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Book Clubs

Our Schedule is Booked!Your Temple Public Library offers a variety of book clubs to meet your reading needs. From the classics to contemporary, we are here to keep you engaged and reading (or listening). 


Great Books Club 
Great Books focuses on short readings by historians and philosophers of Western civilization. Copies of the stories are provided to members.
2nd Monday | 6:30PM ONLINE
Contact: mgaines@templetx.gov

  • February: Good Country People - Flannery O'Connor
  • March: A World Split Apart – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  • April:  Brave New World – Aldous Huxley

Second Look Book Club 

Join us every first Monday as we read books that were best-sellers when first released. These books were so good, they are worth a second look.
1st Monday  | 6:30PM ONLINE
Contact: mgaines@templetx.gov


  • February: Normal People - Sally Rooney
  • March: Leaving the Atocha Station – Ben Lerner
  • April: The Nickel Boys – Colson Whitehead
  • May: Convenience Store Woman – Sayaka Murata

Short Story Reading Group

The club reads short story selections by well-known authors. Copies of the stories are provided to members.
3rd Monday | 6:30PM ONLINE
Contact: mgaines@templetx.gov


  • February - CANCELED
  • March: Funes, the Memorious – Jorge Luis Borges
  • April: Fall River Wife – Peter Orner

Wandering Reads 
Subscribe to have a book selected for you based on your preferences and the month's travel-related theme, and then join us for an in-person discussion. 
Join here https://forms.office.com/g/wrpfBUVxyS to start your journey!
Contact: Sscherer@templetx.gov


  • March - Time is a Flat Circle? (TIME TRAVEL!)
  • April - Exile (Books about displacement, conflict, survival)

Women Authors Book Club
This group is for reading, sharing, and discussing  novels written by female authors across all genres. 
4th Monday | 2nd Floor | 5:30PM
Contact: Sscherer@templetx.gov



  • February: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • March: Funes, the Memorious – Jorge Luis Borges
  • April: Fall River Wife – Peter Orner

Matched! 
Let our librarians match you with your new read every other month based on your preferences and interests. 
Complete this form https://forms.office.com/g/EXqHas5427 to get your next perfect read!

Contact: Sscherer@templetx.gov



All meetings are open to anyone who would like to come and discuss the current selection. The Library may not be able to supply copies for all attendees, but please use the contact information listed above to find out more information about obtaining a copy.

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