2021 BYOB Reads By: Library Staff January 6, 2021

Make 2021 your year to join book club. Our Bring Your Own Book (BYOB) Club currently meets virtually via Zoom the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM.

Prior to going virtual this book club met at local establishments bringing some of our favorite local restaurants and books together. Until we can safely meet again in person we hope you will invite a friend and join us virtually.

January 1/21: We Are Never Meeting in Real Life by Samantha Irby
February 2/18: The Good Lord Bird by James McBride
March 3/18: Prep by Curtis Sittenfield
April 4/15: I’m Not Dying With You Tonight by Kimberly Jones & Gilly Segal
May 5/20: Shanghai Girls by Lisa See
June 6/17: The Sun Does Shine by Anthony Hinton
July 7/15: White Teeth by Zadie Smith
August 8/19: Kindred by Octavia Butler
September 9/16: The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena
October 10/21: Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson
November 11/18: I Was Told There Would Be Cake by Sloane Crossley
December 12/16: Sula by Toni Morrison

Request a copy of the current selection by calling the library at (319)626-5701 or by emailing us at and we will prepare the book for curbside pickup.

Kellee currently hosts the discussion. Feel free to reach out to her with questions at