Book Club in a Bag Program
Brought to you by participating libraries in the Mid-Hudson Library System

 

Participating Libraries
These libraries chose to invest in the Book Club in a Bag program so that patrons from all over the Mid-Hudson Library System could benefit!

D.R. Evarts Library (Athens):
Beautiful Boy, David Sheff
Founding Brothers, Joseph J. Ellis
Little Bee, Chris Cleave

Howland Public Library (Beacon):
The Handmaids Tale, Margaret Atwood
House of Sand and Fog, Andre Dubus III
The House of Mirth, Edith Wharton
The Lemon Jelly Cake, Madeline Babcock Smith
Parnassus on Wheels, Christopher Morley

Beekman Library:
In Cold Blood, Truman Capote
The Road, Cormac McCarthy

Chatham Public Library [Friends]
Northern Borders, Howard Frank Mosher

Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library (Cold Spring):
The Orchid Thief, Susan Orlean
The Devil in the White City, Erik Larson
The Worst Hard Time, Timothy Egan
Healthy Children - Healthy Planet, Northwest Earth Institute

Heermance Memorial Library (Coxsackie):
The Color of Water, James McBride

Dover Plains Library:
The Ladies of Garrison Gardens, Louise Shaffer

Town of Esopus Library:
What's Eating Gilbert Grape?, Peter Hedges
The Laramie Project, Moises Kaufman
The Drowning Tree, Carol Goodman

Highland Public Library:
The Black Madonna, Louisa Ermelino
Fierce Attachments, Vivian Gornick
Totally Killer, Greg Olear

Hudson Area Association Library
Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury

Hurley Public Library:
Empire Falls, Richard Russo

Hyde Park Free Library:
Enemy Women, Paulette Jiles
Four Spirits, Sena Jeter Naslund

Kingston Library:
The Lovely Bones, Alice Sebold
White Teeth, Zadie Smith
Half-Past Nowhere, Joseph Cavano
Love Songs in Minor Keys, Joseph Cavano

LaGrange Association Library:
Gap Creek, Robert Morgan
Twilight, Stephenie Meyer

Mahopac Library:
Stones From the River, Ursula Hegi
The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, JK Rowling
Ellen Foster, Kaye Gibbons
Heart of a Woman, Maya Angelou
Here on Earth, Alice Hoffmann
Me Talk Pretty One Day, David Sedaris
Holidays on Ice, David Sedaris
Vinegar Hill, A. Manette Ansay
The Perfect Storm, Sebastian Junger
The Pilot's Wife, Anita Shreve
The Reader, Bernard Schlink
The Rainmaker, John Grisham
Tara Road, Maeve Binchy
Snow Falling on Cedars, David Guterson
The Bridges of Madison County, Robert James Waller
Chicken Soup for the Soul, Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen
The Bonfire of the Vanities, Tom Wolfe
Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend, Robert James Waller
We Were the Mulvaneys, Joyce Carol Oates
While I Was Gone, Sue Miller
The Shipping News, Annie Proulx
Cold Mountain, Charles Frazier
The Horse Whisperer, Nicholas Evans
Seabiscuit, Laura Hillenbrand
Scarlet Feather, Maeve Binchy
White Oleander, Janet Fitch
A Painted House, John Grisham
Jewel, Bret Lott

Marlboro Library:
Case Histories, Kate Atkinson

Millbrook Library:
Lucia, Lucia, Adriana Trigiani

New Lebanon Library:
Gilead, Marilynne Robinson

Elting Memorial Library (New Paltz):
Bless Me, Ultima, Rudolfo Anaya
Sleeping Arrangements, Laura Shaine Cunningham

Northeast-Millerton Library:
The Lady and the Unicorn, Tracy Chevalier
Bee Season, Myla Goldberg
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Lisa See
Ex Libris, Anne Fadiman
The Turtle Warrior, Mary Relindes Ellis
Impulse, Frederick Ramsay
Silk, Alessandro Baricco
Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen
Murder Off the Books, Evelyn David
Suite Française, Irène Némirovsky
The Book Thief, Marcus Zusak
Crossing the Mangrove, Maryse Condè
Persepolis, Marjane Satrapi
Go With Me, Castle Freeman Jr.
Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
Consumption, Kevin Patterson
The Night Birds, Thomas Maltman
The Saffron Kitchen, Yasmin Crowther
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz
An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England, Brock Clarke
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

Patterson Library:
Crow Lake, Mary Lawson
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson

Pine Plains Free Library:
My Sister's Keeper, Jodi Picoult
The Memory Keeper's Daughter, Kim Edwards
Grace, Richard Paul Evans
Someone Knows My Name, Lawrence Hill

Plattekill Public Library
The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne

Pleasant Valley Free Library:
The Book of Flying, Keith Miller
Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer, James L. Swanson

Poughkeepsie Public Library District:
Queenmaker: A Novel of King David's Queen, India Edghill
The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
The History of Love, Nicole Krauss

Red Hook Public Library:
Back When We Were Grownups, Anne Tyler
The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit, Lucette Lagnado
Death Comes for the Archbishop, Willa Cather
Three Weeks with My Brother, Nicholas Sparks and Micah Sparks

Rosendale Library:
The Help, Kathryn Stockett
The Lacuna, Barbara Kingsolver

Saugerties Public Library:
The Killer Angels, Michael Shaara
Nory Ryan's Song, Patricia Reilly Giff
Prodigal Summer, Barbara Kingsolver
Because of Winn-Dixie, Kate DiCamillo
The Tale of Despereaux, Kate DiCamillo
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson, Bette Bao Lord

Staatsburg Library Society:
On Beauty, Zadie Smith

You Kill Me, Alison Gaylin
Coast Road, Barbara Delinsky
This Night's Foul Work, Fred Vargas

Stone Ridge Public Library:
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress, Sijie Dai
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Alexander McCall Smith
Desirable Daughters, Bharati Mukherjee
Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison

Tivoli Free Library:
Redemption, Julie Chibbaro

Grinnell Library Association (Wappingers Falls):
The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini
Into the Wild, Jon Krakauer
Atonement, Ian McEwan
Then We Came to the End, Joshua Ferris

West Hurley Public Library:
Wicked, Gregory Maguire
The Defining Moment, Jonathan Alter
The Archivist, Martha Cooley


Olive Free Library Association (West Shokan)

Freedom, Jonathan Franzen