Book Groups and KCL's Book Club Collection

You can pick up a copy of each group's book at the Reference Desk. If you'd like your copy delivered to a branch library, call the Reference Desk at (541)882-8894 ext. 18.

Real Reads Book Group

First Saturday of every month at 3pm

The group tackles a variety of current social issues – race, gender, immigration, poverty, criminal justice, and more – with nonfiction and memoir titles.

Upcoming Discussions:

June 1 Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water by Marc Reisner
(Since this is a lot of book (nearly 600 pages, including the index and citations!), we'll only be reading and discussing the first six chapters or so.)
[This title is also immediately available as an audiobook through Hoopla.]

July 6 Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water by Marc Reisner (Chapters 7-12 & epilogue)

Mystery Readers

Third Thursday of every month at 4pm

The perfect book club if you love a good mystery! The group will be reading a wide range of mysteries from cozy whodunits to fast-paced thrillers to true crime.

Upcoming Discussions:

May 16 The Guest Room by Chris Bohjalian

The Mystery Readers will be taking June, July and August off! See you in September.

Book to Film

Last Thursday of every month at 5:30pm

The Book to Film Book Group returns! At each meeting we'll watch a book's film adaptation and discuss how it compares to the original text.

Upcoming Discussions:

May 30 If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin 
[The film is rated R and runs for 1 hour, 59 minutes.]

Local Book Clubs

The library has a collection that local book clubs and organizations can use. We have 5-10 copies of each title and can provide you with background and discussion questions.

Adult Book Club Titles (updated 2/23/2024)

Youth and Teen Book Club Titles

Contact Amanda for more information about availability and reservations at (541)882-8894 ext. 29 or