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 Waldorf West
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 301.645.1395 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 Waldorf West.
January 3rd: Mean Streak by Sandra Brown
February 7th: The One & Only by Emily Griffin
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.
January 8th: The Distance Between Us (OMOB) by Reyna Grande
February 5th: Rosie Project by Grame Simsion
March 5th: Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
April 2nd: Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan
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.
January 28th: Dear Life Stories by Alice Monroe
February 25th: Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis
March 25th: The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
April 22nd: Six Years by Harlan Coben
The Jane Austen Book Club
This club meets six times a year on the last Tuesday of the month from 6:30-7:30pm. 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.
January 29th: Persuasion by Jane Austen
February 26th: Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen
March 26th: Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen
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.
January 8th: The Glass Castle: a Memoir by Jeannette Walls
February 12th: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
March 12th: The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
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.
January 3rd: Self-Selected Poetry
February 7th: "The Husband's Secret" by Liane Moriarty
March 7th: "The Maltese Falcon" by Dashiell Hammett
April 11th: "The Light Between Oceans" by M.L. Stedman
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 discussion meets from 6:30 to 8:00 P.M. at Waldorf West.
January 22nd: The Good Lord Bird by James McBride