Cole Library

Mount Vernon's Public Library

Adult Book Discussion Groups

Cole Library host two book discussion groups for adults!

Community of Readers:
Community of Readers meets monthly at Cole Library and is facilitated by Cathy Boggs. The books are chosen by the members and vary in content. We select a new book each month, so it is never too late to join.  Contact Cathy Boggs at 319-895-4262 or if you would like to join!

Upcoming Meeting
Tuesday, August 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Room 310 on the library’s third floor
This is the first meeting of the year so bring 2 book suggestions to share with the group so that we can vote on our titles for the year. We are limiting the number of suggestions to 2 due to the increase in membership. If you are unable to attend please email your suggestions to and I will share them with the group.

Daytime Book Discussion Group:
The Daytime Book Discussion Group also meets monthly at Cole Library and is lead by Sherene Player.  Books are chosen by members and meeting occur during the day!  If you would like to join in the discussion, call Sherene at 319-535-1105 or just come that morning.

Upcoming Meeting
Tuesday, August 15, from 9:30-11:00 a.m.
Room 310 on the library’s third floor
The book they will discuss is Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World by Linda Hirshman.