Looking for discussion guides, good ideas for reading groups or just a good book to read? Try these online resources for social readers.
Book Club Networking
Book Discussion Guides
- African American Literature Book Club
- Reading Group Choices
- Reading Group Guides
- Book Club in a Box
Publisher's Reading Guides
- Online Book Club's Chapter-a-Day
- Readers Read (This site includes children's and youth choices too.)
- New York Times' First Chapters
Television Book Clubs
- Masterpiece Theatre Book Club (PBS)
- The Today Show Book Club
- The Oprah Winfrey Show's Oprah's Books
- Al Roker's Book Club for Kids
Online Radio Magazines
Professional ("Think Like a Librarian") Resources
- Booklist (Book reviews from the American Library Association)
- Publisher's Weekly (Full of short reviews of new and soon-to-be released titles, "PW" has appeared weekly for 136 years. Now sponsors the annual Quill Awards determined by readers' choice.)
A Quick Thought: Local Book Clubs
Patrons are always looking for local book clubs. If you have a book club that would like to share it's meeting schedule with new potential members please send the following information to SuzAnne@dscl.org:
- What your schedule is.
- Current and upcoming selections.
- Contact information.
- Membership requirements (Neighborhood, Gender, Reading Preferences, etc.).