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.
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.
August 7th: The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
September 4th: I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai
October 2nd: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
November 6th: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
December 4th: A Time to Kill 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.
August 27th: Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain
September 24th:The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande
October 22nd: Rocket Boys by Hormer Hickman
November 19th: Orphan Train by Christina Kline
December 17th: The Silver Star by Jeanette Walls
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.
Please check back to see the upcoming dates for The Jane Austen Book Club!
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.
August 14th: Defending Jacob by William Landay
September 11th: The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande
October 2nd: And The Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hasseini
November 13th: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
December 11th: Bad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen
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.
August 2nd: "The Age of Innocence" by Edith Wharton
September 6th: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” by Mark Haddon
October 4th: “Sweet Tooth” by Ian McEwan
November 1st: Self-Selected Non-Fiction
December 6th: “The Ocean at the End of the Lane” by Neil Gaiman
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.
Waldorf West Adult Book Club
Book lovers unite! Join us for the Waldorf West Adult Book Club, a book discussion group for adults 18 and up. We explore a variety of authors and genres, including classic and contemporary titles. Please call 301.645.1395 or visit ccplonline.org to register and to learn more about the current selection.
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.