Book Clubs

Book Clubs

There are multiple Book Clubs that meet at the Longview Public Library, and they would love to have you! 

** Please note, that due to COVID-19 and health/safety guidelines, book clubs have moved to virtual/online meetings for the time being. 
While book lists remain up to date, please contact the listed associate for details of meetings.**

Diverse Readers Book Club

If you're looking for a great, active book club to join, look no further! The Diverse Readers Book Club, formed by two of our own staff members, meets on the third Saturday of each month at 2:00 PM to discuss their chosen book(s), and they would love to have you! 


The Diverse Book Club has currently postponed all meetings at this time, but you're still welcome get a copy of the books on the reading lists. Please use contact info to get details on future meetings.

January 16 - "Fever Dream" by Samantha Schweblin
February 20 - "Shrill" by Lindy West
March 20 - "Along Came a Spider" by James Patterson


Christian - or (903) 237-1351

Informal Ladies Book Club

The Informal Ladies Book Club is a very diverse group of ladies who enjoy talking about, and laughing together over, the books they read and the experiences they share that relate to those books. They are an open book club and would love to have you join them. All are welcome! 


Meetings have currently moved to Zoom video conference. Please use contact info to get details on meetings.

Link: Zoom Meeting Room
Meeting ID: 735 7844 3751
Passcode: 428851

January 28 - "The Zookeeper's Wife" by Diane Ackerman
February 25 - "When Books Went to War" by Molly Guptill Manning
March 25 - "A Tree Grows In Brooklyn" by Betty Smith
April 22 - "Greenlights" by Matthew McConaughey
May 27 - "The Truths We Hold: An American Journey" by Kamala Harris
June 24 - "White Houses: A Novel" by Amy Bloom
July 22 - "The Secret Life of Groceries" by Benjamin Lorr
August 26 - "The Guest List: A Novel" by Lucy Foley
September 23 - " Certain Slant of Light" by Cynthia Thayer
October 28 - "Vision or Mirage: Saudi Arabia at the Crossroads" by David Rundell
November 18 - "The Prayer Box (A Carolina Chronicles Book 1)" by Lisa Wingate
December 16 - "The Giver of Stars" by Jo Jo Moyes


October -

Young @ Heart

A Book Club just for those who love Young Adult books! Young @ Heart is geared toward adults, but teens are also welcome. 


Meetings are currently held on the third Wednesday of every month at 6:30 PM, via Zoom video conference, or in person at Silver Grizzly Espresso in downtown Longview if not on Zoom.

Zoom info:
Meeting ID: 813 186 7437     Passcode: yah

Use contact info to get further details or inquire about meetings. Books will still be available for pickup at the library.


January 20 - Contemporary – "Truly Devious" by Maureen Johnson

February 17 - Sci-Fi – "The 5th Season" by N.K. Jemisin (diverse)

March 17 - Non-Fiction - "Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card" by Sara Saedi 

April 21 - LGBTQ+ - "The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza" by Shaun David Hutchinson 

May 19 - Fantasy/Historical Fiction – "Sky in the Deep" by Adrienne Young

June 16 - Diverse Fiction - "The Astonishing Color of After: by Emily X.R. Pan 


Liz -