Join one of our lively book discussion groups and share your love of reading with others! Please contact individual locations for more details.
Central Library Book Group
Meets: Second Sunday of the month at 1:30 p.m. in the Board Room on the bottom floor of the library.
All are welcome to gather and converse about the selected book of the month. You are also encouraged to suggest book titles for upcoming months. No need to pre-register. Call 817-392-7701 for more information.
- Jan. 14: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
- Feb. 11: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
- Mar. 11: Beartown by Fredrik Backman
- Apr. 8: The Elegance of a Hedgehog by Murial Barbery
East Regional Library Book Club
Meets: Fourth Tuesday of the month, 10:30 a.m.
Our Book Club has just recently started and we would love for you to participate. We are open-minded, with no rules about what to read. Discuss your favorite reads whatever they may be. No-need to register, just show up! For more information call 817-392-5550.
- Dec. 26
- Jan. 22
- Feb. 26
- Mar. 26
- Apr. 23
Ridglea Branch Avid Readers Club
Meets: First Monday of the month, 1:00 p.m.
Our group loves to talk about books! Our reading tastes vary widely, so everyone just brings in a stack of their recent reads and shares them with the group. We frequently discuss nonfiction, and select a variety of books to read around a theme, such as History, Mystery or Travel. No need to pre-register. Call 817-392-6631 for more information. Our upcoming themes are:
- Jan. 8: Free Read - Date Change due to New Year’s Holiday
- Feb. 5: Mysteries
- Mar. 5: Strong Women in History
- Apr. 2: Books from Your Childhood
Southwest Regional Library Jim Lee Book Club
Meets: First Monday of the month, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
The Jim Lee Book Club discusses an eclectic selection of adult books. No need to pre-register—all are welcome to drop in. Call 817-392-5860 for more information.
- Jan. 8: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders - Date Change due to New Year’s Holiday
- Feb. 5: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
- Mar. 5: The Girls of the Golden West by James Ward Lee
- Apr. 2: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
Summerglen Branch Non-Fiction Book Club
Meets: First Monday of the month, 6:30 p.m.
No ground rules about what we read—whatever non-fiction sounds interesting. Group members select the titles. Library staff provides reading group questions. You’re welcome to join us even if you haven’t read this month’s selection. No need to pre-register. For more information, call 817-392-5970.
- Jan. 8: The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son on Life, Love, and Loss by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt - Date Change due to New Year’s Holiday
- Feb. 5: Waiting to be Heard by Amanda Knox
- Mar. 5: An Invisible Thread: The True Story of an 11-Year-Old Panhandler, a Busy Sales Executive, and an Unlikely Meeting with Destiny by Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski
- Apr. 2: Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth by Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer
The Book Group @ Summerglen
Meets: Third Monday of the month, 6:30 p.m.
No ground rules about what we read—whatever fiction sounds interesting. Group members select the titles. Library staff provides reading group questions. You’re welcome to join us even if you haven’t read this month’s selection. No need to pre-register. For more information, call 817-392-5970.
- Dec. 18: The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules by Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg, translated from Swedish by Rod Bradbury
- Jan. 22: Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloane - Date Change due to MLK Holiday
- Feb. 19: The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir by Jennifer Ryan
- Mar. 19: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
- Apr. 16: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
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Last updated: Dec. 11, 2017