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:

January 13: Major Andre: A Gallant in Spy’s Clothing by Robert M. Hatch

February 10: Murder Along the Way: A Prosecutor’s Personal Account of Fighting Violent Crime in the Suburbs by Kenneth Gribetz

Cookbook Club

Thanks for all the great dishes! After a great year of food and talk, this book club has wound down. February’s meeting has been cancelled, along with future dates.


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:

January 23: A Child Called It by David Pelzer

February 27: The Girls by Emma Cline

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:

January 15: Merchants of Truth by Jill Abramson

February 19: Thunderstruck by Eric Larson