Book Clubs

Many libraries have regular book club meetings. Please call the libraries below for details. 

Baldwinsville Public Library

Brewerton NOPL

Central Library

DeWitt Community Library

East Syracuse Free Library

Elbridge Free Library

Book Club for Adults
Meets monthly on the last Monday of each month

Fairmount Community Library

Fayetteville Free Library

Hazard Branch Library

Liverpool Public Library

Manlius Library

Bookmarks Book Club
Meets every 1st Tuesday
1:30 PM

Bookmarks is a book club for readers who want to read across a wide variety of genres.
Contact: Pam Gottheld See the Events calendar to register.

Mystery Lover’s Book Club
Meets every 4th Monday 
10:15 am

A book club for lovers of mysteries!
Contact: Pam Gottheld See the Events calendar to register.

Thrills & Chills Book Club
Meets every 4th Thursday
6:30 pm 

A book club for readers who love thrillers and horror novels!
Contact: Laura MajorSee the Events calendar to register.

Tween Snack Attack Book Club
Meets every 1st Monday
4:00 pm 

A book club for readers ages 9-13, where we will discuss a book and enjoy a tasty snack! Participants will receive a free book to keep.

Contact: Windy Cardarelli

Marcellus Free Library

Maxwell Memorial Library

Second Look
First Tuesday
5:30-6:30 PM

Maxwell's Second Look Book Club is for people who want to read beyond the bestseller lists. 

Unraveling Yarns 
Second Monday
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bring your needlework or other small craft and unravel a different plot each month. Newcomers and non-knitters welcome!

Between the Lines 
Fourth Monday
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The club reads a variety of genres, from literary fiction to suspenseful bestsellers.

North Syracuse NOPL

Onondaga Free Library

Paine Branch

Petit Branch

Salina Library

Skaneateles Library

BookBrowse Book Club 

Join the online BookBrowse Book Club for active book discussions, and sign up to get notified when new book discussions begin.

Learn more about BookBrowse

Book Club Kits

OCPL also offers circulating book club kits that are intended for the use of reading groups.

Search the OCPL Catalog for book club kits using the title of the book, and the word 'kit', or browse the book club kit collection by using the search terms "book club kits".

  • A kit includes 12 paperback books and 1 reader's guide with discussion questions, in a tote bag.
  • The entire kit is checked out to one person's library card, regardless of how many books the group needs.
  • Books and guide must all be returned together in the kit bag.
  • Patrons may place holds on the kits.
  • The loan period is SIX [6] WEEKS.
  • Kits may be renewed if no holds have been placed on the item.
  • Kits may be picked up and returned at any OCPL library.