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

search for copies of Lust by Victoria Christopher Murray
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

Lust by Victoria Christopher Murray
Heavy by Kiese Laymon

Clarksville Book Club

search for copies of The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court by Jeffrey Toobin
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

Let’s Have a Conversation: All About Books

Let's Have A Conversation All About Books
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

Various titles

Literary Ladies Book Club

Cover of After The Funeral by Agatha Christie
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

After The Funeral by Agatha Christie

Mystery Book Club

books by Icelandic authors
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

Books by Icelandic authors such as Ragnar Jónasson, Arnaldur Indriðason, and Yrsa Sigurdardóttir