These book discussion programs have been discontinued.
After Burlingame Public Library hosted our “Women of Mystery” book club, they said “We all had a great time with the program and people were disappointed that it was ending and asked, ‘What’s next?’ We’ve decided to start an evening book club in the fall to carry on the fun!”
A librarian at the Westwood branch of Los Angeles Public Library wrote the following in her evaluation of “Mysterious California”: “We adore your book clubs in a box! Keep offering new ones.”
Mosaico de Literatura
Mosaico Cover California Center for the Book introduces a book club for Spanish-speaking library patrons!
Book Into Film: Novels and Short Stories Adapted for the Screen
Book Into Film Poster Our newest reading-screening-and-discussion program explores the fascinating world of film adaptations.
Caught in the Crossfire: Young People and War
This reading and discussion program can be customized for middle-school readers, high schoolers, or an adult book group. Riveting stories with an important and thought-provoking theme: war’s impact on children and teens.
Mysterious California Poster A film-and-book discussion program features California authors Nadia Gordon, Laurie R. King, Nina Revoyr, and Kirk Russell.
Comix Comix.@$#! Poster The graphic novel as a literary and visual work of art. Developed for high schoolers.
Women of Mystery
Woman of Mystery Poster An innovative screening reading and discussion program about three influential female mystery authors: Sue Grafton, Marcia Muller and Sara Paretsky.