Book Groups

Reading Together: Book Groups and More

We have a wonderful selection of reading groups for all ages.  Advance copies of most books are available near the Borrower Services desk.  Please check our calendar for upcoming titles, dates and details!


RPL Book Group

The RPL Book Group is a participant-run group that meets to discuss a broad range of book selections, both fiction and nonfiction. Copies of each month’s selection are available in the hold shelf area of Borrower Services under RPL Book Group. Meetings are on the second Tuesday of the month and run from 7-9 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Not Too Stuffy

Not Too Stuffy is a book group open to all readers and meets on the third Wednesday of the month in the lounge at the Pleasant Street Center. Lead by an RPL Librarian, discussions run from 10:45-11:45 am and we read both fiction and nonfiction. Copies of each month’s selection are available in the Hold Shelf area of Borrower Services and at the Pleasant Street Center Welcome Desk.

Word of Mouth

Have you read any good books lately?  Stop by the library  for this informal gathering on last Tuesday of each month at 10:30 a.m.  Share your reads and listen to picks and pans of this avid group of readers.

Pints & Pages

Join us at local pubs for a night out filled with your favorites –books, pub food and pints! Especially for 20 & 30 somethings, this meetup is on the first Thursday of every other month at 7:00 p.m., location varies (Reading & Wilmington). Details and copies of each month’s book selection are available in the holds area near the Borrower Services desk at least one month in advance.

Family Book Club

Check out the library’s monthly book pick and accompanying discussion questions to foster conversation about diversity and difference. Take the book home to read and discuss with your family, or together with friends and neighbors.  Please contact the Children’s Room for more details.

Just for Kids

Kids in grades K-2 can join the R.E.A.L Kids Club, where they will Relax, Eat and Listen to some awesome books. Kids in grades 3-5 can join us for a celebration of everything genre in our Choose Your Own Book Club. Dates and more details at the links below:

Book Buffet for Teens

Share a pizza slice and book advice with other teen readers! Meetup for a pizza buffet and share your latest favorite reads. Plus get great book recommendations from others. Register for the next Book Buffet to join the conversation and recommend YOUR favorites.

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