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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.

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

Be an Illustrator

  • Date: 05/27/2017 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Location: Slover Library
    235 E. Plume Street
    Norfolk, Virginia 23510
  • Introduction: For four weeks, a group of readers will come together to review a chapter of a new mystery and illustrate it to possibly publish online!

Be part of a book club and review a brand new mystery!

For four weeks, a small group of readers aged 6-13 will come together to review a chapter of a brand new book soon to be published. The readers will discuss the chapter and come up with a scene they would like to draw. Under the direction of a professional artist, they will try their hand at drawing the scene. Some drawings may be included in the book or on the website.  Don’t miss this opportunity!! 

*This is a multi-session program and attendees will need to be present for at least three of the four program dates. 

May 6, 13, 20, 27. 

Registration Required. In person or by phone. 757- 431-7437 .

Book Synopsis:
Lizzy Roane and the Mysterious Locket by Tina Micula
Lizzy is celebrating! She recently stopped an old woman from being mugged in front of the St James Street Bank and became a hero. While she is having a special tea with her mum at McVitie’s Tea Shop to celebrate, she witnesses a sinister looking man and a beautiful lady dressed in emerald green who is trying to escape him.Will Lizzy once again have to play hero?
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