Book Clubs

***In-person meetings have been cancelled until further notice.

Did you know that you can join a book club at your local library? Stop in to any of the book clubs listed below. Whether you’ve read the book or not, join in at any time for a fun experience.

Main Library

  • Tuesdays @ Two: Last Tuesday of the month at 2pm in the McGuire Room. 
    • Run by Polly, our librarian in the Talking Book Library, the books selected for Tuesdays @ Two are available to patrons who are visually or physically impaired patrons in Grand Traverse County, Antrim, Benzie, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, and Wexford counties. Everyone is welcome.
  • Books & Brewskis: Last Tuesday of the month at 7pm at the Filling Station Microbrewery (next door to the library). 
    • Meetings are held at the Filling Station, and patrons enjoy local brews and pizza as they discuss the monthly selection (chosen by their votes twice a year). Everyone is welcome to this book club, which is facilitated by an adult services librarian.
  • Queer Tales Book Club: Last Sunday of the month at 4pm at Polestar (717 Woodmere Ave., Suite C).
    • Meetings were held at Polestar, and patrons discuss books with LGBT+ themes with the support of two library staff members. Everyone is welcome, and reading is not required. Click here to view the book selections for July – December 2020.
    • Check back here the week before the meeting for the zoom link and password.

East Bay Branch Library

  • Book Club: Last Tuesday of the month with Chantel Cook at 6pm

Fife Lake Public Library

  • Book Club: Third Tuesday of the month at 7pm
  • Book Club Take 2: Fourth Wednesday of the month at 6pm

Interlochen Public Library

  • Evening Book Discussion Group: First Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm
  • Morning Book Discussion Group: Second Thursday of the month at 10am

Kingsley Branch Library

  • Senior Book Club: Fourth Wednesday of the month at 2pm for Sept.-Nov. and Jan.-May

Peninsula Community Library

  • Pageturners Book Club: Third Thursday of the month at 6:30pm

Does your book club need books? TADL is happy to offer a bag with multiple copies of the same title as Book Club Kits!

Click here for a list of our Book Club Kits. Each kit contains four to twelve copies of the same title. 

Any library card holder may check out a Book Club Kit for six weeks. 

For information on how to start your own book club, check out these tips, available to print.