Digital Books and Friends' Book Club

The South Carolina State Library’s Talking Book Services is pleased to announce upcoming dates for our Digital Books and Friends’ Book Club - a book club for our audio readers.

Book club sessions will take place online via Zoom on Fridays from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. If you’re interested in joining us, please contact Talking Book Services at 1-800-922-7818 or email us at tbsbooks@statelibrary.sc.gov. After you register, we’ll send you all the details about how to login via Zoom. Titles selected are outlined below. We look forward to having you join us online for some great book discussions!

  • Cover of The Shadow by James Patterson and Brian Sitts
    January 28, 2022
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    The Shadow

    by James Patterson and Brian Sitts

    Awakening in a future world both unknown and disturbingly familiar, Lamont Cranston, aka the Shadow, must once again go up against his fiercest enemy, Shiwan Khan, and prove that he is not only a super crime-fighter, but an icon. Strong language, descriptions of sex, and some violence. 2021. 

    Digital Book Number: DB104166
    Recording length: 7 hours, 36 minutes
  • Cover of The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
    February 25, 2022
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    The Midnight Library

    by Matt Haig

    After she attempts suicide, Nora wakes up in a mysterious library. The shelves are full of books, each the story of another reality. One tells the story of your life as it is, along with other books for the other lives you could have lived. Unrated. 2020.

    Digital Book Number: DB100906
    Recording length: 8 hours, 53 minutes
  • Cover of The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict
    March 25, 2022
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    The Personal Librarian

    by Marie Benedict

    In 1906, Belle da Costa Greene was hired by J. P. Morgan to curate a collection of rare manuscripts, books, and artwork for his newly built Pierpont Morgan Library. Belle becomes a fixture in New York City society, but she is African American passing as white. Unrated. 2021.

    Digital Book Number: DB103929
    Recording length: 12 hours, 25 minutes