African American Authors Book Club

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m.
At the Athens-Clarke County Library

The African American Authors Book Club is for anyone who is interested and who loves to read. The books are selected by members of the book club and are primarily books written by African American authors. Our objective is to broaden our knowledge of the many African American authors and their writings and just have fun reading.

winter holidays

Closed for Winter Holidays: December 24-26

All libraries in the Athens Regional Library System will be closed December 24 through December 26, for the holidays. Regular hours resume on December 27. Happy Holidays from everyone at the library!

Before I forget

before I forget book cover October 2018

5:30pm - 6:30pm

The African-American Authors book club reads works that focus on writers of African descent, the history of African-American people or people of the African diaspora.

Please join us for our discussion of  Before I forget by Smith, B. (Barbara) 1949- . Gasby, Dan, and Shnayerson, Michael. 

"Working with Vanity Fair contributing editor Michael Shnayerson, B. and her husband, Dan, share B.'s unfolding story on dealing with early-onset Alzheimer's. Crafted in short chapters that interweave their narrative with practical and helpful advice, readers learn in small bites about dealing with Alzheimer's disease's day-to-day challenges, the family tensions, and ways of coping, as well as gain tips on diet and exercise from a lifestyle maven using her decades of expertise in a new and unexpected way" -- Publisher.

In Multipurpose Room C. New members are always welcome!

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