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 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 Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel
    July 30, 2021
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    The Book of Lost Names

    by Kristin Harmel

    Sixty years after Germany surrendered World War II, librarian Eva Traube Abrams spots a book she hasn’t seen since the war in a news article. In the book, she recorded the names of the Jewish children she helped forge new identities for during the war and she reflects. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

    Digital Book Number: DB0100408
    Recording length: 10 hours, 51 minutes
  • Cover of Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King
    August 27, 2021
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Mr. Mercedes

    by Stephen King

    Job-fair applicants are mowed down by a man in a stolen Mercedes and eight die. The killer later sends a letter to ex-cop Bill Hodges, who, with the help of two others, is determined to find him before he strikes again. Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2014.

    Digital Book Number: DB079570
    Recording length: 17 hours, 46 minutes