Join a Book Club

You know that feeling when you finish a book and just have to talk about it with someone? Join a Licking County Library book club. You'll have a guaranteed chunk of time every couple weeks to hang with literary folks and geek out over good books. Just pick up this month's title and show up!


Library Ladies Book Club | Buckeye Lake
No meetings required.  
February • The Confession Club: A Novel by Elizabeth Berg
March • Where'd You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple
April • The World According to Mr. Rogers by Fred Rogers

Teen Featured Book Club | Buckeye Lake
No meetings required.
February • The Expedition by Chris Babu
March • I'm Not Dying with You Tonight by Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal
April • His Hideous Heart by Adler Dahlia

Bookworm Book Club | Utica (Hervey Memorial)
No meetings required.
February • You, Me, and the Sea by Meg Donohue
March • Still Lives by Maria Hummel
April • The Summer Wives by Beatriz Williams

Inspirational Fiction Book Club| Buckeye Lake | 12pm   
February 4 • Whose Waves These Are by Amanda Dykes
March 3 • The Forgiving Jar by Wanda Brunsetter
April 7 • How Happiness Happens by Max Lucado

Next Chapter Book Club
 | 12:30pm 
Adults with developmental disabilities
February 4 & 18 | Downtown Newark | The Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog by John R. Erickson
March 3 | Downtown NewarkThe Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog by John R. Erickson
March 31 | West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)The Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog by John R. Erickson
April 7 | Hebron | The Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog by John R. Erickson
April 21 | Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock) | The Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog by John R. Erickson

Fiction Discussion Group | Downtown Newark | 6:30pm  
February 5 • The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
March 4 • The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff
April 1 • The Dakota by Tom Barbash

Miller Book Group | West Newark (Emerson R. Miller) | 5:30pm
February 12 • 11/22/63 by Stephen King
March 11 • The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee
April 8 • Recursion by Blake Crouch

Babcock Book Club | Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock) | 6:30pm
February 6 • Morning Glory by Sarah Jio
March 12 • Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
April 9 • News of the World by Paulette Jiles

Comic Book Teens | Utica (Hervey Memorial) | Teens | 3:30pm
February 20 • Prince of the Elves (Amulet Book 5) by Kazu Kibuishi
March 9 • Escape from Lucien (Amulet Book 6) by Kazu Kibuishi
April 13 • Firelight (Amulet Book 7) by Kazu Kibuishi

Ravenous Readers | Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock) | 6:30pm
Participants are encouraged to select and prepare a recipe, then bring it to share with the group on meeting night.
February 10 • Best Cook in the World: Tales From My Momma's Table by Rick Bragg
March 9 • Best Cook In The World: Tales From My Momma's Kitchen by Rick Bragg
April 13 • 5 Ingredients Quick & Easy Food by Jamie Oliver

Brit Lit Book Group | West Newark (Emerson R. Miller) | 5:30pm
February 19 • Innocent Traitor by Alison Weir
March 18 • Death in Focus by Anne Perry
April 15 • I've Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella

Booked to Death | Downtown Newark | 6:30pm
February 26 • The Last Place You Look by Kristen Lepoinka
March 25 • The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey 
April 22 • Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Licke

Bookmark Book Club | Hebron | 2pm  
February 27 • Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
March 26 • The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware
April 30 • Our House by Louise Candlish

LGBTQ Book Group | West Newark (Emerson R. Miller) | 6:30pm  
February 27 • Real Queer America: LGBTQ Stories from Red States by Samantha Allen
March 26 • White Houses by Amy Bloom
April 23 • I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver