Book Discussion Groups
Share your passion for reading with a CCPL book discussion group! No registration is required for the groups, and 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.
See the most recent book group selections and schedules (PDF).
Meeting Information & Scheduled Reads
Bon Air Bookies
Meets at Bon Air Library at the 3rd Wednesday of the month, from 7 to 8 p.m.
- September 19 - The Sound of Glass by Karen White
- October 17 - Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
- November 21 - The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
Central Between the Covers
Meets at the Central Library on the fourth Monday of the month, from 1-2 p.m.
- September 24 - Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
- October 22 - The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman
- November 26 - How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny
meets at Chester Library on the 1st Wednesday of the month, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
- September 5 - The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
- October 3 - The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son on Life, Love and Loss by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt
- November 7 - Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann
Clover Hill Critics
meets at Clover Hill Library on the 3rd Friday of the month, from 11 a.m. to noon.
- September 21 - Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
- October 19 - Oregon Hill by Howard Owen
- November 16 - My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman
meets at Enon Library on the 3rd Tuesday of the month, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
- September 18 - Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf
- October 16 - The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict
- November 20 - Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan
meets at LaPrade Library the 2nd Friday of the month, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
- September 14 - The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
- October 12 - We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
- November 9 - Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
Meadowdale Teen Book Club
Meets at the Meadowdale Library on the second Thursday of the month from 4 to 5p.m.
Teens, explore new YA genres, discuss book topics, and enjoy snacks! The Teen Book Club also includes hands-on activities that tie in with book themes. Please call 804-318-8778 for more information or to join our email list.
Discussion group for September 13th has been moved to September 20th due to potential weather conditions and travel safety
- September 20 4-5 p.m. - Banned Books Week theme - Dope Sick by Walter Dean Myers
- October 11 - Fantasy/Science Fiction theme (Title TBA)
- November 8 - International Games Week theme and Escape Room activity (Title TBA)
Midlothian Book Discussion Group
meets at the Midlothian Library the 4th Wednesday of the month, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
- September 26 - A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson
- October 24 - Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
- November 28 - Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich
North Courthouse Road Library Book Discussion Group
meets at North Courthouse Road Libary the 2nd Thursday of the month, from 1 to 2 p.m.
- September 13 - The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
- October 11 - The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son by Pat Conroy
- November 8 - This is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett
North Courthouse Road Library - Tween Parent Book Club
meets at the North Courthouse Road Library the 1st Monday of the month, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Registration is required and begins one month before each session. All participating family members must register. Please call 804-318-8499 for more information.