Book Clubs

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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. All you have to do is select your local NPL Branch from the list below and sign up for as many free Book Club emails as you like.

Slover Memorial Library
Pretlow Anchor Branch
Barron F. Black Branch
Blyden Branch
Horace C. Downing Branch
Janaf Branch
Jordan-Newby Branch
Lafayette Branch
Larchmont Branch
Little Creek Branch
Park Place Branch
Van Wyck Branch

Book Club Kits

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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 clubs events can be viewed below:


EventDate/Time
10/01/2014 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10/27/2014 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
11/10/2014 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
11/17/2014 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
11/24/2014 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
09/19/2014 3:30 PM
10/03/2014 3:30 PM
10/17/2014 3:30 PM
11/07/2014 3:30 PM
11/21/2014 3:30 PM
12/05/2014 3:30 PM
12/19/2014 3:30 PM
09/18/2014 6:00 PM
10/16/2014 6:00 PM
11/20/2014 6:00 PM
12/18/2014 6:00 PM
10/09/2014 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
11/13/2014 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
12/11/2014 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
09/20/2014 11:30 AM