Book Discussion Groups

Book Discussion Group

In-person book discussion groups have been suspended as the library continues to follow health and government guidelines about group size and spatial distancing.  Some libraries are hosting book discussions through email or online. Below is a list of virtual book discussions scheduled with CCPL.

Share your passion for reading with a CCPL book discussion group! New attendees are always welcome. Discover new reads and new friends at a library near you.

The Chesterfield County Public Library offers a variety of book discussion groups for customers to gather and discuss their love of books. Below is a list of just some of the groups we offer.


Meeting Information and Scheduled Reads

Bon Air Bookies

Third Wednesdays, 5-6 p.m. and 7-8 p.m.

The March and May discussions will be in person. Group size will be limited. The April session will be held outside. Please bring a chair. Please visit our event calendar to register.

March 17 Snobs by Julian Fellowes

April 21 (5-6 p.m. only) The Lager Queen of Minnesota by J. Ryan Stradal

May 19 Behind Closed Doors by B. A. Paris


Central Library Between the Covers

Fourth Mondays, 1-2 p.m.

The Central Library Between the Covers book group now meets via Zoom. Please register by emailing Central Library at [email protected] for more information and a Zoom meeting invitation. The Zoom invitation will be emailed to you before the meeting.

March 22  Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman

April 26  All We Ever Wanted by Emily Griffin

May 24  Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann


Chester Choices

First Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-noon

Chester Choices discuss historical fiction, literary fiction, mystery and a small mix of non-fiction titles. This book discussion will take place over Zoom.  Please visit our event calendar for information about joining the book discussion.

March 3 Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple

April 7 The Dry by Jane Harper

May 5 Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate


Clover Hill Critics

Third Fridays, 11 a.m.–noon

For information on how to join this book group, please contact Rose Loren at [email protected]..

March 19 Educated: a Memoir by Tara Westover

April 16 Trust Exercise by Susan Choi

May 21 There, There by Tommy Orange


LaPrade BookThink

First Mondays, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

This book discussion will take place over Google Meet.  Please visit our event calendar for information about joining the book discussion.

March 1 Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley

April 5 Niagara Falls All Over Again by Elizabeth McCracken

May 3 Cakewalk by Rita Mae Brown


Meadowdale Page Turners

Second Fridays, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

This book discussion will take place over Zoom.  Please visit our event calendar for information about joining the book discussion.

March 12 The Huntress by Kate Quinn

April 9 Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker

May 14 Save Me the Plums by Ruth Reichl


Midlothian Book Discussion

Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

This book discussion will take place over Zoom.  Please visit our event calendar for information about joining the book discussion.

March 24 Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks

April 28 The Library Book by Susan Orlean

May 26 One Amazing Thing by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni


North Courthouse Road Library By The Book

Second Thursdays, 1-2 p.m.

By The Book meets to discuss a variety of authors, fiction and non-fiction.

This book discussion will take place over Zoom.  Please visit our event calendar for information about joining the book discussion.

March 11 The Children Act by Ian McEwan

April 8 Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal

May 13 Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich