Book Clubs


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  • LitLovers ( A great resource for starting a book club, general discussion questions, reading guides to over 3,000 books, popular book lists, and highlights of book clubs from all over.
  • Reading Group Guides ( Offers several reading guides for books, and tips for book clubs.

General Questions to spark conversation

Tips for Virtual Conversations

  • Pick a platform (CCLS offers GoToMeeting for Member libraries)
  • Do a test run before your first session – have some people log-in to make sure all is working
  • Mute unless speaking
  • Have a moderator to encourage discussion by asking questions
  • Try out some of the polls or surveys during the discussion

Member Library Book Club Information

Clymer-French Creek Free Library

Adult Book Club 

First Thursday of the month at 7 pm

Contact Information:

Darwin R Barker Library Association in Fredonia 

Barker Library Book Club

We meet quarterly (usually February, May, August, and November) on the 2nd or 4th Saturday of the month at 2 pm.

Additional discussions for special events may be added

Contact information   Carey Caserta, Children’s and Young Adult Librarian, 

Dunkirk Public Library

Adult Book Club – A mix of fiction and nonfiction, both current and classic.

Second Wednesday of the Month Feb. – Dec.  DUNKIRK PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOK CLUB Group (12 Members) | Goodreads

Times – 6:00 pm

Contact Information – 716-366-2511, ask for Roberta or Cindy

Ellicottville Memorial Library

YA Book Club

Last Thursday of the month

Time: 4-5 pm

Contact Information – 

Fluvanna Free Library 

Book Club – A mix of titles

Last Friday of the Month 

Time: 1:00 pm 


James Prendergast Library

Books & Brews Book Club – Adult fiction books of various genres

Meets in person on the 2nd Wednesday at 5:30 pm at Brazil Lounge (10 E 4th Street) in Jamestown.

Contact – (716) 484-7135 Ext. 253 or

Lakewood Memorial Library 

The Third Tuesday Book Group – Mix of fiction and non-fiction. Books voted on in January.

Third Tuesday of each month from 2:30-3:30 pm via Zoom – check the website and Facebook Page for more info.

Mayville Library

Mayville Library Book Club – Variety of Fiction and Non-fiction

2nd Thursday of the month

Time- 7 pm  (Zoom for now)

Contact Information  Melissa Bartok  753-7362

Myers Library in Frewsburg

Monthly Book Club – meets every first Tuesday of the month at 3:30 pm.

Designated for a more mature audience, the group tends to read historical novels and occasional non-fiction books.

After Hours Book Club ( formerly 30-something book club) – meets on the 2nd or 3rd Thursday of the month as agreed by members during the meeting. 6:45 pm. 

This group of young people reads a broad spectrum of books – from young adults’ novels, fantasy, and sci-fi to current bestsellers on any topic.

Page Turners Book Club  Group for youth readers and meets once a month on Mondays, usually at 4:00. They read a little bit of everything and sometimes will read books that have been made into movies. If so, they watch the movie too. 

Patterson Library

Tween Book Club– Book discussions, crafts, and snacks for kids ages 8-12 and parents

Fourth Wednesday of the month

Time- 4-5 pm

Contact Information– Email 

Olean Public Library 

Brown Bag Book Club

Third Tuesday of every month at 12:30 pm

Contact Information Kim or the Information Desk for more information or 716-372-0200

Randolph Library

Bookclub– Everyone is invited and welcomed

Second Wednesday of the Month

Time- 6 pm

Contact Information– Director Mary 716-358-3712

Sinclairville Library

Adult Fiction Book Club – In person

Meets in person on the 3rd Monday (except when holiday, meets 2nd Monday) @ 7 pm

Young Adult Fiction Book Club

Meets in person on the 3rd Saturday @ 1 pm

This is not just for young adults. We just read young adult titles.

Adult Fiction Book Club – Virtual

Virtual on the last Monday of the month @ 6 pm

Book Club page that lists the titles for upcoming book clubs.

Contact Information –