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.

Check out the digital Book Club selections on Hoopla

Below is a list of the Book Discussions JCPL is currently hosting.

Please check our Events Calendar for full details and to see if we’re meeting in person or via Zoom.

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

Authors at JCPL Book Club
Join us as we discuss books written by authors who have visited us for our JCPL Author Series.

Franklin Page Turners
6:30 p.m.
Third Monday evening of the month
Call 317-738-9711 for more information
If you love to read and chat about books, join us. Pick up a copy from the Franklin Adult Reference Desk and check it out! Or call 317.738.2833 from the Franklin Library Parking Lot and ask for a copy via JCPL's Curbside to Go.

True Crime Book Discussion: - "Killers of the Flower Moon"
Tue • Nov 7 • 6 p.m.
Franklin Branch
Calling all armchair detectives! For fans of true crime and mystery books. This month's title is "Killers of the Flower Moon" by David Grann. Registration Required. 

Behind the Page
Discover how to find new books and learn about library resources with other book lovers. Everyone will come away with a bookish swag bag and a longer TBR list! 

Books & Beans Book Club
9:00 a.m.
Last Monday morning of the month
Do you like to read and drink coffee? Then check out JCPL's newest Book Club. We will meet at Coffee Shops around the county to discuss new books, old books, bestsellers and classics.

Cover to Cover Book Club (Clark Pleasant)
Clark Pleasant
6:00 p.m.
Last Wednesday evening of the month
Call 317-535-6206 for more information
Please contact a librarian to save a copy of the book.  

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 a book club and happy hour! Stout Stories is "reinventing the book club" with promises of great food, drinks, a 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.

Hooked On Books (Afternoon Discussion)
White River Branch
1:30 p.m.
Last Wednesday afternoon of the month
Call 317-885-1330 for more information
If you enjoy discussing books you've read, you will want to join us. Copies of the book are available for check-out the month before.  

After Words Book Group (Monday Night)
White River Branch
6:30 p.m.
Third Monday evening of the month
Call 317-885-1330 for more information
Discuss books in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Copies of the titles will be available at the check-out desk the month before each meeting. Zoom option is available if you prefer to attend virtually. 

Teen Book Club
White River Branch 
6:30 p.m.
Second Wednesday evening of the month
Call 317-885-1330 for more information

Register for a Book Discussion