Florence Library Introduces Online Book Club

The Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library’s Book Club will take place online for the remainder of 2020.

While the library’s meeting rooms remain closed to the public, the monthly Book Club discussions will be taking place via the Zoom video conferencing app, according to Debbie Quesada, Information Services Librarian/Adult Book Club Coordinator.

The library’s Book Club will meet at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 24 via Zoom. Registration can be done by calling 843-413-7074 for those interested in participating in the first Zoom book discussion.  The Library Book by Susan Orlean will be the featured for this discussion.  In The Library Book, Orlean shares information about the mysterious 1986 Los Angeles Central Library fire that destroyed 400,000 volumes and cost millions of dollars to repair the structure and replace the damaged contents.  Participants can share their thoughts about this mysterious fire along with their early memories about going to the library.

The Book Club’s Zoom meetings will continue on the following dates at 1:00 p.m.

Thursday October 15Home Safe by Elizabeth Berg

Thursday November 19An American Marriage by Tayari Jones Oprah’s Book Club

Thursday December 10 –The Day I Ate Whatever I Wanted: And Other Small Acts of Liberation by Elizabeth Berg


Prior to each monthly Book Club meeting, call 843-413-7074 to register or email debbiequesada@florencelibrary.org to receive a special password to participate.

The Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library is located at 509 S. Dargan Street in Florence. For information about the library please visit www.florencelibrary.org.

Sponsored by Friends of Florence County Library.