Book Groups

Book group meeting

The Kansas City Public Library features book groups on a regular basis.

Book discussion groups meet according to a regular schedule and in compliance with Library meeting room policies, unless otherwise noted.

Book Bags

Check out the list of books available to be discussed in our book groups. Request a book bag from our Readers Services staff today!

Outside Book Groups

FYI Book Group

Dates, times, and locations vary

Bluford Branch

Black Classics

Fourth Saturdays every other month at 2:30 p.m.

Central Library


Third Wednesdays at 12 p.m.

KC Tween Book Group

Third Tuesdays at 5 p.m.

Sci-Fi Bytes

Fourth Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m.

Silver & Gold Readers

Fourth Thursdays at 2 p.m.

North-East Branch

North-East Book Group

First Sundays at 2 p.m.

Plaza Branch

Great Books KC

Last Fridays at 7 p.m.

Plaza Book Group

Third Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

Queer Voices

Third Tuesdays at 6 p.m.

Ruiz Branch

Ruiz Readers

First Thursdays of even months at 6:00 p.m.

Southeast Branch

Fantastic Voyages

First Tuesdays at 4 p.m..

Sugar Creek Branch

After Lunch

Second Thursdays at 3 p.m.

Trails West Branch


Third Saturdays at 2 p.m.

Waldo Branch

Books and Brews

Third Thursdays at 6 p.m.

Fiction Addiction

Third Wednesdays at 2 p.m.

Mysterious Undertakings

First Mondays at 6:30 p.m.

Westport Branch

Between the Lines

First Fridays at 12 p.m.