Book Groups

All are welcome to attend any of our book clubs. The library sets aside copies for most of book club’s titles by the circulation desk. If you have any questions, please call the Reference Desk at (845) 634-4997 x125.


American Association of University Women: Rockland County Branch

The group meets at the New City Library on the third Monday of each month at 2:30 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend.


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New members are welcome. This group usually meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:15 PM.


Contact Joe Barbieri  at [email protected]

Talk about local history selections every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 2 PM!  

Upcoming Meetings:

June 18- The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

July 16- Big Chicken by Maryn McKenna

August 20- The Hudson: America’s River by Frances F. Dunwell

Cookbook Club

Contact Marianne Gallagher at [email protected]

This group meets monthly on Thursday nights at 7:30 PM. Stop by the reference desk at the library to claim a recipe for this delicious club meeting!

Upcoming Meetings:

June 13-  Together: Our Community Cookbook by The Hubb Community Kitchen

July 11-  Red Truck Bakery Cookbook by Brian Noyes

August 8-  The New Camp Cookbook by Linda Ly

He Said/She Said (Memoirs)

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This group meets the first Monday of every month at 7:00 PM. New members always welcome! Led by a New City Library librarian. 

Investigating Mysteries

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This group meets the 4th Monday of every month at 7:00 PM. 

Contact: Librarian Nancy Moskowitz at 845-634-4997, ext. 140 or [email protected]

Rise and Read

For early risers! Join us as we gather at 10 AM, every fourth Thursday morning to read a wide variety of books.

Upcoming Meetings:

June 27- The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner

July 25- Big Brother by Lionel Shriver

Aug. 22- Liar by Justine Larbalestier

Teen Book Discussions

Contact: Teen Librarian Mary Phillips at 634-4997 x137 or [email protected]

In Other Worlds (Speculative Fiction)

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Contact: Librarian Karen Ostertag at 634-4997 x128 or [email protected]

Meets 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7PM

Facts (Non-Fiction)

Meets 3rd Wednesday monthly at 2:00 PM

Upcoming Meetings:

June 19- First Conspiracy by Brad Meltzer
July 17- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lachs by Rebecca Skloot
August-  No meeting