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Book Discussion Groups Meeting Monthly

Need a set of books for your book group? JCPL offers Book Discussion Sets of select titles for checkout. Many more are available through Indiana Humanities' Novel Conversations reservation system.


Our Clark Pleasant, Franklin, White River and Trafalgar Branches host monthly Book Discussion Groups. See below for upcoming titles and contact information.

Clark Pleasant Branch Hoosier Author Book Club
6:00 p.m.
First Tuesday evening of the month
Call 535-6206 for more information

November 10 - Ben-Hur by Lew Wallace
December 1 - A Christmas Story by Jean Shepherd


Franklin Page Turners Book Discussion
6:30 p.m.
Third Monday evening of the month
Call 738-9711 for more information

November 16 - Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear
December 21 - Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult


January 18 - Plainsong by Kent Haruf
February 15 - Defending Jacob by William Landay
March 21 - A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
April 18 - Wonder by R.J. Palacio
May 16 - The Kept by James Scott
June 20 - Me Before You by Jojo Moyes


White River Branch Book Discussions
1:30 p.m.
Last Wednesday afternoon of the month
Call 885-1330 for more information

November 18 - Poetry - share your favorite poem
December 16 - Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
January 27 - When Books Went to War by Molly Guptill Manning
February 24 - Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
March 30 - The Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown

Monday Night Book Club

7:00 p.m.
Third Monday evening of the month
Call 885-1330 for more information

November 16 - Fly Away Home by Jennifer Weiner
December 21 - Duck the Halls by Donna Andrews
January 18 - So Cold the River by Michael Koryta
February 15 - An Abundance of Katherines by John Green


Trafalgar Branch Book Discussions
10:30 a.m.
Second Wednesday morning of the month
Call 878-9560 for more information

November 11 - Shanghai Girls by Lisa See
(No Book Discussion in December)
January 13 - The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin
February 10 - The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin