The community is invited to participate in monthly book discussions at the Snyder County Libraries.  The library will host a morning discussion on the second Tuesday of every month at 10 AM at the Gelnett Library, Selinsgrove and an evening discussion on the third Thursday of every month at 6:45 PM in the Middleburg Community Room.  Each month a new book will be discussed.


A monthly book list will be published in the Selinsgrove Library, in the Daily Item, as well as here.  This program is free and open to the public.  For more information please contact the Selinsgrove Library at 570-374-7163.


If you buy your books online, please remember that Amazon donates to the Snyder County Libraries about 7.5 percent of any purchase, provided that you use the links below.


The Morning Book Discussion Group meets at 10 am at Gelnett Library


Date Title Author Borrow Buy
10 September 2019 September Rosamunde Pilcher Borrow Buy
8 October 2019 The Underground Man Mick Jackson Borrow Buy
12 November 2019 Never Caught Erica Armstrong Dunbar Borrow Buy
10 December 2019 The Paris Wife Paula Mclain Borrow Buy
14 January 2020 The Silent Patient Alex Michaelides Borrow Buy
11 February 2020 Breaking Cadence: One Woman’s War Against the War Rosa del Duca Borrow Buy
10 March 2020 The Overstory Richard Powers Borrow Buy
14 April 2020 My Brilliant Friend Elena Ferrante Borrow Buy
12 May 2020 Becoming Michelle Obama Borrow Buy
9 June 2020 Book Selection for 2020-2021


The Evening Book Discussion Group meets at 6:45 pm at Middleburg Borough Building


Date Title Author Borrow Buy
19 September 2019 Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland Patrick Radden Keefe Borrow Buy
17 October 2019 The Library Book Susan Orlean Borrow Buy
21 November 2019 Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight Alexandra Fuller Borrow Buy
19 December 2019 The Sun is a Compass: A 4000-mile Journey into the Alaskan Wilds Caroline Van Hemert Borrow Buy

22 January 2020

(Group will meet at Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg at 7:00 PM.)

Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive Stephanie Land Borrow Buy
20 February 2020 Born to Run Bruce Springsteen Borrow Buy
19 March 2020 Educated Tara Westover Borrow Buy
16 April 2020 My Own Words Ruth Bader Ginsburg Borrow Buy
21 May 2020 An American Marriage Tayari Jones Borrow Buy

18 June 2020

Stories I Only Tell My Friends Rob Lowe Borrow Buy

16 July 2020

Book Selection for 2020-2021

Book Discussion Group will meet on July 16 at Middleburg Library at 6:00 PM to discuss the new selections for the upcoming year. The potluck dinner will be held afterwards.