Do you love mysteries? If so, join our mysteries book group: Death on the Shelf! Each month, we will read a different book and then discuss it. Multiple copies of each book are available at the Reference Services desk. Registration is not required to attend.

Upcoming book club picks

All Death on the Shelf book club meetings take place in the Applegate Room from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM. 

Tuesday, June 20th

Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James

In their 6 years of marriage, Elizabeth and Darcy have forged a peaceful life for their family at Pemberley, Darcy’s impressive estate. Preparations for their annual autumn ball are proceeding apace. But on the eve of the ball, chaos descends. Lydia, Elizabeth’s disgraced sister who, with her husband, has been barred from the estate, arrives in a hysterical state—shrieking that Wickham has been murdered. Plunged into frightening mystery and a lurid murder trial, the lives of Pemberley’s owners and servants alike may never be the same.

Tuesday, July 18th

The Heist by Janet Evanovich

FBI Special Agent Kate O’Hare is known for her fierce dedication and discipline on the job, chasing down the world’s most wanted criminals and putting them behind bars. Her boss thinks she is tenacious and ambitious; her friends think she is tough, stubborn, and maybe even a bit obsessed. And while Kate has made quite a name for herself for the past five years the only name she’s cared about is Nicolas Fox—an international crook she wants in more ways than one.