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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.

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All of our locations host Book Discussion Groups. See below for upcoming titles and contact information.

Adult Learning Center Book Discussion
For English Language Learners
Call 317-738-4677 or email the Adult Learning Center for more information

Not Your Mother's Book Club
Clark Pleasant Branch
6:00 p.m.
Call 317-535-6206 for more information

May 1 - Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah
Jun 5 - Notorious 92 by Andrew Stoner
Jul 3 - Legend by Marie Lu

The Clark Pleasant Book Club
2:00 p.m.
Last Tuesday afternoon of the month
Call 317-535-6206 for more information

Jul 23 The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka

Franklin Page Turners Book Discussion
6:30 p.m.
Third Monday evening of the month
Call 317-738-9711 for more information

May 20 - Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
Jun 17 - Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate  

Stout Stories
6:30 p.m.
First Monday evening of the month
Call 317-535-6206 for more information

You don't have to choose between book club and happy hour! Stout Stories is "reinventing the book club" with promises of great food, drinks, comfortable atmosphere, and great discussion on today's most intriguing books. Whether you're a milleni-"ale" or an older "vintage," come out and meet like-minded individuals. We're putting the "pub" in public library! Please read and drink responsibly. Ages 21 and up. To ensure seating, please register in advance.

May 6 - Nailers Brewing Co. - Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
Jun 3 - Shallos - The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore
Jul 1 - Mashcraft Brewing - The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

Trafalgar Book Club
6:00 p.m.

May 21 - The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
Jun 18 - I Love You, Miss Huddleston by Philip Gulley
Jul 16 - Animal Farm by George Orwell

White River Branch Book Discussions
1:30 p.m.
Last Wednesday afternoon of the month
Call 317-885-1330 for more information

Apr 24 - Animal Farm by George Orwell
May 29A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
Jun 26 - The Light of Paris by Eleanor Brown
Jul 31Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston

White River Branch Monday Night Book Club
7:00 p.m.
Third Monday evening of the month
Call 317-885-1330 for more information

May 20 - Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok
Jun 17 - Beartown by Fredrik Backman
July 15 - Grandma Gatewood's Walk by Ben Montgomery