Book Clubs

Banned Books Club

Monthly meetings on Thursdays, 8 p.m. | Witches Brew Pub
A book club for the curious and rebellious. 21 years and older.

Upcoming Dates:

  • September 28: American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
  • October 26
  • December 28

Book Talks

Last Tuesday of the month, 1:30 p.m. | Francis Branch
Everyone is welcome to attend this book club. Read what interests you, share your thoughts and hear what others are reading too!

Upcoming Dates:

  • August 29
  • September 26
  • October 31
  • November 28
  • December 26
  • January 30
  • February 27
  • March 26
  • April 30
  • May 28

Books on Tap

Last Thursday of the month, 7 p.m. | Location varies
Literary discussions and heady libations. Share what you’re reading or just join in the conversation. No need to read a certain book! 

Upcoming Dates:

  • August 31
  • September 28
  • October 26
  • November 30

The Green Dragon: A Fantasy Book Club

2nd Thursday of the month, 5:30 p.m. | Francis Branch
Do you love fantasy literature, or are you hoping to expand your reading world? Join us at The Green Dragon, a fantasy book club, hosted at the Francis Branch!

Upcoming Dates & Titles:

Pages in Time: A Historical Fiction Book Club

2nd Thursday of the month, 1 p.m. | Centre Branch
Historical fiction transports readers to another time and place and allows for unique and challenging insights into the past. Join this enthusiastic group as we discuss a different book each month.

Upcoming Dates:

  • September 14
  • October 12
  • November 9
  • December 14
  • January 11
  • February 8

Liberty’s Readers

4th Tuesday of the month, 4 p.m. | North Liberty Branch
Meet at North Liberty Branch to discuss the month’s book selection.

Upcoming dates:

  • August 22
  • September 26
  • October 24
  • November 28

SJCPL Online Book Club

Monthly meetings on Mondays, 8 p.m. | Register to attend online
Join us for our monthly online book club! We meet on Zoom.

Upcoming Dates & Titles:

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