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 Online Book Clubs



Start reading books by email! Each day you'll receive a 5-minute portion of a book. By the end of the week, you’ll have completed 2 to 3 chapters. If you like what you read, you can finish the book by checking it out from the NPL catalog. Each week will feature a new book. Sign up for as many free Book Club emails as you like.


Book Club Kits


The Norfolk Public Library provides book club kits that contain everything your book club needs to enjoy reading and discussing your next book. The book kits are currently available for check out at two library locations, Pretlow Anchor Branch Library and Little Creek Branch Library.

Each kit contains 10 copies of a book, discussion questions, author biography, and a book sign-up sheet for leader to keep track of the book.

View the NPL Book Club Kits currently available or register your book club.

Branch Book Clubs

Meet new friends, engage in lively conversations, and sink your nose into great books at Book Clubs in NPL's branches.

Book Club Bingo APPsizeJoin us for Book Club Bingo at Jordan-Newby Branch through the end of May for a chance to win a Kindle Fire!

Book Club Bingo is easy and fun for all ages and reading levels. Each month, read a matching book, record the title and write a short paragraph. Bring in your Book Bingo Card and book review to the Jordan-Newby Branch to have your card marked for credit. Get five in a row for BINGO: a chance to win a Kindle Fire. The drawing will be held on May 27, 2017. 

Download your Book Bingo Card, or pick one up in branch!

A list of the upcoming book clubs events can be viewed below:

Van Wyck Book Club

Poetry Month

If you're interested in the Van Wyck Book Club, join our Facebook Group at We're a fun group that meets monthly!

April is Poetry Month. We're going to focus on Dorothy Parker. Choose a favorite poem to share with the group and discuss. 

Want to learn more about Dorothy Parker beyond her poetry? 
Try one of these titles (all available from NPL): 
-Dorothy Parker: In Her Own Words 
-Dorothy Parker Drank Here: A Novel
-Doroth Parker: What Fresh Hell is This?
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