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Book Club Resources ~ Find a Good Book!: Library Resources

Check out our suggestions for forming & running a book club.

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Find a Good Book!

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Start a book club today! Ask your friends, family & community organizations if they are interested in participating. The following questions are suggestions for individuals contemplating begining a book club:

Group Composition:

  • What's 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?