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!

December 2019

African American Literature Book Club

Club is on hiatus until February 2020
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

On hiatus

Clarksville Book Club

Club is on hiatus until January 2020
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

On hiatus for the holidays

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 Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
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

Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

Mystery Book Club

Christmas mysteries by various authors
4th Monday 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

Christmas mysteries by Agatha Christie, Anne Perry, or Joanne Fluke.
Book club members will also participate in their annual book exchange.