Current Owl Book Group Selection

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The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson

Friday, June 25th at 10:30am

Join us virtually this month! This event will be held online via Zoom. If you already receive e-mail from the Owl Book Group, you’ll receive a link for this meeting a few days before the event.

If you’re new, welcome! Please e-mail to receive a link for the event a few days before it happens.

Owl Book Group Schedule 2021-2022

Our library book club typically meets on the last Friday of each month at 10:30 am. Newcomers welcome!

June 25, 2021 – The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson

July 30, 2021 – The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich

August 27, 2021 – The Gifted School by Bruce Holsinger

September 24, 2021 – White Rage by Carol Anderson

October 29, 2021 – Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

November 19, 2021 – My Own Words by Ruth Bader Ginsburg

December 17, 2021 – Crow Lake by Mary Lawson

January 28, 2022 – The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri

February 25, 2022 – Caste by Isabel Wilkerson

March 25, 2022 – Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

April 29, 2022 – Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu

May 27, 2022 – The Code Breaker by Walter Isaacson

June 24, 2022 – Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

Diverse Reads

Join a community of readers in exploring a variety of written works, including short stories, nonfiction, poetry and fiction that fairly represent the perspectives of marginalized groups. Diverse Reads covers an array of topics, including immigration, indigenous ecological knowledge, and invisible disabilities. All selections are short, and typically take about 1-2 hours.

Discussions take place the 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m on Zoom. Readings are posted here and on event page. Registration required to receive the Zoom link. Register online today via

May, 20 6:30-8:00 pm
Queer Literature
3 short stories that present a diverse cross-section of queer lives.

Queer Literature
3 short stories that present a diverse cross-section of queer lives.*

If you are not able to access the stories or would like print copies of the stories, please email

Book Club Kits

Our kits make hosting your own book club easier than ever. Each kit includes 8-10 copies of a book, background information about the author, sample discussion questions and more!  Kits are available for loan throughout the county, and have a six week checkout period.

Place holds on Cedar Mill’s kits in the library catalog.

Find all kits available countywide in the library catalog.

Past Owl Book Group Selections