The Swannanoa Valley Museum’s Book Club meets monthly to discuss fiction and non-fiction from local and regional authors, with a focus on Appalachian experience and Swannanoa Valley history when possible. Copies of most of our selections are available through Buncombe County Public Libraries.

MEET
Swannanoa Valley Museum, 223 W State
St, Black Mountain. Please check our EVENT SCHEDULE for the most updated meeting location.)

TIME
11:30AM – 12:30PM; Generally the 2nd Monday of each Month, but dates below.


COST
Free; Open to the public

ACCESSING BOOKS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Black Mountain Public Library will order and hold SVM Book Club books ahead of time for check out by book club members. In addition, book club members can purchase most of our 2020 books at a special discount at Black Mountain bookstore Sassafras-on-Sutton. Just let the staff know that you are an SVM Book Club member.  

2020 BOOKS 
(Check out our EVENT SCHEDULE for more information.)

Monday, April 20th: Whistling Woman, by C.C. Tillery.  Guest visit by the Tillery Sisters! Please contact Christy French at cctillery@yahoo.com to purchase your copy of Whistling Woman!

Monday, May 11th : Living Stories of the Cherokee by Barbara Duncan

Monday, June 8th: Guests on Earth by Lee Smith

Monday, July 13th: Jane Hicks Gentry: A Sing Among Singers, by Betty Smith. Guest visit by Betty Smith!

Monday, August 10th: Blackberries, Blackberries by Crystal Wilkinson 

Monday, September 14th: Hotter Than a Pepper Sprout by Billy Edd Wheeler 

Monday, October 12th: An Indigenous People’s History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz