10 Reasons Why You Should Join A Book Club!

Looking for something fun to do? Want to meet new friends? The Denver Public Library has several book clubs throughout the community. Take a look and join one today.

10 reasons why you should join:

1) It's FREE!

2) Meet new people

3) Read a good book!

4) Lively discussions and good debates

5) Read outside the box

6) A reason to turn off the TV

7) Take a break and get out of the house

8) Everyone's welcome

9) Learn something new

10) Learn to read critically and expand your communication skills

Have we convinced you yet?

Here are a couple to choose from.

This month the Bear Valley Branch Library has been reading Farewell, My Lovely by Raymond Chandler. Drop in Thursday, July 25 at 5 p.m. to join the discussion and watch the film, Murder, My Sweet, which is based on the book. The book for the following month will be Spider Bones by Kathy Reichs. The discussion will take place Thursday, August 22 at 6:30 p.m.

The Bear Valley Branch Library also hosts a Saturday morning book club. Join us for a cup a coffee and a lively discussion. We meet every other month on the second Saturday of the month. This month’s title is Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel - Saturday, September 14 at 10 a.m.

Join the folks at the Ross-University Hills Branch Library for a rousing book discussion. Please call 720-865-0955 for this month's title, Thursday, July 25 at 6:45 p.m.

The Smiley Branch Library welcomes any book lover interested in reading English-language works by Latina and Latino authors. For more information, visit the Las Comadres website. Under the Subscribe and Events tabs, click on Book Club sign up and view the books for upcoming months. The next meeting is Saturday, July 27 at 1 p.m.

This month the Ross-Broadway Branch Library is reading The Round House by Louise Erdrich. A discussion will take place on Tuesday, August 20 at 6:30 p.m.

See the complete list of DPL book clubs.

Written by Emily Funk on July 24, 2013


Anonymous on July 28, 2013


Nice! I never knew DPL had quite so many (and diverse) book clubs! Do staff run them or are they just community members coming together and talking?

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