Library Book Clubs

While the library is open, some of our book clubs are still meeting with masking and social distance requirements. No more than 12 people are currently allowed in the library's Story Room. 

The West Bend Library hosts a variety of Book Clubs which are open to the public. Some of the groups are currently full. We will take names for waiting lists, however. See below for more information:

Once Upon a Crime Book Club

The Once Upon a Crime Book Club meets the second Wednesday of each month to discuss a variety of mystery novels. For November, they will be discussing Bury Your Dead by Louise Penny.  This group is currently full. Please contact Susan at 262-335-5151, ext. 5258 or email srobbins@westbendlibrary.org for more information.

This group will next be meeting on Wednesday, November 11 at 3 PM at the library.

Books and Beers Book Club

The Books and Beers Book Club is for adults who have a love of food, drink, and literature. This group meets outside the library at local restaurants and pubs each month to discuss the books they read. The group meets in the second Wednesday of each month. Currently, this group is on hiatus until spring 2021 due to COVID-19.

Clue Mystery Book Club 

The Clue Mystery Book Club meets the second Tuesday of each month to discuss a variety of mystery novels. For December, they will be having a reader's choice discussion. This group is currently full. Please contact Susan at 262-335-5151, ext. 5258 or email srobbins@westbendlibrary.org for more information.

This group will meet next on Tuesday, December 15 at 5:30 PM.

Thursday Book Club

The Thursday Book Club meets the third Thursday morning of each month at the West Bend Library at 10 AM. This group reads a variety of titles, including fiction and nonfiction. This book club will resume meeting in 2021. 

Readventurers Book Club

The Readventurers Book Club meets the third Thursday evening of each month here at the library at 6:30 PM. The group reads a variety of literary fiction and nonfiction titles. For November, they are reading The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon.

It is possible their meetings will be canceled due to COVID. 

Books on Tap Book Club

We are excited to try our new Books on Tap Book Club! This group just started in January and will meet the 4th Monday of every month at local coffee shops and pubs in West Bend. The idea is to share a fun discussion of books and enjoy a beverage of your choice (soda, water, wine, beer, coffee, whatever you want!). This group has been meeting at the library, which is subject to change. For November 23 at 6:30 PM, they will be discussing Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid. 

They will have no December meeting due to the holidays. 

   
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