Clubs & Groups

Book Clubs

Drop in for one of our book clubs or start your own! We have book clubs for mystery lovers, nonfiction, classics, and everything in between.

Connect with the Classics – classic literature, meeting on the fourth Monday of the month at 6:30 pm

Contact Lorie Finger

Contemporary Book Club – current fiction and nonfiction books, meeting on the first Tuesday of the month at 2 pm

Contact Tibbi Angelastro

Mystery Lovers Book Club – mystery selections, meeting on the first Wednesday of the month at 10:15 am

Contact Tibbi Angelastro

Real Life Readers – nonfiction titles including biographies, meeting on the third Thursday of the month at 2 pm

Contact Tibbi Angelastro

Copies of Manlius Library book club selections are available at the circulation desk.

Digital Photography Club

Do you love snapping pictures on your smartphone or with your DSLR? Join other shutterbugs to share tips, discuss techniques, and study the art of digital photography.

Contact Stephanie Langer

Language Groups

Know someone who needs help with English as a Second or Other Language (ESOL)? OCM BOCES sponsors ESOL classes on a weekly basis. Contact OCM BOCES at 315-453-4684 for more information.

Contact OCM BOCES at 315-453-4684 or Bill Loveland

Sprechen Sie Deutsch? Drop in for casual German conversations every Friday at noon. Once per month, the library organizes a German Club meeting, complete with refreshments and a lecture or activity auf Deutsch.

Contact Stephanie Langer

Parlez-vous Français? While the library does not have a program for French speakers, we can put you in contact with a community group that meets here.

Contact Bill Loveland

Writers Group

Manlius Library Writers meet the first, second, third, and fourth Wednesdays of every month at 3:30 pm. Join us for a quick flash fiction exercise and sharing of work. All ages, experience levels, and genres are welcome! Check out some of our group’s flash fiction exercises here!

Contact Stephanie Langer or Zack Stvan

Wish there was a club but don’t see it here? Let us know! Drop us a line at