Book Clubs

Book Clubs for Adults

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Common Grounds Book Club is a monthly reading club that meets to read and discuss books dealing with a wide variety of social justice issue

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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.

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  • Next Chapter Book Club - February 1, 2021 This month we'll be discussing She Come By It Natural: Dolly Parton and the Women Who Lived Her Songs by Sarah Smarsh. 

This book club focuses on mysteries and thrillers. If you love suspense, clues, and detective work then this book club is for you! Currently, the book club meets via Zoom every 3rd Monday of the month at 12:30 pm.

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  • Clueless: A Mystery Book Club - December 21, 12:30 pm This month we'll discuss The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick. This book club will be conducted by Zoom. Click here for the Zoom link.

The B&B book club focuses on fictional books featuring African American authors and protagonist. This is a great book club for anyone that considers themselves an avid reader and loves discussion time. This book club meets on the 4th Thursday of every month and is currently meeting via Zoom.

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The Inspirational Book Club is a monthly book club that focuses on inspiring stories of people who faced difficult situations and how they handled them.

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The Healthy Living Book Club will provide people a connection to a health-minded community, resources for healthy living skills, support and tools to achieve a healthier lifestyle.

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Book Clubs for Teens

Teen Book Bytes is a new teen book club to read and discuss multicultural books. We’ll have an afternoon session and an evening session for participants.

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Book Clubs for Kids

The Friendly Readers Book Club is a new kids only book club aimed at readers in grades 1 to 5. This will be a safe virtual space for readers to make friends, read together, and talk about the books we love.

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  • The Friendly Readers Book Club - Our January book pick is Score for Imagination, by Jonathan Eig. We meet on Wednesdays at 4:00pm via Zoom. No need to read beforehand. We will read together each week!

We will discuss a graphic novel together, accompanied by games and activities. We’ll be reading both older favorites and brand new graphic novels, and you’ll get to help decide each month’s book selection!

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