Book Clubs

Our book clubs are going digital. 
All of our book clubs are open to anyone who wishes to join!

We have two types of book clubs available, community member-led or librarian-led. Anyone is welcome to join either type of club. To join a community member-led club, send an email to the person designated in the club’s description. To join a librarian-led club, call 919.245.2525 or register through the link on our program calendar.

Community Member-Led Book Clubs

Outdoor Explorer Book Club

The Outdoor Explorer Book Club has been suspended until further notice. Please email Doloras at more information.  

First Monday Classics

This club meets the first Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Each discussion is led by one of these local authors: Ariel Djanikian, Clay Griffith, Nathan Kotecki, or James Maxey. Please email for more details.

October 5  Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe
November 2 Blue Highways by William Least Heat-Moon
December 7  Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe

Tuesday Evening Book Club

October 13The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma’s Table by Rick Bragg
November 10 – Reader’s choice
December 8 - Reader’s choice holiday book or Letters from Father Christmas by J.R.R. Tolkien
January 12Blue Marlin by Lee Smith

Librarian-Led Via Zoom 

Carrboro Branch Adult Book Club -- 4th Tuesday/month

This club meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Join us for this free librarian-led discussion via GotToMeeting. Register online  or call 919.245.2525 to register and receive the Zoom code the day-of the book club.

October 27We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates
November 24 – No meeting
December 22 - No meeting
January 26We Cast a Shadow by Maurice Carlos Ruffin

Not a Book Club  -- 2nd Thursday/month

The next best thing to reading a good book is talking about it with our fellow readers. Join us online the second Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. for an informal book discussion. We’re "Not a Book Club," so there’s no assigned reading and no pressure. Just grab a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, and let’s talk books! Register here or call 919.245.2525  for more details.

Book Club Kits

If you’d like to start your own book club, we can help. See more information and a list of our current Book Club Kits. Every kit includes a reader’s guide that contains discussion questions and/or an author spotlight.