Book Groups

Consider joining one of our Book Groups and extend the pleasure of your reading by discussing it with others.

Main Library

Bibliobites Book Group - A Book Group with a culinary focus, meets the last last Friday of the month at 11 am.

Evening book discussion group meets at 7 p.m. usually on the first Monday of each month (with the exception of Monday holidays and summer months)

Morning book group meets at 10 a.m. on the third Wednesday of each month

History Book Group
meets at 7 p.m. usually on the last Thursday of the month

"Friday Fiction" our seasonal readers advisory program

Teen Book Groups -visit the teen webpage


MacKay Branch

Novel Conversations Book Group
Mystery Group

Book Groups In the Area

For residents of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA, there are a few ways to find local book clubs:

  • Books groups at the Library are listed above, and are either run by library staff or just meet at the library
  • The website lists book clubs near the 01824 zip code
  • A feature on is LibraryThing Local, to search for local book events (including book group meetings)
  • The website lists book-related groups near the 01824
  • The website also lists book groups, but requires users to create an account

For residents of Chelmsford, Essex, England, beyond the resources listed above, there is also:

A listing of Online Book Clubs, which don't meet in person and happen entirely online:

  • - an online community for book lovers
  • Goodreads - online community to share book recommendations amongst friends and keep track of what you've read

Resources for Discussion Groups

Book Club Kits available through the Library -- To request a Book Club Kit, please contact the Circulation Desk 978-256-5521 x210
Reading Suggestions and Book Resources
Selected Web resources for book discussion groups
List of Popular titles for book discussion groups
Books we have read for past book groups