Book Clubs

If you love books and love talking about them, join one of JTPL’s book discussion groups! From Mystery to African-American Literature, JTPL offers a book group for everyone. Find out which one is best for you!

Can’t get enough book discussion? Check out the American Library Association’s new Book Club Central website to find other book clubs as well as get resources for starting or leading your own club!

May 2019

African American Literature Book Club


Club is on hiatus until June
3rd Saturday of the month

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

This book club is for adults who enjoy reading and discussing works by or about African-American authors.

Kimberly Jackson at (812) 285–8602

Due to construction, this club is on hiatus until June 2019.

Clarksville Book Club

search for copies of Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman
Last Wednesday of the month

1:00 p.m.

The club discusses a wide variety of books and authors and has been in existence over 10 years

Clarksville Branch Library at (812) 285–5640

Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman

Let’s Have a Conversation: All About Books


Club is on hiatus until June
Second Tuesday of the month

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

This new group is a general book discussion group with no specific titles assigned each month

Harriet Goldberg at (812) 285–8606

Due to construction, this club is on hiatus until June 2019.

Literary Ladies Book Club

Cover of Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier
Third Wednesday of the month

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Books that focus on family, friendship, and relationships that feature strong female characters

Jennifer Harl at (812) 285–8604

Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier

Mystery Book Club

books in the Inspector Ian Rutledge series by Charles Todd
Last Thursday of the month

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

This book club is for patrons who enjoy reading and discussing mystery books

Sharon Zimmerman at (812) 285–5630