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:

March 19: Women of Privilege by Susan S. Gillotti

April 16: The War Man: The True Story of a Citizen-Soldier Who Fought from Quebec to Yorktown by Robert A. Mayers

May 21: Tomorrow-Land: The 1964-65 World’s Fair and the Transformation  of America by Joseph Tirella

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:

April 11: The Minimalist Kitchen by Melissa Coleman

May 9: Plenty More: Vibrant Vegetable Cooking from London’s Ottolenghi by Yotam Ottolenghi

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:

March 28: Only Child by Rhiannon Navin

April 25: Misery by Stephen King

May 23: The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal

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:

March 20: World’s End by T.C. Boyle
April 17: Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
May 15: Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup