Downtowners Book Group

When: Every Third Wednesday at Noon (unless otherwise noted, see individual listings)
Where: Central Library, President's Office
Contact: Kaite Stover at 816.701.3683

The Downtowners book group discusses a lively mix of fiction, nonfiction, classics, and genres.


July 20
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

August 17
Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

September 21
Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS by Joby Warrick

October 19: To be announced...

November 16
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

December 14: Readers' Roundup

See our previous selections >

Group Leader

Kaite Stover

Kaite Stover is the Director of Readers' Services for the Kansas City Public Library, where she serves as the resident expert on book groups. She hosts workshops and presentations nationwide that focus on improved book group experiences. Booklist magazine publishes her side of its regular column "He Reads/She Reads." For more info on the Downtowners Book Group, contact Kaite Stover at 816.701.3683.

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