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 Wednesday of each month, except in September when they will meet on the fourth Wednesday. Everyone is welcome to attend.


Learn More

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

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:

September 13: Unforgettable: The Bold Flavors of Paula Wolfert’s Renegade Life by Emily Kaiser Thelin

October 11:  Autentico: Cooking Italian, the Authentic Way by Rolando Beramendi

November 8:  15 Minute Vegan: Fast, Modern Vegan Cooking by Katy Beskow


He Said/She Said (Memoirs)

Learn More

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

Learn More

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 9:30 AM, every fourth Thursday morning to read a wide variety of books.

September 27: Last Night at the Lobster by Stewart O’Nan

October 25:  Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

November 29*: The Power by Naomi Alderman

*Please note: alternate date due to holiday closure.

Teen Book Discussions

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

In Other Worlds (Speculative Fiction)

Learn More

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

September 4* –Bossypants by Tina Fey

October 1- The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son by Pat Conroy

November 5- Brother, I’m Dying by Edwidge Danticat

*Please note: alternate date due to holiday.