How to Start a Book Club

Book Clubs encourage you to read more, or to discover wonderful new books that you might not have chosen on your own. Most people join a book club, or start their own, in order to have fun, make friends, and challenge their minds!

Do you have a few friends, family members, neighbors, or co-workers who like to read? Then you have all you need to start your own book group! The Highland Park Public Library's Readers’ Advisors have put together a useful guide to starting a book club of your very own, offering tips on book selection, library resources, research tools, ground rules, meeting format, and how to hold lively but focused discussions!