Library Book Group

Attention Interested Readers


Attention all interested readers; please join us for a monthly book discussion group!

Meeting Time


We meet the third Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. in the Library Meeting Room. Please read the book and be prepared to discuss the book over coffee and snacks.

Questions, Concerns, or Directions


Call the library at 205-664-6822 or email Nancy for directions or answers to any other questions about the group.

Schedule Notation


All books with a "**" next to the title are ones that the Moderator will borrow free copies from the Hoover Public Library Instant Book Club sets.

2021 Reading List for Alabaster Library Book Group


December 17th (2020)            Stars of Alabama  by Sean Dietrich

January 21st                The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish

February 18th               Never Have I Ever by Joshilyn Jackson

March 18th                    Orthodox: the Scandalous Rejection of my Hasidic Roots by Deborah Feldman

April 15th                      Daring to Drive: a Saudi Woman’s Awakening by Manal al-Sharif

May 20th                       Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver

June 17th                      Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman

July 15th                      The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray

August 19th                  Code Name: Lise by Larry Loftis

September 16th           The Guest List by Lucy Foley

October 21st                 Fifty Words for Rain by Asha Lemmie

November 18th             Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

December 16th            The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende