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Armchair Travel

See the world without ever leaving your chair! Featuring the best in travel writing, this newsletter will take you all over the world. Bi-monthly.

New Library Staff Book Recommendations

The Belmont County District Library staff has read and recommends the following books.

Audiobooks

Hear ye, hear ye! Whether you're on the road or just like to multitask, these newsletters will be music to your ears. Bi-monthly.

New York Times Fiction Bestsellers

An up-to-date list of the New York Times Fiction Bestsellers. Weekly.

BCDL Monthly

Kepp up-to-date on news and happenings at the Belmont County District Library!

New York Times Nonfiction Bestsellers

An up-to-date list of the New York Times Nonfiction Bestsellers. Weekly.

Bethesda Book Club

The Bethesda Book Club meets monthly on a Monday evening at 6:00pm.

Picture Books

Looking for great picture books to share with the children in your life? You'll find books here that are sure to captivate their young imaginations. Monthly.

Biography and Memoir

Walk a mile in someone else's shoes--immerse yourself in the lives of the famous, the infamous, and the ever intriguing. Monthly.

Popular Culture

If variety is the spice of life, this newsletter is the spice rack. We'll cover music, film, sports, clothing, and all the other stuff that makes life interesting. Bi-monthly.

Christian Fiction

Like a little faith with your fiction? These titles, representing a range of genres from historical fiction to romance to suspense, will hit the spot. Bi-monthly.

Powhatan Point Adult Book Club

Get to know some good books with some great people at the Powhatan Point Public Library!

Fantasy

Unimpressed by reality? No matter what kind of fantasy you like--dark or fairy-tale, comic or romantic--you'll find something of interest here. Monthly.

Romance

Flirt with romance--whether you like your lovin' with ghosts, spies, or knights in shining armor, this newsletter will deliver, sealed with a kiss. Monthly.

Fiction A to Z

Take a walk through the aisles of our general fiction section and discover a range of fascinating characters and stories to engage and enlighten. Monthly.

Science Fiction

Science, technology, and imagination collide in the world of science fiction. Are aliens, time travel, and mutants your cup of Martian tea? Bi-monthly.

Flushing Book Club Shadyside Fiction Book Club

Join a Shadyside Book discussion group! We are always looking for new members. The book groups meet once a month on Wednesday and are absolutely free! Pick up the book you want at the library, read it and come on the appointed date to help us talk, laugh and share our thoughts on the books. Please call 740-676-0506 for more information.

Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise

Stretch your muscles and your mind with our selection of books that explore the financial, physical, and philosophical challenges in life. Bi-monthly.

Shadyside Nonfiction Book Club

Join a Shadyside Book discussion group! We are always looking for new members. The book groups meet once a month on Wednesday and are absolutely free! Pick up the book you want at the library, read it and come on the appointed date to help us talk, laugh and share our thoughts on the books. Please call 740-676-0506 for more information.

Historical Fiction

Do you prefer novels with period detail? Become part of history, without having to slop through the mud or face the guillotine yourself. Monthly.

Shadyside Teen Book Club
History and Current Events

Whether you're interested in ancient Greece or modern peace, you'll find the world--past and present--here. Monthly.

Shadyside Tween Book Club
Home, Garden, and DIY

Whether you wield a hammer, whisk, spade, or crochet hook, this newsletter will keep you busy with a constant stream of projects. Bi-monthly.

Spirituality and Religion

Looking inward, outward, or upward? All manner of devotional and spiritual books will be featured in this newsletter, to inform, enlighten, and engage. Bi-monthly.

Horror

If you feel that no day is complete without uncertainty, terror or blind panic--fictional, of course--the books featured here are sure to send chills down your spine. Bi-monthly.

Teen Scene

All types of fiction for those who want to imagine different realities--and nonfiction for those who are trying to understand ours! For readers of high school age and up. Monthly.

Kids' Books

Find out what’s new and cool! We’ll suggest fun and fascinating fiction (and great nonfiction, too) for kids in elementary school. Monthly.

Thrillers and Suspense

Footsteps behind you... Conspiracy theories... A race against time... Horrific consequences... If you're seeking white knuckles and a racing heart, you've come to the right place. Monthly.

LibraryReads

A monthly list featuring the top ten books loved by librarians across the U.S.

Tween Reads

Too young to drive, but too old for kid stuff? These books (mostly fiction, with some nonfiction) are just right for the middle school set. Bi-monthly.

Mystery

Drawn to puzzles? These books will provide you with a steady stream of who-dun-its for your solving delight. Monthly.

Nature and Science

No equation, test tube, or leaf is left unexamined! Explore the wonders of our world with books that will quench your thirst for knowledge. Bi-Monthly.

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