Join one of the Scotch Plains Public Library’s many book clubs.

On Monday Sept. 9, at 10:00 a.m., the library will host Bagels & Books, where book-lovers share their recent reading experiences with other bibliophiles and pick up suggestions for future reading. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required.

The library’s Evening Book Club will meet Monday, Sept. 16, at 7:00 p.m. to discuss Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman, and the Afternoon Book Club will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 1:00 p.m. to discuss Pachinko by Min Jin Lee. No registration is required for these discussions.

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Our Next Chapter Book Clubs are for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and they will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at Panera Bread in Watchung. Contact the Reference Desk for more information.

On Thursday, Sept. 26, at 7:00 p.m., the Library will introduce a new Cookbook Club. For this first meeting, registered attendees are invited to bring a favorite cookbook or recipe to discuss with the group. Librarians will bring their favorite cookbooks as well as dishes to share from those cookbooks. Registration is required.

For more information or to register when required, go to, email, call (908) 322-5007 x 204 or stop by the Reference Desk. The Scotch Plains Library is located at 1927 Bartle Ave., one block from Park Ave. in the center of town.