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.


May 20
Margot by Jillian Cantor

June 17
S. by by Doug Dorst and J.J. Abrams

July 15
The Last Cattle Drive by Robert Day

August 19
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

September 16
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

October 21
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia by Candace Fleming

November 18
The Martian by Andy Weir

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.