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 bookclub? Or are you interested in starting one? Purchase your books through us! Each member of the bookclub receives a discount on their club purchase (5 or more). Plus, our meeting room rental is waived for book club participants. See Parties & Events.
CHILDREN'S Book Clubs
Advance Reader's Copy (ARC) Clubs - Elementary (3rd - 4th/5th*), Middle Grade (5th*/6th-7th) & TEEN 7th & up
The ARC club is in it's 4th year, and growing! Children are invited to join us and read books that have not yet been published. Then, through reviews and group discussion, help us choose what books to put on our shelves! Children receive a minimum of two books per month, and receive goodies at the last meeting, plus more books! Children are also invited to special private meet & greets with any authors visiting the shop.
Fall/Winter and Winter/Spring sessions are 4 months and costs $30.00 per child. Summer session is 3 months and costs $25 per child.
Fall/Winter: September, October, November & December. Winter/Spring: January, February, March & April Summer: June, July & August
Space is limited to 10 students per group.
* 5th grade - parents choose which group they would fit best based on their reading proficiency & age. Middle grade group may have more adult themed titles.
Sci-Fi/Fantasy/ Book Club - for teens/young adults - NEW/Revised!
Meets once every 4 to 6 weeks. Each meeting is a stand alone event, come to one, come to all!
Teen Book Clubs
NEW! Not Your Parents Pick Book Club - Hosted by teens! Alternating leader, begins in September!
ARC Book Club - Teens only (See above) 8th grade & up
ADULT Book Clubs (18 & over):
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 H.
K's Bookclub selects fiction titles, genre varies. K's bookclub meets one time every other month. Day of week may vary. Led by LPB staff, Kirsten H.
Classics With a Twist Book Club. Tackling titles from Tim Federle's Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails With a Literary Twist. Meets every other month, on Friday nights. Enjoy a book, and a drink! Suggested $1 donation for drinks to host. Led by LPB Member, Theresa H.
NEW! YA for the Young at Heart Adult - a new book club hosted by LPB Member, Jill B. A book club for persons ages 18 and up. Will meet every other month to discuss YA selections on a Friday evenings (alternate months with Classic With a Twist Book Club). Stand alone meetings, each time we will discuss a new book!
NEW! Fans of Non-Fiction Book Club - a new 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 along meetings, each time we will discuss a new book!
Please note: It is our policy that you purchase a copy of the book from Let's Play Books Bookstore prior to participation. If you already own a copy, we'll help you donate your copy to a local organization. We are a bookstore, not a library - we receive no funding, no subsidies, etc. Please help us stay open and operating!
Podcast Book Club - currently not meeting. Stay tuned! Every month, join Cathryn to talk about a book relating to a podcast. From true crime and conspiracy to human interest and history, an array of topics will be covered. Books chosen may be both fiction and nonfiction. Listen to the podcast, read the book, and come prepared to chat about both!