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

KC Tween Book Group

Third Tuesdays at 5 p.m.

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.

Fantastic Voyages

First Tuesdays at 10:30 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.