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 2021

African American Literature Book Club

Cover of The Kindest Lie by Nancy Johnson
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

The Kindest Lie by Nancy Johnson

Clarksville Book Club

Cover of The Light in the Ruins by Chris Bohjalian
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

The Light in the Ruins by Chris Bohjalian

Let’s Have a Conversation: All About Books

Club is on hiatus due to the pandemic
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

This club is on hiatus until we can resume in-person programs at the library

Literary Ladies Book Club

Cover of Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
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

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Mystery Book Club

Club is on hiatus due to the pandemic
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

This club is on hiatus until we can resume in-person programs at the library