Book Club

There are three book clubs at the Burlingame Public Library.

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Join Burlingame's mystery/thriller group called Booked on Crime. We read classic & modern mysteries, spy novels, and potentially true crime. 

We meet in person in the Upper Level Room at 6:00pm on the third Thursday of each month.


Jan 18: Eye of the Needle by Ken Follett

Feb 15: 
The Late Show by Michael Connelly  

March 16
: Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie King.  (This will be a different day than usual). Laurie King will be here at 2:00pm in the Lane Room.

April 18:
Resurrection Men by Ian Rankin (won the Edgar in 2004)

May 16:
Evergreen by Naomi Hirahara 

Rest of year: To be announced.

Burlingame Book Club

The Burlingame Book Club meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month and is run outside of the library, but the library assists the group in acquiring the book selections. The group chooses a year's worth of selections at the December meeting.

The group meets at 11:30am in the Library Conference Room or via Zoom. For more information please contact Marilyn at:


February 15
This is Happiness
by Niall Williams

March 15
Code Breaker
by Walter Isaacson

April 19
The Lincoln Highway
by Amor Towles

May 17
by Maggie O'Farrell

June 21
The Daughters of Yalta
by Catherine Grace Katz

July 19
Miss Benson's Beetle
by Rachel Joyce

August 16
Citizens of London
by Lynne Olson

September 20
Harlem Shuffle
by Colson Whitehead

October 18
Memoirs of Stockholm Sven
by Nathaniel Ian Miller

Great Conversations Book Club
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The Great Conversations Book Club meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month and is a community book club that meets in the Library, but is not staffed by the Burlingame Public Library. The Library assists the group in acquiring reading materials and booking a meeting space. The group's reading selections are based off of materials from the Great Books Foundation.

For more information or to join the group, please contact Joan at 650-347-6754.