Book Groups

The Owatonna Branch loves to read!
We have two active book groups. Members can go to either or both.

Note:  Meetings are being held via ZOOM while coronavirus precautions are in effect.

Morning Brew: meets at 9:00 AM on the THIRD THURSDAY of each month

January 21st       Emma                                      Jane Austen                Classic

February 18th     The Life We Bury                     Allen Eskens               Mystery

March 18th            The Vanishing Half                  Brit Bennett                Fiction

April 15th                  Caste                                       Isabel Wilkerson        Nonfiction

May 20th               The Other Einstein                  Marie Benedict         Historical Fiction

June 17th                   The Stone Circle                      Elly Griffiths              Mystery

July 15th                      The Blue Sweater*                 Jacqueline Novogratz        Memoir

August 19th               A Long Petal of the Sea         Isabel Allende            Historical Fiction

September 16th     Tell Me Your Name and I  Will Testify      Carolyn Holbrook     Memoir

October 21st           Call Your Daughter Home       Deb Spera                  Fiction

November 18th       Cassandra Speaks:  When  Women Are the Storytellers, The Human Story Changes                                                                                 Elizabeth Lesser        Nonfiction

December 16th       Lady Clementine                   Marie Benedict          Historical Fiction

* Substitution for The Blue Sweater, If we need one:  The Longevity Book by Cameron Diaz.  Nonfiction on how we age and how we can stay healthier as we age.  Written in conjunction with research experts.


Evening Book Group:  

Current book is Apeirogon, by Colum McCann
Meeting will be on Monday, November 8th, at 7:00 via Zoom

The book after that will be The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek, by Kim Michele Richardson
Meeting will be on Tuesday, December 7th, at 7:00 via Zoom

Check out this link:
A Black, woman-owned bookstore located in Minneapolis: Black Garnet Books