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, all book club activities and meetings are cancelled/on hold indefinitely due to COVID-19 Guidelines.
This includes getting ILL copies of the books to check out.**

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! 


2:00 PM, usually on the third Saturday of each month.

May 16 - "Fever Dream" by Samantha Schweblin
June 20 - "Shrill" by Lindy West
July 18 - "Alone Came a Spider" by James Patterson
Aug TBD - "News of the World" by Paulette Jiles
Sep. 19 - "Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate
Oct. TBD - " Real Murders" by Charlaine Harris
Nov. 21 - "The Library Book" by Susan Orlean
Dec. 19 - "Difficult Women" by Roxanne Gay


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! 


6:30 PM - 8:00 PM, usually on the third Thursday of each month.

May 28 - "Where the Crawdad Sings" by Delia Owens
June 25 - "Someone Knows My Name" by Lawrence Hill
July 23 - "Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate
Aug. 27 - "The Long Call" by Ann Cleeves
Sep. 24 - "Bluebird Bluebird" by Attica Locke
Oct. 22 - "Educated" by Tara Westover
Nov. 19 - "Bruno, Chief of Police" by Martin Walker
Dec. 17 - Choose your own Christmas story or poem


Chris -
Joyce - (903) 261-3061

Young @ Heart

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


6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, usually on the first Tuesday of each month.

May 5 - "The Lie Will Kill You" by Chelsea Pitcher
June 2 - "Brightest Kind of Darkness" by P.T. Mitchell
July 7 - "Skinny" by Ibi Kaslik
Aug. 4 - "Skyward" by Brandon Sanderson
Sep. 1 - "The Invisible Library" by Genevieve Cogman
Oct. 6 - "Speak" by Laurie Halse Anderson"
Nov. 3 - "Black Wings Beating" by Alex London
Dec. 1 - "What If It's Us" by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera


Liz -