Common Grounds Book Group 
A focus on contemporary American authors of fiction and nonfiction who explore modern issues.
Last Saturday of every other month at 11 a.m.
Downtowners Book Group 
A lively mix of fiction, nonfiction, classics, and genres.
Every Third Wednesday at Noon
Women Who Dare Book Group 
Fiction and nonfiction by and about ordinary women experiencing extraordinary challenges.
Every Second Tuesday at 6 p.m.
Black Classics Book Group 
Devoted to reading and discussing works written by African or African American authors that can be considered great classics—these include outstanding works of fiction, poetry, drama and non-fiction.
Second Saturday in: February, April, June, August, October, and December; at 2:30 p.m.
Heat of the Night Book Group 
Reads and discusses mystery novels written by African American or African authors, or featuring an African-American or African detective.
Second Saturday in: January, March, May, July, September, and November; at 2:30 p.m.
North-East Book Group 
Every First Sunday at 2 p.m.
Read, Quilt, Talk! 
Discuss books and work on quilting projects. Beginners are welcome!
Second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m.
Barista's Book Group 
Every Third Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Stranger Than Fiction Book Group 
Sometimes humorous. Sometimes serious. Always nonfiction.
Every Fourth Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Friends of the Library Book Group 
A book group for the Friends of the Kansas City Public Library.
Fourth Monday of each month at 7 p.m.
Great Books KC Book Group 
Classic literature that has stood the test of time
Plaza Branch, Small meeting room
Last Friday of each month, 7 p.m. (unless noted otherwise)
Contact: Bernard Norcott-Mahany, 816.701.3482
Reading Schedule available at greatbookskc.blogspot.com .
Ruiz Readers 
First Thursday of the month at 6 p.m.
After Lunch 
Second and Fourth Thursdays at 1:30 p.m.
Sugar Creek Seniors 
Second & Fourth Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m. at the Fairmount Community Center, 217 South Cedar Avenue
Trailblazers Book Group 
Every Third Saturday at 2 p.m.
Fourth Tuesday Book Group 
Literary and newsworthy fiction and nonfiction
Every Fourth Tuesday at 6 p.m.
Literature in Translation 
Every Fourth Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
Mysterious Undertakings Book Group 
Contemporary and classic mysteries
Every First Monday at 6:30 p.m.
Waldo Library Readers' Circle 
A focus on in-depth discussion of selected short stories.
Every Wednesday from 12-1:30 p.m.
Between the Lines 
First Friday of every month at 12 p.m.
FYI Book Group 
The Kansas City Public Library coordinates this book group for The Kansas City Star’s FYI section. FYI Book Group discussions will be published in summary form in a later edition of The Star’s FYI section. RSVPs are required.