Book Clubs

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Love to Read?

Join a Tempe Public Library book club!

Find specific dates and details in our library event calendar.

Coffee, Tea, and Books Coffee Tea and Books Book Club

Contemporary Book Discussion

Meets the 3rd Monday of the Month (*unless otherwise noted)

Connections Café - 6:30–8 p.m.

  • Jan. 28* - Hannah Coulter by Wendell Berry
  • Feb. 25*Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese

Great Books Great Books

Reading Great Books Foundation material

Meets the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the Month

Connections Café - 6–8 p.m.

  • Jan. 9 - The Sorrows of a Young Werther by Goethe (Penguin Classics: Translated by Michael Hulse)
  • Jan. 23I Stand Here Ironing by Tillie Olsen
  • Feb. 13Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich; What Work Is by Philip Levine
  • Feb. 27Betting on Men by Joan Frank

These selections are from Great Books Foundation publications and may be ordered at (800-222-5870) or on

Find books published by the Great Books Foundation in our catalog.

Mystery Club Mystery Club-800x800

For die-hard mystery fans

Meets the 1st Saturday of the month

Connections Café - 10 a.m.–Noon

  • Feb. 2Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz

Find more mystery novels in our catalog.

Nonfiction Read and Tell 

For nonfiction lovers

Meets the 2nd Saturday of the month

Meeting Room B - 2–3 p.m.

  • Jan. 12
  • Feb. 9