Albany County Public Library


Book Clubs

We have many book clubs that cover various genres. Contact the library for more information or to check on the availability of titles.


After Hours Book Club

Last Tuesday, Alibi Pub, 7pm

Books are chosen by club members, so the topics and genres vary.

April 24: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

May 29: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

June 26: The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin

Booked for Murder: A True Crime Book Club

Second Thursday, Library Sports Grille, 7pm

A book club for fans of Serial, My Favorite Murder, and Forensic Files – each month we’ll delve into infamous murders, serial killers, and other true crime mysteries.

May 10: Missoula: Rape and Justice in a College Town by Jon Krakauer


Cozy Mystery Book Club

Second Monday, Main Area of the library, 2pm

If you’re an armchair detective who prefers their mystery stories heavy on the small town charm and light on the sex and violence, this book club is for you!

An Alphabet of Cozy Mysteries

May 14: One for the Money by Janet Evanovich

June 11: Murder on a Girl's Night Out by Monica Ferris


Quintessential Sequential

First Wednesday, Lovejoys Bar and Grill, 7pm

A place for interested newcomers and fans of the sequential art form of literature (graphic novels, comic books, manga, etc.) to discover and discuss all the beautiful provocative and heroic stories this form has to offer.

May 2: From Hell by Alan Moore

June 6: Powers Volume 1 Who Killed Retro Girl by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Oeming