Book Groups

If the club meets online, you can register for the Zoom information by going to our calendar.

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.


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New members are welcome. This group usually meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM at New City Library Express. 

August : No Meeting

September 13: Native Speaker by Chang-rae Lee.    Led by Brian Jennings

October 11: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark.    Led by Mark Gervino

November 8: A Sitting in St. James by Rita Williams-Garcia.   Led by Mary Phillips

He Said/She Said (Memoirs)

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This group meets the first Monday of every month at 7:00 PM on Zoom. New members always welcome!

September 6:* Confessions of a Sociopath: A Life Spent Hiding in Plain Sight by M.E. Thomas
October 3: The Invisible Thread: The True Story of an 11-Year-Old Panhandler, a Busy Sales Executive, and an Unlikely Meeting with Destiny by Laura Schroff

November 7: The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son on Life, Love and Loss by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt

*alternate date due to holiday

Investigating Mysteries

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

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

August 22: Gallows Court by Martin Edwards

September 19*: Razorblade Tears by S.A. Cosby

October 17: Clark and Division by Naomi Hirahari

November 28: The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan

*alternate date due to holiday

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. Meetings will take place at Atria Senior Living at 269 N. Main Street in New City.

August 25: Castaways by Elin Hilderbrand

September 22: Deep Water by Patricia Highsmith

October 27: The Flame Alphabet by Ben Marcus

December 1*: A Wolf at the Table: A Memoir of My Father by Augusten Burroughs

*alternate date due to holiday

Teen Book Discussions

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

Facts (Non-Fiction)

Meets 3rd Wednesday monthly at 2:00 PM

Street Community Center AND Online via Zoom

August: No Meeting

September 21: 1619 Project by Nikole Hannah-Jones

October 19: Fantasyland by Kurt Andersen

November 16: River of the Gods by Candice Millard