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.

Book TitleAuthor
January 21, 2020
6:30 p.m.The Great AloneKristin Hannah
February 18, 20206:30 p.m.
Mrs. EverythingJennifer Weiner
March 17, 2020CANCELLEDWhere’d you go Bernadette?-CANCELLEDMaria Semple
April 21, 2020CANCELLEDThe Last Child-Mansfield READS SelectionJohn Hart
May N/ANo Book
June 16, 2020 (Zoom Meeting) 10:30 a.m.
Something in the WaterCatherine Steadman
July 28, 2020 (Zoom Meeting)  10:30 a.m.
The Tattooist of AuschwitzHeather Morris
AugustN/ANo Book
September 15, 2020(Zoom Meeting)  10:30 a.m.
Where the Crawdads SingDelia Owens
October 20, 2020(Zoom Meeting)  10:30 a.m.
Beautiful BadAnnie Ward
November 17, 2020(Zoom Meeting)  10:30 a.m.
Little Fires EverywhereCeleste Ng

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).

DateTimeBook TitleAuthor
January 29, 202010:30 a.m. Whisper ManAlex North
February 26, 202010:30 a.m.The House of SilkAnthony Horowitz
March 18, 202010:30 a.m.
The Family Upstairs-CANCELLEDLisa Jewell
April 29, 202010:30 a.m.
The Mother In-LawSally Hepworth
May10:30 a.m.No Book ClubN/A
June 24, 2020 (Zoom Meeting)10:30 a.m.
When I Was YouMika Kent
July 22, 2020 (Zoom Meeting)10:30 a.m.The Last Time I Saw YouLiv Constantine
September  23, 2020   (Zoom Meeting) 10:30 a.m.The Lady in the LakeLaura Lippman
October 28, 2020 (Zoom Meeting)10:30 a.m.The Stranger Diaries Ellie Griffiths
No book clubN/A
December 16, 2020 (Zoom Meeting)10:30 a.m.The Guest ListLucy Foley

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

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.