Sewickley Township Public Library

Adult Services

Programming for adults happens regularly throughout the year. Past events have included:

  • Local Author Visits
  • Craft Nights
  • History Presentations
  • Computer Classes
  • Income Tax Workshops
  • Paint Nights
  • Floral Arranging

And more! We are always looking for suggestions for adult programs. For suggestions or questions, please email sewickley@wlnonline.org.


Book Discussion Group

Do you like to discuss books you’ve read with friends? Do you enjoy reading a variety of styles and genres? If so, our book discussion group may be just the thing for you! We meet on the 1st Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Library. This is a very informal group and is meant to be relaxing and fun! We are always looking for new members! Books are provided. If interested stop by the Library, call (724) 446-9940 or email us at sewickley@wlnonline.org.

2019 Selections

  • August: If the Creek Don’t Rise by Leah Weiss
  • June: One Summer, Americs 1926 by Bill Bryson
  • May: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
  • April: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  • March: Beneath the Mountain by Luca D’Andrea

2018 Selections

  • December: The Space Barons by Christian Davenport
  • November: America’s First Daughter by Stephanie Dray
  • October: Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
  • September: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
  • June: Sweet Salt Air by Barbara Delinsky
  • May: Pale Rider by Laura Spinney
  • April: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

2017 Selections

  • November: The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler
  • October: Blue Shoes & Happiness by Alexander McCall Smith
  • September: The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
  • August: Arthur & Sherlock by Michael Sims
  • June: Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder by Joanne Fluke
  • May: The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards
  • April: Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi

2016 Selections

  • December: State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
  • November: The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter & Sweet by Jamie Ford
  • October: The Year of Fog by Michelle Richmond
  • September: Heat & Light by Jennifer Haigh
  • August: The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows
  • June: Their Life’s Work by Gary M. Pmerantz
  • May: A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  • April: The Lady and the Unicorn by Tracy Chevalier
  • March: One of Us by Tawni O’Dell

2015 Selections

  • December: Beethoven’s Hair by Russell Martin
  • November: Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky
  • October: Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
  • September: Empire Falls by Richard Russo
  • August: The Women of Troy Hill by Claire Ansberry
  • June: Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
  • May: The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls
  • April: Plainsong by Kent Haruf
  • March: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  • February: Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
  • January: Homefront by Kristin Hannah

2014 Selections

  • December: Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
  • November: Manhunt: the 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer by James L. Swanson
  • October: The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
  • September: Beach Music by Pat Conroy
  • August: Silver Girl by Elin Hilderbrand
  • March: Defending Jacob by William Landay
  • April: The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom
  • May: The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty
  • February: The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
  • January: The Shoemaker’s Wife by Adriana Trigiani

2013 Selections

  • December: A Redbird Christmas by Fannie Flagg
  • November: The Seven Daughters of Eve by Bryan Sykes
  • October: Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
  • September: The Civil War in Pennsylvania: a Photographic History by Michael Kraus, David Nevill & Kenneth Turner
  • June: The Land of Painted Caves by Jean Auel
  • May: Arctic Drift by Clive Cussler
  • April: The Bridge by Karen Kingsbury
  • March: Gold by Chris Cleave
  • February: The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian

2012 Selections

  • November: The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
  • October: Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
  • June: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet Jamie Ford
  • May: South of Broad by Pat Conroy
  • April: Mennonite in a Little Black Dress Rhoda Janzen
  • March: The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

2011 Selections

  • December : Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen
  • November: The Condition by Jennifer Haigh
  • October: Day After Night by Anita Diamant
  • June: House Rules by Jodi Picoult
  • May: Shanghai Girls by Lisa See
  • April: The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
  • March: Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah
  • February: The Help by Kathryn Stockett

2010 Selections

  • November: The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
  • October: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
  • May: The Valley of Decision by Marsha Davenport
  • April: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  • March: The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff
  • February: The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls

2009 Selections

  • December: A Redbird Christmas by Fannie Flagg
  • November: Shoot the Moon by Billie Letts
  • October: Dream When You’re Feeling Blue by Elizabeth Berg
  • June: The Master Butcher’s Singing Club by Louise Erdrich
  • May: Sullivan’s Island by Dorothea Benton Frank
  • April: Fall on Your Knees by Ann MacDonald
  • March: Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky
  • February: Mrs. Kimble by Jennifer Haigh
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