Book Clubs

Readings hosts a number of book clubs at our shops. Read on to find information about the different book clubs readers can join at our shops.


BOOK CLUBS AT READINGS STATE LIBRARY


Readings State Library runs four book clubs: the Readings State Library Fiction Book Club, the Readings State Library Underrated Fiction Book Club, the Readings State Library Nonfiction Book Club, and the Readings State Library Queer Book Club. All book clubs meet monthly in the shop to discuss a selection of books hand-picked by our experienced staff.

The two Readings State Library Fiction Book Club groups meet at 6.30pm on the third Tuesday, and fourth Tuesday of every month.

The Readings State Library Underrated Book Club meets at 6.30pm on the third Wednesday of every month.

The Readings State Library Nonfiction Book Club meets at 6.30pm on the first Wednesday of every month.

The Readings State Library Queer Book Club meets at 6.30pm on the second Wednesday of every month.

Membership for each book club is on a paid four-monthly basis, and costs $50. All of our State Library book clubs are currently full.

If you have any queries about the Readings State Library book clubs, please email bookclub@readings.com.au.


BOOK CLUBS AT READINGS ST KILDA


Readings St Kilda runs four book clubs for adult readers each year: the Readings St Kilda Contemporary Fiction Book Club, the Readings St Kilda Queer Book Club, the Readings St Kilda Australian Fiction Book Club and the Readings St Kilda Non-Fiction Book Club. All book clubs meet monthly in the shop to discuss a selection of books hand-picked by our experienced staff.

The Reading St Kilda Non-Fiction Book Club meets at 7pm on the first Monday of every month.

The two Readings St Kilda Contemporary Fiction Book Club groups meet at 7pm on the first and second Tuesday of every month.

The Reading St Kilda Queer Book Club meets at 7pm on the fourth Tuesday of every month.

The Reading St Kilda Australian Fiction Book Club meets at 10.30am on the first Thursday of every month.

Membership for each book club is on a paid yearly basis, and costs $150. All of our St Kilda book clubs are currently full.

If you have any queries about the St Kilda book clubs, please email bookclub@readings.com.au.


The Readings St Kilda book clubs for young readers

Readings St Kilda also runs a book club for children: the Readings St Kilda Kids Graphic Novel Book Club.

The Readings St Kilda Kids Graphic Novel Book Club is suitable for kids aged 9-12. The group meets in the shop at 4pm on the first Tuesday of every month. Attendance is $5 per session (not inclusive of the price of the book) and parents are required to remain in the area and reachable for the entirety of the session. There is no overall membership fee which means you can come to just one session or more with no ongoing commitment required.

If you are interested in attending, or know of a child who is interested in attending one of these sessions, please email Kim.Gruschow@readings.com.au.


BOOK CLUBS AT READINGS DONCASTER


Readings Doncaster runs one book clubs for adult readers each year: the Readings Doncaster Contemporary Fiction Book Club. This club meets monthly in the shop to discuss a selection of books hand-picked by our experienced staff.

The Readings Doncaster Contemporary Fiction Book Club meets in the shop on the last Thursday of every month.

Membership is on a paid four-monthly basis, and costs $50. Our Doncaster book club is currently full.

If you have any queries about the Doncaster book club, please email bookclub@readings.com.au.


The Readings Doncaster book clubs for young readers

Readings Doncaster runs two book clubs for young readers: the Readings Doncaster Middle Fiction Book Club and the Readings Doncaster Young Adult Book Club.

The Readings Doncaster Middle Fiction Book Club is for kids aged 10-13. The group meets in the shop on Friday nights fortnightly from 7pm to 8pm. Attendance is $5 per session (not inclusive of the price of the book) and parents are required to remain in the centre and reachable for the entirety of the session. There is no overall membership fee which means you can come to just one session or more with no ongoing commitment required.

If you are interested in attending, or know of a child who is interested in attending one of these sessions, please contact Sam Kelly at doncaster@readings.com.au.

The Readings Doncaster Young Adult Book Club is for teens aged 14-19. The group meets in the shop at 6pm on the last Friday of every month. Attendance is $5 per session (not inclusive of the price of the book). There is no overall membership fee which means you can come to just one session or more with no ongoing commitment required.

If interested please send an email with your name, age and contact email to doncaster@readings.com.au.