Book Group Links

Chelmsford Public Library Reading Groups

Online Book Clubs

  • Chapter-a-Day - an online book club that delivers the story to you via e-mail
  • ReadersCircle.org - online directory for book clubs and reading groups of all kinds, serving the US, Canada, and Australia
  • Goodreads - online community to share book recommendations amongst friends and keep track of what you've read

Book Group Resources

  • LitLovers.com - Provides resources for avid readers and book clubs alike including Reading Group Activities, Suggestions for Leading a Book Club Discussion, Guides for How to Start a Children's Book Club, and Menu Ideas for Starting a Book Club
  • The National Book Critics Circle - Founded in 1974 and consisting of 700+ book reviewers, this site elects top books in 5 general categories and also has links to other relevant book review websites
  • Montgomergy County Public Library (MD)'s Readers' Cafe - Lots of readers resources and book lists, including lists for international books, and Latin American and American Latino writers
  • Bookdaily.com - Read the first chapter of any book for free in your email

How to Start a Book Group

  • Book Clubs Resource - This resource has informative sections on "What is a book Club", "Running a Book Club", and "Reading Resources"
  • Mostly, We Eat - a collection of web resources for book groups presented by a book group that has been meeting since 1993

Reading Group Guides