Book Discussion Groups
The Charles County Public Library offers book discussion groups at all of our branches and now online too! Click the link to sign up.
Anyone interested in joining one of the other clubs listed alphabetically below can contact their library with the information below or visit the reference desk at their nearest branch.
Chicks for Lit Book Club at Potomac
Chicks for Lit is a book club for women (and those who love to read books by and about women). Meetings are held one Saturday per month at 10 a.m. Registration is required and ends the day before. Please call 301.375.7375. or visit ccplonline.org to register and to learn more about the current selection. This book discussion meets from 10:00 to 11:30 A.M. at Potomac.
Clark Center Book Discussion
The Clark Center Book Group meets at 1:00pm on the first Thursday of every month at the Clark Center. Anyone interested in joining the group can call 301.934.9001 or email us for more information.
May 7th: A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
June 4th: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
July 2nd: Murder of King Tut by James Patterson
August 6th: Sycamore Row by John Grisham
Indian Head Senior Center Book Discussion Group
The Senior Center Book Discussion Group meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month from 11:00am-12:00pm. Contact 301.375.7375 or e-mail us for more information or to place a copy of a book on hold.
April 22nd: Six Years by Harlan Coben
May 27th: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
June 24th: The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
July 22nd: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
August 26th: Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks
The Jane Austen Book Club
This club meets six times a year on the last Thursday of the month from 6:30-7:30pm. This club meets during the school year and takes a summer break. Anyone interested in joining the Jane Austen Book Club can call 301.645.2864 or email us with your library card number and we will place a copy of the book on reserve for you.
La Plata Book Discussion Group
The La Plata Book Group meets at 7:00pm on the second Thursday of every month. Anyone interested in joining the group can call 301.934.9001 or email us for more information.
April 23rd: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Waldorf Book Discussion Group
The Adult Book Discussion Group meets on the first Saturday of every month from 9:30-10:30am. Anyone interested in joining the Waldorf Book Discussion group can call 301.645.2864 or email us with your library card number and we will place a copy of the book on reserve for you. Printable version of the Adult Book Discussion Group.
April 11th: "The Light Between Oceans" by M.L. Stedman
May 2nd: "The End of Your Life Book Club" by Will Schwalbe
June 6th: "Shoeless Joe" by W. P. Kinsella
July 11th: "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass" by Lewis Carroll
August 1st: "Death Comes to Pemberley" by P. D. James
Waldorf Senior Center Afternoon Bookclub
The Waldorf Senior Center Afternoon Bookclub meets on the first Wednesday of every month from 1:00-2:00pm. For more information, contact the Waldorf Senior Center at 301.638.4420.
Please check back to see the upcoming dates for the Waldorf Senior Center Book Club.
Writers of Color Book Club
Writers of Color Book Club welcomes members who enjoy reading books by authors of the African diaspora who write contemporary fiction, including urban fiction. Writers of Color meets bi-monthly. Please call 301.645.1395 or visit ccplonline.org to register and to learn more about the current selection. This book club meets from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at alternating locations. Please see the events calendar for this month's location.