Join a Book Club at the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library

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Join a Book Club at the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library

(ISHPEMING, MI) – The Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library encourages community members to join a book club offered at their library! ICPL is proud to have seven monthly book clubs for various age groups and interests. From a graphic novel book club for middle schoolers to a horror book club for adults, there is truly something for everyone! Book club attendees read the book selection prior to the meeting and discuss the book together on a specified date. Additionally, the books are available for checkout for library cardholders a month in advance of the meeting. Here is a list of book clubs and the books that will be discussed in November:

Book Club at the Ishpeming Senior Center – Thursday, November 2nd at 11am: ICPL hosts a monthly book club at the Ishpeming Senior Center on the first Thursday of every month. November’s book is The Lost Ticket by Freya Sampson.

Great Lakes Great Books Club (Grades 4-5) – Thursday, November 9th at 6pm: This book club is reading their way through the nominees for grades 4-5 for the Great Lakes Great Books Award! November’s book is The Real Dada Mother Goose: A Treasury of Complete Nonsense written by Jon Scieszka and illustrated by Julia Rothman.

Adult Fantasy Book Club – Saturday, November 11th at 2pm: One of our newer book clubs, this group focuses solely on reading fantasy books! November’s book is The Foxglove King by Hannah Whitten.

Adult Book Club – Tuesday, November 14th at 2pm and Wednesday, November 15th at 6pm: This club reads from a variety of genres and topics, with historical fiction and popular genre fiction being read the most. Two meeting times are conveniently offered for this book club, and attendees are welcome to attend one or both meetings. November’s book is All That Is Mine I Carry With Me by William Landay.

Graphic Novel Book Club (Grades 4-8) – Saturday, November 18th at 11am: This book club is for middle schoolers who enjoy reading graphic novels and comics. November’s book is Twins by Varian Johnson and Shannon Wright.

Young Adult Book Club (Ages 13+) – Saturday, November 18th at 3pm: This group reads books for teens and young adults! Open to ages 13+, this club reads from a variety of genres within YA. November’s book is There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins.

Adult Horror Book Club – Wednesday, November 22nd at 6pm: This is a group for those who enjoy all things spooky and scary. Horror books keep increasing in popularity, so join this book club to see what’s new in the horror genre. November’s book is My Heart is a Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones.

Nicole Johnson, Librarian at the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library states that to her, “Book Clubs offer a unique chance for community connection over a shared interest. It is so fun to hear the various opinions on the books we read from our book club attendees and learn about other books that our patrons recommend!”

For more information about ICPL’s book clubs and other events, check out the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library’s active Facebook page and visit their website at

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