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Their are a variety of book clubs in the area.

Library and Lunch

  • Contact Person:   Kristen Bieret
  • Contact Information:  
    • Telephone:  712-755-5934  
    • Email:  kbieret@harlanlibrary.org
  • When:  Second Tuesday of each month at Noon
  • Location:  Harlan Community Library - Lower Level
  • Cost:  No cost
  • Other information:
    • Coffee Provided
    • Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lunch

 It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere Book Club

  • Contact Person:   Amanda Brewer
  • Contact Information:  
    • Telephone:  712-755-5934  
    • Email:  abrewer@harlanlibrary.org
  • When:  7pm on the last Wednesday of each month (or as scheduled by the club)
  • Location:  off site - call library director for details
  • Cost:  No cost.
  • Other information:
    • Munchies and beverages 
    • Very laid back and relaxing
    • The group picks based on the interest of the those in attendance.

The Kilgore Trout Fan Club - Sci-Fi Book Club

  • Contact Person:   Kristen Bieret
  • Contact Information:  
    • Telephone:  712-755-5934  
    • Email:  kbieret@harlanlibrary.org
  • When:  Time and date chosen by club
  • Location:  off site - call for details.
  • Cost:  No cost
  • Other information:
    • The group chooses science fiction books to read

Harlan Review Club

  • Contact Person: Kay Johannsen
  • Contact Information:
    • Telephone: 712-755-7963
    • Email: NA
  • When:  Meets Every 3rd Thursday of the Month - October thru May at 1:00pm
  • Location:  Varies by month but always in Harlan
  • Cost:  NA
  • Other Information:  NA

 

Audubon Book Club

  • Contact Person: Kelly Polson
  • Contact Information:  
    • Telephone: 402-990-9153
    • Email: kaypolson@hcsdcyclones.com
  • When:  Meets monthly year round - no specific date each month
  • Location:  Meets in someone's home or at a local restaurant
  • Cost: NA
  • Other Information:  The Club usually picks a book that they all read and then they discuss it along with other books.

 

A Novel Idea Book Club

  • Contact Person:   Kathleen Cue
  • Contact Information:  
    • Telephone: NA
    • Email:  kcue2@unl.edu
  • When:  Second Monday of Every Month, 6:00pm Social/Dinner, 7:00pm Book Discussion Starts
  • Location:  Persia, Iowa at Plan B Restaurant and Bar
  • Cost:  Just the cost of the meal
  • Other information:
    • Each month they pick a book and then the next month they review the book.

 

Panama Book Club

  • Contact Person:   Laura Arkfeld-Mohr
  • Contact Information:  
    • Telephone:  712-579-1415
    • Email:  NA
  • When:  Meets the 1st Tuesday of the Month/6:00-7:00pm Food and Social Hour/7:00-8:00pm Book Discussion
  • Location:  Pauley's Pub in Panama (in the back room)
  • Cost:  Just the cost of your meal
  • Other information: 
    • Members take turns with book suggestions for discussion; all read the same book.  The person who suggested the book leads the book discussion.
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