifer McMahon
- Oct. 3: "Pet Sematary" by Stephen King
- Nov. 7: "The Troop" by Nick Cutter
- Dec. 5: "The Silent Companions" by Laura Purcell

Short Story Book Club
Saturdays, 3 p.m., Zoom

Short Story Book Club has gone virtual! Support social distancing while still getting to meet and talk with other adults. New members are always welcome! If you previously attended either Mission or Iliff's Short Story Book Clubs, know that this club will be run by both Elizabeth and Kristin as a team, so we hope this will feel familiar and also give you a great opportunity to meet some new friends. Adults.

- Aug. 15: "A Witch's Guide to Escape" by Alix E Harrow & "Little Free Library" by Naomi Kritzer

True Crime Book Club
Saturdays, Noon, Zoom

Love true crime? So do we! Let's get together on ZOOM and talk about it. Once a month, we'll discuss our favorite true crime TV shows, movies and podcasts.

- Aug. 22: "Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and its Legacy" by Heather Ann Thompson
- Sept. 26 (1 p.m.): "Flawless: Inside the Largest Diamond Heist" by Scott Selby & Greg Campbell
- Oct. 24: "The Stranger Beside Me: The Shocking True Story of Serial Killer Ted Bundy" by Ann Rule
- Nov. 28: "The Executioner's Song" by Norman Mailer
- Dec. 26: "Skyjack: The Hunt for D.B. Cooper" by Geoffrey Gray
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