Adult Summer Reading: Share, Discuss, Engage
Share & Discuss Online
Go beyond the book clubs and share your Summer Reading experiences! Snap photos of the books you’re reading or post social media updates, plus track the latest Library happenings on our blogs. Be sure to tag the Library in all your posts and use the hashtag #kcSummerReads.
- Facebook (facebook.com/kclibrary)
- Twitter (twitter.com/kclibrary | @KCLibrary)
- Instagram (instagram.com/kclibrary | @KCLibrary)
- Library Blog (kclibrary.org/blog)
- Library Catalog (kclibrary.org/catalog)
Check out additional suggested reading titles; create and share your own reading lists; follow friends (or Library staff) for their bookish updates; keep track of books you want to read; rate and review titles, and more.
Follow our Readers Services catalog account for great updates and content. Go to kclibrary.org/catalog, type ReadersServices_KCMO in the search bar, select User from drop-down menu, then click the search icon, and you'll find our profile.
For a good time, follow these Library staff accounts!
Book Discussion Groups
Readers are invited to join in lively and thought-provoking conversations about Suggested Reading selections led by Library staff. No RSVP is necessary; simply bring a few thoughts to share about the chosen title. Drop-ins always welcome.
Reserve books by visiting any Library location’s Public Service Desk or by logging into your free online account at kclibrary.org. For more information call 816.701.3683 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Visit from the Goon Squad
Wednesday, June 20 | 7 p.m.
The Book of Harlan
Saturday, July 7 | 2:30 p.m.
Your Song Changed My Life
Wednesday, July 18 | 7 p.m.
Read It / Watch It Discussion Group
Join Library staff for a film screening and conversation centered on a cinematic adaptation of a book that fits the Rock & Read theme.
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist
RSVP required | Call 816.701.3683 or email email@example.com
This year's Read It / Watch It precedes the July 20 Off-the-Wall Film presentation. Participants are encouraged (but not required) to read the source book prior to the discussion. This discussion is open to both adults and teens.
July 20 Off-the-Wall screening >