Library-Led Book Groups

Join your neighbors and friends for library-led book discussions happening virtually via Zoom. Visit to register!

Library-led book groups

  • New! Anti-Racist Book Group. This collaborative monthly virtual program joins staff and patrons from the Austin Branch of the Chicago Public Library and the Oak Park Public Library.
  • Books & Brews is an opportunity for anyone age 21+ to meet new friends, discuss new books outside of the library. 
  • Brown Bag is a lunchtime mystery lover’s book group. Pack your own lunch and join us to discuss these suspenseful stories. 
  • New Moms Book Group is especially for new parents. Ditch the “mom guilt” and join other adults to keep exploring and discussing your interests. 
  • Read & Reflect shares a thoughtful selection of nonfiction titles ripe for meaningful discussion. 
  • New! Teen Book Club is organized by teens for teens and discusses titles in all genres. Hosted by the Leading Edge Teen Advisory Board.
  • Words on Wednesday inspires stimulating conversation about fiction and nonfiction titles.

Supporting local book clubs

We check out Book Club Kits, support you when hosting your own Zoom virtual meetings (held through the library), and provide custom title recommendations—all to help keep you and your own book club together and on top of what’s new and buzzworthy! Learn more about support for local book clubs »

What we suggest

Looking for more Oak Park librarian recommendations by genres and topics? See what we suggest »

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