Book Groups

Book group meeting

The Kansas City Public Library features book groups on a regular basis.

Book discussion groups meet according to a regular schedule and in compliance with Library meeting room policies, unless otherwise noted.

Book Bags

Check out the list of books available to be discussed in our book groups. Request a book bag from our Readers Services staff today!

Outside Book Groups

FYI Book Group

Dates, times, and locations vary

Central Library


Third Wednesdays at Noon

Silver & Gold Readers

Fourth Thursdays at 2 p.m.

Lucile H. Bluford Branch

Black Classics

Fourth Saturdays every other month at 2:30 p.m.

North-East Branch

North-East Book Group

First Sundays at 2 p.m.

Plaza Branch

Great Books KC

Last Fridays at 7 p.m.

Friends of the Library

Fourth Mondays at 7 p.m.

Queer Voices Book Group

Third Tuesdays at 6 p.m.

Barista's Book Group

Third Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

Southeast Branch

Southeast Literary Lions

Fourth Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Urban Fiction Unbook Club

Second Saturday at 11 a.m.

Sugar Creek Branch

After Lunch

Second Thursdays at 3 p.m.

Trails West Branch


Third Saturdays at 2 p.m.

Waldo Branch

Books and Brews

Third Thursdays at 6 p.m.

Literature in Translation

Every Fourth Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Mysterious Undertakings

First Mondays at 6:30 p.m.

Westport Branch

Between the Lines

First Fridays at 12 p.m.