Books Are Great (BAG) Archive


August 9 - Ahab's Wife, by Sena Jeter Naslund

July 12 - The Gate to Women's Country, by Sheri S Tepper

June 14 - Twelfth Night, by William Shakespeare

May 10 - Girl Sleuth by Melanie Rehak

April 12 - the poetry of Robert Service: My Prisoner, My Madonna, The Men Who Don't Fit InGrandad, Miss Moriarty's Boy, My Friends, The Cremation of Sam McgeeEach Day A Life, Dolls

Wednesday Book Group Archive


August 3 - Unbroken by Lauren Hillenbrand

July 6 - The Woman Behind the New Deal by Kirstin Downey

June 1 - The Quiet Game by Greg Iles

May 4 - Room by Emma Donoghue

April 6 - Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson

March 2 - Faith Club by Ranya Idliby, Suzanne Oliver and Priscilla Warner

February 2 - The Postmistress by Sarah Blake

January 5 - Secrets of Eden by Chris Bohjalian

Library Book Groups

The library currently hosts two book groups. All meetings are open to newcomers and visitors interested in enjoying good conversation with other readers. No registration is required, and light refreshments are served. For more information about either group, call 981-2923 or email Seth (sbowling @

Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Orange Beach Public Library is a volunteer, non-profit organization, whose efforts are directed towards promoting increased interest and involvement in the library.

Friends scheduled events are designed to foster public support for the development of services for the library through financial contributions. Donations are made to the library based on the “wish list” of the staff.

Meetings & Membership

Meetings are held the second Wednesday of the month at 10a.m. in the meeting room of the library.

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