Book Clubs

​​​​​​​Are you looking for a place to discuss your latest reads? Virginia Beach Public Library offers two types of book clubs.
  • Now Read This: Read a selected book each month. 
  • ​Read and Share: Discuss anything you have been reading. 

Search the online calendar for book club event listings.

Book Club Kits
​Book club kits are now available to community book clubs. To obtain a 10 book kit, fill out a request form​.

​Now Read This Book Selections

Kempsville Area Library
Adults, 18+

Sept. - Pearl that Broke Its Shell by Nadia Hashimi
Oct. - Some Luck by Jane Smiley
Nov. - Everthing I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
Dec. - The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton
Jan. - The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
Feb. - Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House by Kate Andersen Brower
Mar. - Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Apr. - The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman
May - The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey by Buck Rinker
Jun. - My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Backman
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
History Comes Alive Book Club
Adults, 18+

Dec. - The Dollhouse by Fiona Davis
Apr. - A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner
Princess Anne Area Library
Adults, 18+

Oct. - The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
Nov. - In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware
Dec. - Holy Cow by David Duchovny
Jan. - House Rules by Jodi Picoult
Feb. - The Dinner by Herman Koch
Mar. - A Mercy by Toni Morrison
Apr. - Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
May - The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
Jun. - Neverhome by Laird Hunt

Pungo-Blackwater Area Library
Adults, 18+

Sept. - Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
Oct. - The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Nov. - Reader's Choice
Dec. - Holiday Party
Jan. - Eligible by Curtis Sittenfield
Feb. - The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman
Mar. - My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrick Backman
Apr. - American Heiress by Daisy Goodwin
May - The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
Jun. - The Circle by Dave Eggers

Genealogy Book Club

Meeting locations vary. Check the library event calendar for times.

Want to chat about these books from the comfort of your own home? Join our online book club on Goodreads.


 - Somerset Homecoming by Dorothy Redford
 - Running Away to Home by Jennifer Wilson

 Upcoming Book Club Meetings

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