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Book Clubs: Book club book selections

Get ideas about books to read and information on how to form your own book club!

What the book clubs are reading in 2018

Celebrity Book Clubs

Previous Book Club Selections

Starting your own book club!

Ask your friends, family, & community organizations if they are interested in participating.

The following questions are suggestions for individuals contemplating beginning a book club:

Group Composition:

  • What is the ideal size of the group?
  • If you need to recruit members, how will you extend invitations?
  • What requirements do you have for membership?

Reading Preferences:

  • What types of books will you read?
  • Will you focus your reading to specific topics or genres?

Selection Process:

  • How will you choose which books to read?
  • How far ahead will you plan?
  • How will members obtain copies of books?

Meeting Logistics:

  • Where will you meet?
  • How often?
  • Will you meet in the same location each time or rotate your meeting locations?
  • How long will meetings last?
  • Will refreshments be provided? 
  • By whom?
  • What time will be designated specifically for socializing?

Facilitating Discussions:

  • How will each discussion be lead? 
  • Will you designate a leader?
  • Who is responsible for providing author information and giving an introduction to the group's discussion?
  • What ground rules should be established?
  • Can members who haven't read the book attend?
  • Will guest speakers be invited?

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