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

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

2021 Selections

  • January 2021: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  • February: The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
  • March: Redhead by the Side of the Road by Anne Tyler
  • April: Before & After by Lisa Wingate
  • May: American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
  • June: Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane
  • July: Daughters of Erietown by Connie Schultz
  • August: Summer of ’69 by Elin Hilderbrand
  • September: Dragonfly by Leila Meacham
  • October: Anxious People by Fredrick Backman

2020 Selections

  • February: The City of Falling Angels by John Berent
  • March: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  • April: The Witches: Suspicion, Betrayal, and Hysteria in 1692 Salem by Stacy Schiff
  • May: The Fortune Hunter by Daisy Goodwin
  • June: Something Beautiful Happened by Yvette Corporon
  • July: Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
  • August: Playing St. Barbara by Marian Szczepanski
  • September: The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes
  • October 2020: Mrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner
  • November 2020: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
  • December 2020: The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg

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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