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Book Clubs

The library offers a variety of book clubs. Join us for one or all! No registration is necessary.

Wednesday Evening Book Club: Reads a variety of fiction and non-fiction. Meets one Wednesday a month at 7:00 pm.

Science Fiction/Fantasy Book Club: Reads a variety of contemporary and classic science fiction and fantasy titles. Meets one Monday a month at 7:00 pm.

Saturday Morning Book Club: Reads a variety of fiction and non-fiction. Meets one Saturday a month at 10:00 am.

Initiating Inspiration Book Club: Reads a mix of self-empowering, spiritually inspired, and social justice titles. Meets every other month on Monday at 7:00 pm. Initiating Inspiration is a collaboration between the Waltham Public Library and Waltham Agape.

Tell Us What You’re Reading Book Salon: Share titles that you’re reading with others! Meets one Monday a month at 7:00 pm. Subscribe to the “Tell Us What You’re Reading” newsletter and other book related newsletters.

“We’ll Tell You What We’re Reading” Youtube Show: Monthly show featuring members of the library staff sharing books they’ve enjoyed (or not!) Check us out on our Youtube Channel.

For further information about the Library Book Clubs, please e-mail Louise at lgoldstein@minlib.net. Copies of the titles are usually available through the library’s subscription to Hoopla or Overdrive/Libby. Copies of the books are also available at the library on the first floor display table near the elevator.

Upcoming Meetings

September
Watch for the September Premiere of “We’ll Tell You What We’re Reading!” Watch us on Youtube!

  • Saturday, September 10, 10:00 am: Saturday Morning Book Club: Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead
  • Monday, September 12, 7:00 pm (Virtual): “Tell Us What You’re Reading” – Attend by clicking on this Zoom Link (Passcode: if807a)
  • Monday, September 19, 7:00 pm: Science Fiction/Fantasy Book Club: Dune by Frank Herbert
  • Wednesday, September 21, 7:00 pm: Wednesday Night Book Club: What Strange Paradise by Omar El Akkad

October
Watch for the October Premiere of “We’ll Tell You What We’re Reading!” Watch us on Youtube!

  • Monday, October 3, 7:00 pm (Virtual): “Tell Us What You’re Reading”  – Attend by clicking on this Zoom Link (Passcode: cni6Br)
  • Monday, October 17, 7:00 pm: Science Fiction/Fantasy Book Club: The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  • Wednesday, October 19, 7:00 pm: Wednesday Night Book Club: Olga Dies Dreaming by Xochitl Gonzalez

November
Watch for the November Premiere of “We’ll Tell You What We’re Reading!” Watch us on Youtube!

  • Saturday, November 12, 10:00 am: Saturday Morning Book Club: Detransition Baby by Torrey Peters
  • Monday, November 14, 7:00 pm: Science Fiction/Fantasy Book Club: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
  • Wednesday, November 16, 7:00 pm: Wednesday Night Book Club: The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo

December
Watch for the December Premiere of “We’ll Tell You What We’re Reading!” Watch us on Youtube!

  • Saturday, December 10, 10:00 am: Saturday Morning Book Club: Beautiful Country by Qian Julie Wang
  • Monday, December 12, 7:00 pm: Science Fiction/Fantasy Book ClubA Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
  • Wednesday, December 21, 7:00 pm: Wednesday Night Book Club: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
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