Book Clubs

  

HPL has a variety of book clubs for all reading interests. Please check the Events calendar or contact your neighborhood library for more information about its book clubs. Please check Kids, Tweens, and Teens Book Clubs if you're looking for something for younger readers.


Bracewell Neighborhood Library

Central Library

  • Classic Literature Book Club
    Do your reading tendencies lean toward the classics? If you enjoy reading and discussing classic literature, please join us.
     
  • The Year of Reading Dangerously
    Do you have a secret desire to change the world? If you enjoy reading and discussing environmental issues and what makes people tick, you will want to join us. Led by Steve Stelzer, Program Director, Houston Green Building Resource Center.
     

Collier Regional Library

  • Collier Book Club
    You are invited to join in a lively discussion for adults.
     
    • July 21, 2016 | 1 PM
    • August 18, 2016 | 1 PM
    • September 15, 2016 | 1 PM
    • October 20, 2016 | 1 PM
    • November 17, 2016 | 1 PM
    • December 15, 2016 | 1 PM

Freed-Montrose Neighborhood Library

  • Montrose Great Books Group
    Do your reading tendencies lean toward works of great literature? If so, please join this lively discussion group, presented in partnership with the Houston Great Books Council.
     
    • First Thursday of every month | 6 PM
       
  • Montrose Book Club
    Join in a lively book discussion.
     

Heights Neighborhood Library

  • Carpe Librum
     
  • Heights Great Books (Great Books Council)
    Join in a lively book discussion.
     
  •  Mystery on the Boulevard
    Do you enjoy reading and discussing books? Join us for a lively discussion.

Kendall Neighborhood Library

  • Kendall Book Club
    Do you enjoying reading and discussing books? Join the discussion with the Kendall Book Club, celebrating 25 years of reading and talking about books.
     

 

  • Kendall Mystery Book Club
    Do you enjoy reading and discussing books? Join us for a lively discussion with the Kendall Mystery Book Club.
     
    • July 13, 2016 | 1 PM
      The Patriot Threat by Steve Berry
    • August 4, 2016 | 1 PM
      Suspect by Robert Crais
    • September 1, 2016 | 1 PM
      By Its Cover by Donna Leon
    • September 16, 2016 | 1 PM
      In this meeting, we will select titles for 2017.
    • October 6, 2016 | 1 PM
      The Cinderella Murder by Mary Higgins Clark & Alafair Burke
    • November 3, 2016 | 1 PM
      Die Again by Tess Gerritsen

       

  • Kendall Library Non-Fiction Book Club
    The Kendall Library Non-Fiction Book Club is a new twist on book clubs. Every month a different topic is up for discussion, and you can pick any of the suggested books to read for the monthly meeting. Sign up for any topic that interests you. All you are asked to do is give a short review of your book.
     

Looscan Neighborhood Library

McCrane-Kashmere Gardens Neighborhood Library

  • McCrane-Kashmere Gardens Book Club
    Do you enjoy discussing books with sassy, like-minded individuals? Our book club selections focus on best sellers, popular fiction, and recommendations.

Meyer Neighborhood Library

  • Meyer Book Club
    You are invited to join in a lively discussion for adults.
     
  • Meyer Mystery Book Club
    Join us for a lively discussion with the Meyer Mystery Book Club.
     

Morris Frank Library an HPL Express Location

  • Morris Frank Express Book Club
    Do you enjoy reading and discussing books? Join us for a lively discussion. This month, we will be having Movie/Book night.
     

Oak Forest Neighborhood Library

  • Book It! Book Club
    Do you enjoy discussing books with like-minded individuals? Our book club selections focus on best sellers, popular fiction, and recommendations.
     

Ring Neighborhood Library

  • Mystery Book Club
    Do you enjoy discussing books with like-minded individuals? Join us for alternating book clubs at your neighborhood library.
     

Shepard-Acres Homes Neighborhood Library

  • Shepard-Acres Homes Book Club
    Bring a friend, meet some new ones, and enjoy discussing the latest in urban fiction!
     

Vinson Neighborhood Library

  • Vinson Book Club
    You are invited to join in a lively discussion for adults.
     

Book Club Resources

  • NoveList Plus: Use your MY Link Library Card to access this resource. A complete readers resource with information on well over 200,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles. Includes book discussion guides and book talks for several titles.
  • Barnes & Noble Reading Group Favorites: Choose from among these popular book club selections to get started with your own book club.
  • Book Spot: An easy acess point to some of the top book-related sites, including information on awards and suggested reading.
  • MFAH Book Tours: Use these resources to start your own book club to coincide with exhibits at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
  • MASTERPIECE Book Club: Use these resources to create and manage your own MASTERPIECE book and film club to coincide with the programming on your local PBS station.
  • Oprah's Book Club: Read the books Oprah features on her television show and access discussion resources for your own book club.
  • Reader's Circle: Find or start a book club in your local area.
  • Reading Group Choices: Book lists and discussion guides for reading groups.
  • Reading Group Guides: Presents tips for starting and holding your own book club, including discussion guides.
  • SparkNotes: Leading a book discussion, but have no idea where to start? Book club meets tomorrow and you haven't even cracked open the book? Use this online resource to get some basic information about the book, including possible discussion questions.
  • Texas PBS Online Book Club: An online book club focused on Texas History.
  • TODAY Books: Read books featured on NBC's daily morning show, TODAY.