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For book clubs

There are many resources out there to help you start a new book club and keep your book club running.

Where readers come together

Book clubs are a fun and engaging way to talk about books, meet new people, and explore new genres. Consider joining one offered by the Library or a neighbourhood/community club, or start one of your own. 

Starting a book club

New to book clubs? Want to start your own or join another? Here are some resources to help you get the lay of the land. Every book club will have its own way to do things, but generally they follow a similar format.

Books WPL staff recommend for book club discussions

The sleeping car porter
The full catastrophe by Méira Cook
Hello beautiful by Ann Napolitano
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones
Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese

Websites for book selection ideas

With so many books out there to read, it can be challenging to pick titles. How do you know what one will generate discussion? Start with these sites.

Book club discussion guides

You've read your book and need to lead the discussion. These sites offer reading discussion guides. 

Book Club Kits you can borrow

Time to Read - Winnipeg Public Library's podcast book club

Books focused on book clubs

Book Club Companion
Reading Group Handbook
Book Club Bible