Join a Library Book Club this August

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Join a Book Club

#Books Lovers Unite!  

Did you know? August 9 is National Book Lovers Day! If you're looking for ways to celebrate or a few fellow bibliophiles to celebrate with: Join a Library Book Club and get book recommendations from librarians and book lovers like you! Reading doesn't have to be a solitary activity when there are book lovers all over Jacksonville!

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#Get Rewarded for Reading

You may have heard about Jax Stacks, our year-round reading challenge for adults. Or the fact that you can earn cool prizes for completing at least 12 of the 16 categories. But did you know it has its own Book Club?! And that's not the only thing different about Jax Stacks. The location of the club changes every few months, allowing you to connect with fellow readers all across Jacksonville. 

Get monthly Jax Stacks book recommendations to fulfill your chosen categories on our blog or by email or by requesting a personalized booklist.

#Jax Stacks Reading Challenge

#Jax Stacks Book Club

This month, we'll be discussing: "A self-improvement, how-to or DIY book." But you can talk about any book you're reading for the challenge or any category you need help with.

Southeast Regional Library

Wednesday, August 9 @ 7 p.m.

The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

#Discovery Book Club 

If you're looking to explore different genres or take a chance on something new, this is the book club for you!

Pablo Creek Regional Library

Thursday, August 1 @ 6:30 p.m.

Public Domain by Chip Zdarsky

#ComiClub Graphic Novel Book Club

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, August 8 @ 6 p.m.

We will also be discussing The Escapists by Brian K. Vaughan.

Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt

#As the Page Turns

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

Mandarin Branch Library

Thursday, August 10 @ 1 p.m.

#Starfish Book Club

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

Beaches Branch Library

Thursday, August 10 @ 2 p.m.

Beyond the Panel Graphic Novel Book Club

There’s something for everyone in the world of comics and graphic novels! Join us on the second Thursday of every month to explore genres you might have overlooked in the past. No specific book is required to be read to attend this book club.

Pablo Creek Regional Library

Thursday, August 10 at 4 p.m. we'll be discussing nonfiction! Graphic novels are a great way to learn something new. Want to learn about the universe or the history of civilization? Have you ever wanted to make your own bread? There's a graphic novel for that!

Hyde by Craig Russell

#Scottish Mystery Book Club

Dive into the thrilling world of "Tartan Noir." Each mystery book takes place in Scotland.

Regency Square Branch Library

Saturday, August 12 @ 10:30 a.m.

Fables, Vol. 1, by Bill Willingham

#Top Shelf Book Club

Read and chat about a variety of award-winning titles! Meets one Saturday, every other month.

South Mandarin Library

Saturday, August 12 @ 10:30 a.m.

Blind Tiger by Sandra Brown

#Between the Covers Romance Readers

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

Brown Eastside Branch Library

Monday, August 14 @ 6:30 p.m.

The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan

#Nuts About Reading

Read and chat about a variety of fiction and nonfiction titles the thrid Tuesday of the month.

West Branch Library

Tuesday, August 15 @ 6 p.m.

Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

#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 discuss them both.

Southeast Regional Library

Thursday, August 17 @ 6 p.m.

Apples Never Fall  by  Liane Moriarty

#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, August 19 @ 2:30 p.m.

The Woman in the Library by Sulari Gentill

#Shelf Conscious Book Club

Whether you’re an avid reader or struggle to find the time to complete just one book, you are welcome here! 

Maxville Library

Tuesday, August 22 @ 6 p.m.

Furious Hours by Casey Cep

#Club 364.1

Do you enjoy real-life crime stories? 364.1 is the Dewey Decimal number for True Crime books! Meets the fourth Thursday of the month.

Meeting online via Zoom

Thursday, August 24 @ 7 p.m.

Replay by Ken Grimwood

#Excalibris Book Club

A truly fantastic discussion group designed specifically for fans of speculative fiction!

Regency Square Branch Library

Saturday, August 26 @ 10:30 a.m.

Verity by Colleen Hoover

#New Leaf Book Club

Bringing together readers with different and shared interests... Each month, we discuss a title to get you thinking.

Highlands Regional Library

Saturday, August 26 @ 12:30 p.m.

Where'd You Go Bernadette? by Maria Semple

#Flamingo Book Club

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

Beaches Branch Library

Tuesday, August 29 @ 6:30 p.m.