Library Book Clubs

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 February, they will be discussing A Gathering of Secrets by Linda Castillo. 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, February 12 at 3 PM.

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. Our group is currently full. Please contact Sara at 262-335-5151, ext. 5259 or by email at sdavister@westbendlibrary.org for more information or to be put on a waiting list.. 

The group will next meet on Wednesday, February 12 at 6:30 PM. The location is to be determined. For February they will be reading Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka.

Clue Mystery Book Club 

The Clue Mystery Book Club meets the second Tuesday of each month to discuss a variety of mystery novels. For February, they will be discussing The Night Bird by Brian Freeman. 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, February 11 at 5:30 PM.

Thursday Book Club

The Thursday Book Club meets the third Thursday morning of each month at the West Bend Library. This group reads a variety of titles, including fiction and nonfiction. For February, they are are reading Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule by Jennifer Chiaverini. 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 Thursday, February 20 at 10 AM.

Readventurers Book Club

The Readventurers Book Club meets the third Thursday evening of each month here at the library. The group reads a variety of literary fiction and nonfiction titles. For February, the group will meet on Thursday, February 20 at 6:30 PM. They are reading Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn. Email Sara at sdavister@westbendlibrary.org for more information.

Book Bags Book Club

The Book Bags Book Club is open to everyone and this group meets the fourth Wednesday of each month. The members bring their own books to discuss and share. 

The next meeting will be Wednesday, February 26 at 1 PM. This group usually meets in the Second Floor Conference Room at the library. They are looking for new people to join their group. Each month there is no required reading. Simply come to talk about books you have enjoyed or what you are currently reading! 

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!). 

The next meeting will be Monday, February 24 at 6:30 PM at Blondiepop in West Bend. The group will be reading Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman. For more information, please contact Sara at sdavister@westbendlibrary.org.

   
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