Join a Book Club this January

Friday, December 16, 2022

Join a Book Club

Kick off the new year with one of our 15 great book clubs! Start a new habit with us, whether it’s reading more, discussing more, making new friends, or visiting all of our library branches. Make it even easier on yourself by signing up for monthly Book Club email reminders!


Skipping Christmas by John Grisham

#Discovery Book Club

If you're looking to explore different genres or take a chance on something new, Discovery Book Club is here for you!

#Pablo Creek Regional Library

Thursday, January 5 @ 6:30 p.m.

A Gingerbread House by Catriona McPherson

#Mysterious Affairs Book Club

Reading and discussing mysteries of all types - from new thrillers to classic cozies, and everything in between!

#Highlands Regional Library

Saturday, January 7 @ 2:30 p.m.

The Other Lady Vanishes by Amanda Quick

#Between the Covers Romance Readers 

Can't get enough of a good romance? Read and chat with us about some of the hottest books in the genre.

#Brown Eastside Library

Monday, January 9 @ 6:30 p.m.

Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow by Tom King


Whether you can name every Robin from memory or you liked that one episode of Watchmen on HBO, the ComiClub is here for you!

#Willow Branch Library

Tuesday, January 10 @ 6 p.m.

Miss Benson's Beetle by Rachel Joyce

#As the Page Turns 

Looking for something new to read? Explore mysteries, historical fiction, romance, science fiction and so much more!

#Mandarin Library

Thursday, January 12 @ 1 p.m.

Still Life by Sarah Winman

#Starfish Book Club 

Looking for a blend of fiction and nonfiction books? Why settle for just one? We'll also take an extra look at the subjects of our reading material to guide the discussion.

#Beaches Library

Thursday, January 12 @ 2 p.m.

Confidence by Denise Mina

#Scottish Mystery Book Club 

Dive into the thrilling world of "Tartan Noir." Each mystery book takes place in Scotland, the birthplace of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle!

#Regency Square Library

Saturday, January 14 @ 10:30 a.m.

The Five: The Untold Stories of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold

#Nuts About Reading 

Do you enjoy talking with others about books you've read? We read and chat about a variety of fiction and nonfiction titles.

#West Library

Tuesday, January 17 @ 6 p.m.

How Y'all Doing? Misadventures and Mischief from a Life Well Lived by Leslie Jordan

#Cumulative Realities Book Club 

Moved by memoirs? Devourer of diaries? Lured by life stories? We discuss a different biographical or nonfiction title every month.

#Murray Hill Library

Tuesday, January 17, 6:30 p.m. 

Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier

#From Books to Film

Is the book REALLY always better than the movie? We read a book and watch the movie (on our own) and meet as a group to discuss them both.

#Southeast Library

Thursday, January 19, 6 p.m.

Deck the Halls by Mary and Carol Higgins Clark

#Mysterious Affairs

Reading and discussing mysteries of all types - from new thrillers to classic cozies, and everything in between!

#Highlands Library

Saturday, January 21, 2:30 p.m. 

Molly's Game by Molly Bloom

#Club 364.1

Do you enjoy real-life crime stories? Then Club 364.1: The Main Library's True Crime (Virtual) Book Club is for you! 364.1 is the Dewey Decimal number for True Crime books.

#Meeting Online Via Zoom

Thursday, January 26, 7 p.m.

Darwin's Radio by Greg Bear

#Excalibris Book Club 

A fantastic discussion group for fans of speculative fiction! 

#Regency Square Library

Saturday, January 28, 10:30 a.m. 

Coco at the Ritz by Gioia Diliberto

#New Leaf Book Club

Bringing together readers with different and shared interests...

#Highlands Library

Saturday, January 28, 12:30 p.m. 

Sick Puppy by Carl Hiaasen

#Flamingo Book Club 

Spread your wings with a diverse selection of fiction, nonfiction, and some Florida-based literature.

#Beaches Library

Tuesday, January 31, 6:30 p.m. 


#Challenge yourself

With 16 categories to choose from (you pick 12), Jax Stacks Reading Challenge is the perfect way to challenge yourself and expand your reading horizons. And if you need an easy way to track your progress, pick up a 2023 Jax Stacks Bookmark (available now at your local library). 

#Connect with fellow readers

Join us at Highlands Regional Library on Friday, January 27, at 1 p.m. for the first Jax Stacks Book Club of 2023. We'll be discussing these two categories: “A book you’ve read and loved before” and “A book written before 2000.” 

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