Storytime on Wednesday, December 14 at Western Branch has been cancelled.

Storytime on Wednesday, December 14 at Western Branch has been cancelled.

Book Clubs


Banned Books Club

4th Tuesday of the month, 8 p.m. | Witches Brew Pub (21+)
A book club for the curious and rebellious. Come to the meeting to vote on the next book.

Upcoming Dates & Titles:

  • December 22
  • January 26

Book Talk

Starting January 2023:
Last Tuesday of the month, 11 a.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:

  • January 30
  • February 27

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! 


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 brand-new fantasy book club hosted at the Francis Branch!

Upcoming Dates & Titles:


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:

  • December 8
  • January 12
  • February 9

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:

  • The December 27 meeting has been cancelled.
  • January 24
  • February 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:


Book Club Resources

Readers’ Services
Readers’ Services focuses on all things books and reading. Readers can find book titles and lists, information about books and authors, and more.

Find your Next Great Read
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Online Resources

Magazines devoted to reading and books

  • Book Page (available for free at all library locations)

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