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Adult Library Book Group Meetings

Whether you pick up a copy of the discussion title or download an ebook or listen to an audiobook, you are invited to join fellow readers to enjoy lively online discussion from the comfort of your own home! Register to get the private meeting link emailed to you. Call to schedule your curbside pickup of a library book. Limited copies are available for a $5 purchase (thanks to the support of the Friends of the Voorheesville Public Library).

For our book loving planners: We are listing a few of the book group books for the upcoming year below. Paper bookmarks of your favorite book club are available inside the library.

Adult Fiction
Book Discussion Groups

September 2023 – June 2024

  • Animal Farm
    by George Orwell
    Sept. 6 • 6:45 pm or Sept. 20 • 11:00 am
  • Vera Wong’s Unsolicited Advice for Murderers
    by Jess Q. Sutanto
    Oct. 11• 6:45 pm or Oct. 11 • 11:00 am
  • Fire Keeper’s Daughter
    by Angeline Boulley
    Nov. 1 • 6:45 pm or Nov. 15 • 11:00 am
  • Oona Out of Order
    by Margarita Montimore
    Dec. 6 • 6:45 pm or Dec.  20 • 11:00 am
  • The (Other) You
    by Joyce Carol Oates
    Jan. 3 • 6:45 pm or Jan. 17 • 11:00 am
  • Invisible Man
    by Ralph Ellison
    Feb. 7 • 6:45 pm or Feb. 21 • 11:00 am
  • Bloomsbury Girls
    by Natalie Jenner
    March 6 • 6:45 pm or March 20 • 11:00 am
  • The Violin Conspiracy
    by Brendan Slocumb
    April 3 • 6:45 pm or April 17 • 11:00 am
  • The Island of Sea Women
    by Lisa See
    May 1 • 6:45 pm or May 15 • 11:00 am
  • The Measure
    by Nikki Erlick
    June 5 • 6:45 pm or June 12 • 11:00 am


Graphic Novel
Book Discussion


  • Audubon. On the Wings of the World           by Fabien Grolleau & Jeremie Royer November 8, 2023 • 6:30 -7:30 pm

Nonfiction Book Discussion Group

Sept. 2023 – Nov. 2024

 6:30 – 8:00 pm
  • Warrior: Audrey Hepburn

by Robert Matzen
Monday, July 10, 2023

  • Lessons From the Edge: A Memoir

by Marie Yovanovitch
Monday, September 11, 2023

  • The Daughters of Yalta

by Catherine Grace Katz
Monday, November 13, 2023

  • An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us

by Ed Young
Monday, January 8, 2024

  • The Climate Book: The Facts and the Solutions

by Greta Thunberg
Monday, March 11, 2024

  • Blood, Fire & Gold: The Story of Elizabeth I & Catherine de Medici

by Estelle Paranque, Anne Wilson-Jones, et al.
Monday, May 13, 2024

  • The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West

by David McCullough
Monday, July 8, 2024

  • Spying on Whales: The Past, Present, and Future of Earth’s Most Awesome Creatures

by Nick Pyenson
Monday, Sept. 9, 2024

  • The Accidental President: Harry S. Truman and the Four Months That Changed the World

by A. J. Baime
Monday, Nov. 18, 2024

Please register through the online library calendar.
You will then need to contact the library at 518-765-2791 or to arrange to pick up a copy of the book.
Talk & Taste Cookbook Club


Creativebug has more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Visit the site through the Library’s link and access the entire collection for free.

How to create an account
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Musical Extras

Music hits so many chords! We have created a Spotify account with a variety of playlists for your listening pleasure.

When you’d rather stay inside…

The Voorheesville Public Library has a variety of media when you you would rather not go outside.
  • Learn more about the filmmaking process by checking out this month’s installment of Kanopy Film Club, including an article that highlights various aspects of cinema. 

  • Listen to VOORPL for a variety of music playlists on Spotify.

  • Download digital titles from the media streaming platform Hoopla.

  • Need a specialty item or a fun board game? We’ve got you covered with our Library of Things.

  • Feel like making something but need a bit of inspiration? Creativebug has many instructional videos to get you inspired!

  • Research your purchases before buying. Check out Consumer Reports.
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Take a Hike!

The Library of Things offers backpacks and trekking poles for teens and adults. Backpacks contain a first aid kit, a headlamp, binoculars, and local hiking maps. *Funded by a grant from the Northeast Wellness and Fitness Initiative.