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 on Zoom.

March 14: The Ninth Hour by Alice McDermott
April 11: My Monticello by Jocelyn Nicole Johnson
May 9: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

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!

June 5:   Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive by Stephanie Land
July 6*:  Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay
August 7: Sea Stories: My life in Special Operations by Admiral William H. McRaven

*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]

March 27: All Her Little Secrets by Wanda M. Morris
April 24: The Murder of Mr. Wickham by Claudia Gray
May 22: The Verifers by Jane Pek

*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.

March 23: Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill
April 27: Kinship of Secrets by Eugenia Kim
May 25: Juliet, Naked by Nick Hornby

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 at New City Library Express and on Zoom

March 15: Mosquito Bowl: A Game of Life and Death in World War II by Buzz Bissinger
April 19: The Myth of Normal: Trauma, Illness, and Healing in a Toxic Culture by Gabor Maté
May 17: Profiles in Ignorance: How America’s Politicians Got Dumb and Dumber by Andy Borowitz