Meets at 7:30 pm on the second Tuesday of each month.  This book club has been going strong for 40+ years and loves to see new faces! Find out what the next book is below. 
Books are available in print, and when possible as an e-book and a digital audiobook. 
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Adult Book Club

Adult Book Group: The Overstory by Richard Powers

Join our discussion of Powers's The Overstory!

Adult Book Group discussing a book at Once Upon A Time

Whether you loved it, hated it, or haven't finished it, we want to see you at our Adult Book Club that has been going strong for 40+ years at America's Oldest Children's Bookstore!

Event date: 
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 7:30pm
The Overstory Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393356687
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 2nd, 2019

The Overstory: A Novel Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393635539
Availability: Available Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 2nd, 2018

Adult Book Group: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Join our discussion of Morgenstern's The Night Circus!

Adult Book Group discussing a book at Once Upon A Time

Whether you loved it, hated it, or haven't finished it, we want to see you at our Adult Book Club that has been going strong for 40+ years at America's Oldest Children's Bookstore!

Event date: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:30pm
The Night Circus Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307744432
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor - July 3rd, 2012

The Night Circus Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780385534642
Availability: Available Now
Published: Anchor - September 12th, 2011

Adult Book Group: Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal

Join our discussion of Stradal's Kitchens of the Great Midwest!

Adult Book Group discussing a book at Once Upon A Time

Whether you loved it, hated it, or haven't finished it, we want to see you at our Adult Book Club that has been going strong for 40+ years at America's Oldest Children's Bookstore!

Event date: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 7:30pm
Kitchens of the Great Midwest: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143109419
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - June 7th, 2016

Kitchens of the Great Midwest Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780698196513
Availability: Available Now
Published: Penguin Books - July 27th, 2015

Adult Book Group: By the Book by Julia Sonneborn

Join our discussion of Sonneborn's By the Book!

Adult Book Group discussing a book at Once Upon A Time

Whether you loved it, hated it, or haven't finished it, we want to see you at our Adult Book Club that has been going strong for 40+ years at America's Oldest Children's Bookstore!

Event date: 
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 7:30pm
By the Book: A Book Club Recommendation! Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501175183
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Gallery Books - February 6th, 2018

By the Book Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781501175190
Availability: Available Now
Published: Gallery Books - February 5th, 2018

Adult Book Group: Beloved by Toni Morrison

Join our discussion of Morrison's Beloved!

Adult Book Group discussing a book at Once Upon A Time

Whether you loved it, hated it, or haven't finished it, we want to see you at our Adult Book Club that has been going strong for 40+ years at America's Oldest Children's Bookstore!

Event date: 
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 7:30pm
Beloved (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781400033416
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004

Beloved Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780307388629
Availability: Available Now
Published: Vintage - July 23rd, 2007

Adult Book Group: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

Join our discussion of Towles's A Gentleman in Moscow

Adult Book Group discussing a book at Once Upon A Time

Whether you loved it, hated it, or haven't finished it, we want to see you at our Adult Book Club that has been going strong for 40+ years at America's Oldest Children's Bookstore!

Event date: 
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 7:30pm
A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143110439
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - March 26th, 2019

A Gentleman in Moscow Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780399564048
Availability: Available Now
Published: Penguin Books - September 5th, 2016

It's the season of monsters, ghosts, and witches!

Alfred's Book of Monsters Cover Image
Kitty and the Moonlight Rescue Cover Image
The Scarecrow Cover Image
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The Okay Witch Cover Image
Dead Voices Cover Image
Wilder Girls Cover Image

Harry Potter Audiobooks through Libro.fm

Staff Picks

The best kids' book I read in the last year! Funny and heart-tugging. Spunky and inventive Gertie is determined to win her mother's admiration to keep her from moving away, but her plans keep going awary in funny ways. "The bullfrog was only half-dead, which was perfect." - Nikki