Join Crime Time! A New Book Group

Can’t get enough of the true crime genre? Looking for something to do after binging shows like Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez, McMillions and The Vow? Then join the Livingston Public Library for our brand new virtual book club, Crime Time! We will hold our first meeting on Wednesday, September 29th at 7pm to read We Keep the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of Silence by Becky Cooper. Crime Time is a true crime and crime adjacent book club where readers will explore everything from historical crime to unsolved mysteries.

Future titles include, The Monster of Florence by Douglas Preston, Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann and more. The book club will focus predominantly on Non-Fiction stories but will also occasionally feature Fiction titles that fit the genre. 

For more information and to register visit https://bccls.libcal.com/event/7656328 or call (973) 992-4600. The book club is free and open to all and registration is required. A Zoom link will be emailed to you the day before the program.

Happy reading!

-Katie, Head of Adult Services & Acquisitions

Upcoming September Book Clubs

The only thing better than summer reading is fall reading! If you are looking for your next perfect fall read, consider joining one of our September book clubs! 

Crime Time | Wednesday, September 29 @ 7pm

Can’t get enough of the true crime genre? Looking for something to do after binging shows like Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez, McMillions and The Vow? Then join the Livingston Public Library for the brand new virtual book club, Crime Time! The first meeting will focus on the book, We Keep the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of Silence by Becky Cooper. Crime Time is a true crime and crime adjacent book club where readers will explore everything from historical crime to unsolved mysteries.

Crime Time takes place virtually on Zoom and is open to everyone. Registration is required and can be done so on the Library’s event calendar. Information on how to access the Zoom event will be emailed to you the day before the program is to take place.

Bookish Vibes | Thursday, September 9 @ 7pm

Are you an avid reader looking to discuss contemporary fiction, trending titles, and popular authors?  If so, our Bookish Vibes book group is for you!  Join us this month as we discuss books by New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian, who will also be joining our discussion!  If you have read books by Bohjalain before, join us to discuss what you have read with both Bohjalian and other readers.  If you are new to Chris Bohjalian’s books, copies of his latest novel, Hour of the Witch, will be available for check out at the Patron Services Desk. 

Bookish Vibes takes place virtually on Zoom and is open to everyone. Registration is required and can be done so on the Library’s event calendar. Information on how to access the Zoom event will be emailed to you the day before the program is to take place.

Unstuck In Time | Tuesday, September 28 @ 7pm

“Unstuck in Time” revisits classic speculative fiction. This month Unstuck in Time will be reading Margaret Atwood’s 2003 novel Oryx and Crake. Print copies of the book will be available to check out from our circulation desk starting 4 weeks before the meeting.  Ebook and audiobook editions are also available through Overdrive.

Unstuck in Time takes place virtually on Zoom and is open to everyone. Registration is required and can be done so on the Library’s event calendar. Information on how to access the Zoom event will be emailed to you the day before the program is to take place.

Let’s Talk About Books | Friday, September 10 @ 12:45pm

Join Let’s Talk About Books, a monthly afternoon book club.  You’re invited to come to the September meeting ready to discuss The Giver of Stars, by Jojo Moyes.

We hope to see you at one of these upcoming book clubs!


-Jessica, Adult Services & Acquisitions Librarian