The Next Chapter KC Book Group is co-sponsored by the Kansas City, Kansas Public Library and Next Chapter Kansas City, which is a program of Shepherd’s Center of Kansas City, KS. It uses both fiction and nonfiction titles to discuss transition topics for persons ages 50+ who have left or will soon be leaving their primary careers.

September 13, 2021 @ 5:30pm (Zoom)
This month we’ll be discussing Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century by Jessica Bruder.  This book club will be conducted by Zoom.  For the Zoom link please contact Cris Siebenlist at or Karen Hostetler with questions at


October 4 @ 5:30pm – The Reading List by Sara Nisha Adams
November 1 @ 5:30pm – Susan, Linda, Nina, and Cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR by Lisa Napoli
December 6 @ 5:30pm – Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss by Rajeev Balasubramanyam
January 3 @ 5:30pm – No Time Like the Future: An Optimist Considers Mortality by Michael J. Fox
February 7 @ 5:30 – American Delirium by Betina Gonzalez