Book Clubs

Baldwin offers a variety of book clubs for all ages:


For Adults

Cookbook Club

  • Tuesday, April 4 at 7:00 p.m.
  • Prepare a dish from Lucky Peach Presents: 101 Easy Asian Recipes to share potluck style. Over a potluck dinner we will discuss the recipes we love and how we added our own flavor.
  • The first ten Baldwin cardholders to register will receive a free copy of the cookbook.

2016-17 Book Club Selections

Join us every month for librarian-led discussions!

Wednesday Afternoon Book Group

  • Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 2:00 p.m. in the Jeanne Lloyd Room
    • March 8: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie
    • April 12: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
    • May 10: The Turner House by Angela Flournoy 

Friends Don't Let Friends Read Alone

  • Meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room
    • March 21: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
    • April 18: Being Mortal by Atul Gawande 
    • May 16: Circling the Sun by Paula Mclain 

Books & Brews

  • Meets the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
    • March 22: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
    • April 26: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
    • May 24: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Next Popular Reads Book Club

  • Meets the second Tuesday in April at 10:00 a.m. at Birmingham Next
    • April 11: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead 


For Teens


Pizza and Pages

  • Meets the first Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m.



For Children


Book Explorers

  • Grades K to 2
  • Thursdays at 4:30 p.m.

Books Plus

  • Grades 2 to 3 and a loving adult
  • Thursdays at 4:30 p.m.

Books and Bagels

Mother/Daughter Book Club

  • For girls in grades 4 to 6 and their moms
  • Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.

Moms Book Club

  • Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m.
    • March8: Unselfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World by Michele Borba, Ed.D. (Register online

Mother/Son Book Club

  • For boys in grades 4 to 6 and their moms
  • Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
  • May 11: Astrotwins: Project Blastoff by Mark Kelly (Register online)
No Registration