Book Clubs

We host many book clubs, for children, teens and adults. Descriptions of the book clubs we host below. You may find information on the next selections on our event page.

Do you have a book club? Or are you interested in starting one? Purchase your books through us! Each member of the book club receives a discount on their club purchase (5 or more). Plus, our meeting room rental is waived for book clubs.

If you are LOCAL - purchase your books through the links attached to the book club below. Not too local? Use our Bookshop.org page to order and have the book shipped directly to your home! CLICK HERE to connect. 

NEW! 

Before the Coffee Gets Cold - Young/New Adult Bookclub: Ages 16 - 26

In this five-session book club, we will explore a variety of genres such as romance, mystery, historical, and realistic while also touching upon relevant topics including, mental health, social justice, and a diverse set of non-stereotypical life stories. Bring your favorite drink and join us every other Sunday for a chat before your coffee gets cold! 6/5, 6/19, 7/10, 7/24, 8/7*

*Group may decide to continue 

ADULT Book Clubs (18 & over):

Fans of Non-Fiction Book Club - book club hosted by LPB Member, Holly D. Will meet approximately every other month to discuss true stories - which are often stranger than fiction! Stand-alone sessions - each time we will discuss a new book! Meets every other month on Friday evenings. 

Fictional Tales of History -   Selects a variety of historical fiction novels (any time period!).  Will meet approximately every other month to discuss - new dates to be chosen!

XOXO Book Club - The XOXO meets on Thursday evenings, approximately every other month. Selected titles will explore romantic love and relationships - in their many forms - and include a guaranteed happy ending. Led by romance book blogger, Sadie B.  

Beyond the Book Book Club selects fiction or non-fiction titles that are timely, and are socially, politically or culturally significant. Beyond the Book Book Club meets approximately every other month, on Wednesday evenings. Led by LPB staff, Kirsten.

  

Family Book Clubs - child & caregiver

Read Together - Discuss Together: A new book discussion series for teens & adults.  The objective is to help educate as well as facilitate conversations our young teens want, and need, to have.  One or two selections chosen, caregivers to choose title. 

Past selections: The TALK Conversations about Race, Love & Truth by Wade & Cheryl Hudson 

 The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person by Frederick Joseph 

Children's Book Clubs 

Advance Reader's Copy (ARC) Clubs The ARC Clubs have been popular since we opened our doors and are now entering their 7th year!   Young readers make selections from books that have not yet been published.  Then, through reviews and group discussions, help us choose what books to put on our shelves. Readers review a minimum of two books per month, and receive goodies at the last meeting — plus more books!  Children are also invited to a special private meet & greet with any authors visiting the shop.  Please call the shop to register at 610-928-8600. Space is limited to 10 students per group. Sessions START in January (4 months) & September (4 months)

Summer Reading Clubs & Programs

Early Readers & Middle-Grade Readers - summer programs announced by May 10. Typically run June - August.
 

Teen Book Clubs

Not Your Parents' Pick Book Club - Hosted by teens!   - currently not running

Before the Coffee Gets Cold - Young/New Adult Book Club, Ages 16 - 26

In this five-session book club, we will explore a variety of genres such as romance, mystery, historical, and realistic while also touching upon relevant topics including, mental health, social justice, and a diverse set of non-stereotypical life stories. Bring your favorite drink and join us every other Sunday for a chat before your coffee gets cold! 6/5, 6/19, 7/10, 7/24, 8/7*

*Group may decide to continue