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TCPL Book Groups

Have you always wanted to join a book group? Look no further! Whatever your tastes in books, TCPL has a group for you. Mystery? Fantasy or Sci Fi? Join one of our book groups and enjoy events and conversation with other readers who love your genre as much as you do!

Stay up to date on the latest events or Ask a Librarian about how to join a book group or for a book recommendation for the TCPL staff!

Looking for something interesting to read and someone to discuss it with?

Join us at the Eclectic Book Group on the third Thursday of the month, from 10-11:30 am. Contact librarian Elizabeth Coolman if you have questions (429-0177).

Date Book Title Author
August 17 Born a Crime Trevor Noah
September 21 Panther In the Sky James Alexander Thom
October 19 Confessions of Nat Turner William Clary Styron
November 16 The Muralist B.A. Shapiro
January 18 Hillbilly Elegy J.D. Vance
February 15 Founding Mothers Cokie Roberts
March 16 The Last Painting of Sara De Vos Dominic Smith
April 19 Year Zero: A History of 1945 Ian Buruma
May 17 Last Bus to Wisdom Ivan Doig
June 21 Rebecca Daphne Du Maurier


Murder By The Book

The Murder by the Book Mystery Discussion Group meets every 4th Wednesday, 10:15-11:30 a.m., at the Wyandotte Library. Join us as we discuss mystery and suspense authors.

Click on the author’s name or series name to search for those books in our catalog.

Full book lists for each author and series can be found at the Fantastic Fiction website.For more information contact Richelle Barman at Title and series suggestions for next year are always welcome.

Date Author & Series
January 24 Laura Lipmann: Roam the streets of Baltimore with reporter-turned-PI Tess Monaghan.
February 28 Patricia Cornwell: Forensic anthropologist Kay Scarpetta brings a new perspective on crime.
 March 28 Karin Fossum: Delve into insular and moody Norway with Inspector Konrad Sejer.
April 25 Ann Cleeves: Contrast natural beauty and human darkness on Shetland Island, or follow acerbic Detective Inspector Vera Stanhope around northeast Britain.
May 23 Jacqueline Winspear: WWI nurse turned private investigator Maisie Dobbs takes on mysteries in interwar London and beyond.
June 27 Faye Kellerman: Police lieutenant Peter Decker  and widow Rina Lazarus investigate crimes around Los Angeles.
July 25 Randy Wayne White: Former spy turned marine biologist Doc Ford interrupts his quiet retirement to solve murders and mayhem in sunny Florida.
August 22 Susan Elia MacNeal: In WWII Britain, Maggie Hope mixes espionage with cozy mystery.
September 26 Cora Harrison: In the sixteenth-century Irish kingdom Burren, a female judge named Mara teaches law and investigates murder.
October 24 Louise Penny: In rural Quebec, visiting Inspector Gamache solves crimes in an idyllic village in a series that contrasts hard-boiled and cozy mysteries.
November 14 Joanne Fluke: Witty and practical baker Hannah Swensen digs into both mysteries and culinary conflicts.


Join us at the Wyandotte Branch at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month as we discuss fantasy and science fiction.

Each month we choose a particular author, read some of their books, and then chat about them. Have questions? Contact group leader Sarah Brown at the Wyandotte Library, 765-447-4774 or

Date Author
November 14
Karen Marie Moning
December 12 Elizabeth Bear
January 9 Marie Lu
February 13 Neil Gaiman
March 13 Garth Nix
April 10 David Weber
May 8 Terry Pratchett
June 12 Robert Jordan
July 10 Mercedes Lackey
August 14
Alastair Reynolds
September 11 Terry Goodkind
October 9 Ursual Le Guin
November 13 Kim Harris
December 11 Sarah J. Maas