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We offer a few separate book discussion groups each month.
New members are always welcome. Come once or as many times as you wish.

Discussion titles are available at the Checkout Desk. They may also be available on CD, or as an audiobook or eBook via OverDrive or hoopla. Search our catalog, or ask our Reference staff for assistance.

Main Library LGBTQ Book Group

Held on the third Monday of the month from
7-8:30 PM
Questions? Contact Ona Ridenour.
Interested in past LGBTQ book group titles? We’ve got a list of our picks.

June 17: Open Throat by Henry Hoke
July 15: Stone Fruit by Lee Lai
August 19: After Sappho by Selby Wynn Schwartz
September 16: My Government Means to Kill Me by Rasheed Newson
October 21: Nona the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir
November 18: Finna by Nino Cipri
December 16: A Master of Djinn by P. Djèlí Clark


Main Library Tuesday Evening Book Group

Held on the third Tuesday of the month from 7:30-8:45 PM
Questions? Contact Matthew Martens.

June 18: Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather
July 16: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval N. Harari
August 20: Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
September 17: Aftermath by Harald Jähner
October 15: Watership Down by Richard Adams
November 19: The Exceptions by Kate Zernike
December 17: Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan

Main Library Sci-fi & Fantasy Book Group

Held on the third Wednesday of the month from 7-8:30 PM
Questions? Contact Graham Goss.

June 26: A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine
July 17: This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone
August 21: His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik
September 18: The City of Dreaming Books by Walter Moers
October 16: Translation State by Ann Leckie
November 20: Sabriel by Garth Nix
December 18: The Emperor and the Endless Palace by Justinian Huang


Farms Branch Evening Book Group

Held on the third Thursday of the month from 7-8:30 PM
Questions? Contact Dorothea Lam.

June 20: Hello Stranger by Katherine Center
July 18: The Lost Summers of Newport by Beatriz Williams
August 15:
West with Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge
September 19:
The Wager: a tale of shipwreck, mutiny, and murder by David Grann
October 17:
The Women by Kristin Hannah
November 21:
A Fever in the Heartland by Timothy Egan
December 19:
Horse by Geraldine Brooks

Books & Brews

Held on the fourth Wednesday of the month from 6:30-8 PM
Registration required. Must be 21+
Questions? Contact Kerri MacLaury.

June 26: Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt
July 24: Stepford Wives by Ira Levin
August 28: Country of the Blind by Andrew Leland
September 25:
The Fraud by Zadie Smith
October 23:
The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
November 20:
I Have Some Questions for You by Rebecca Makkai
December 18:
Being Henry by Henry Winkler

Kids & Teens

We have a variety of book groups for Kids and Teens. Check our calendar.