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.
- Mar. 11: Beartown by Fredrik Backman
- Apr. 8: The Elegance of a Hedgehog by Murial Barbery
- May 6: Never Let Me Go, by Kazou Ishiguro - Date Change due to Mother’s Day
- Jun. 10: Rabbit, Run, by John Updike
- Jul. 8: Strangers on a Train, by Patricia Highsmith
- Aug. 12: Nostromo, by Joseph Conrad
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.
- Mar. 26
- Apr. 23
- May 22
- Jun. 26
- Jul. 24
- Aug. 22
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:
- Apr. 2: Books from Your Childhood
- May 7: Tales from Across the Pond - UK Authors
- Jun. 4: Biographies and Autobiographies
- Jul. 2: Free Read
- Aug.: No meeting
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.
April & May’s book club will meet at Arborlawn United Methodist Church, 5001 Briarhaven Rd Room #222, 79109, while the library undergoes flooring updates. For information about the updates, click here
- Apr. 2: A Gentleman in Moscow, by Amor Towles
- May 7: Manhattan Beach, by Jennifer Egan
- Jun. 4: My Name is Lucy Barton, by Elizabeth Strout
- Jul. 9: Sins of the Younger Sons, by Jan Reid
- Aug. 6: The Nightingale, by Kristin Hannah
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.
- Apr. 2: Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth by Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer
- May 7: The Taking of K-129: How the CIA Used Howard Hughes to Steal a Russian Sub in the Most Daring Covert Operation in History, by Josh Dean
- Jun. 4: Truman, by David McCullough
- Jul. 2: Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother’s Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South, Beth Macy
- Aug. 6: The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun, by Gretchen Rubin
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.
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Last updated: March 7, 2018