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 18, 2022
(Zoom Meeting) 10:30AM
Good CompanyCynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
February 15, 2022(Zoom Meeting) 10:30AMGreat CircleMaggie Shipstead
March 15, 2022
(Zoom Meeting) 10:30AM
We Were Never HereAndrea Bartz
April 19. 2022(Zoom Meeting) 10:30AM
The Upstairs HouseJulia Fine
May 2022
No Book Club
June 21, 2022(Zoom Meeting) 10:30AM
Apples Never FallLiane Morarity 
July 19, 2022(Zoom Meeting) 10:30AM
The Last Thing He Told MeLaura Dave
No book club

September 20, 2022(Zoom Meeting) 6:00 PMZeitounDave Eggers
October 18, 2022Mansfield Library at 6:00 PMThe GuidePeter Heller

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).

DateTime and LocationBook TitleAuthor
December 15, 202110:30 a.m. - Historical Museum Northern SpyFlynn Berry
Jan. 26, 202210:30 a.m.- ZoomThe Wife UpstairsRachel Hawkins
Feb. 23, 202210:30 a.m. Chris Burkett Service Center
The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn HardcastleStuart Turton
March 30, 202210:30 a.m. Chris Burkett Service Center
Dark RoadsChevy Stevens 
April 20, 202210:30 a.m.Local Woman MissingMary Kubica
May10:30 a.m.No Book ClubN/A
June 29,202210:30 a.m. Chris Burkett Service CenterI Let You GoClare Mackintosh
July 27, 202210:30 a.m. Chris Burkett Service Center The PlotJean Hanff Korelitz
September 28. 202210:30 a.m. at Chris Burkett Service CenterIn the WoodsTana French
October 26, 202210:30 a.m. at Mansfield Public Library
Daisy DarkerAlice Feeney
November 30, 202210:30 a.m. at Mansfield Public Library
A Flicker in the DarkStacy Willingham

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.