Book groups are a great way to find new books and meet people with similar interests.

Join a book group

We host monthly book groups at Hawthorn and Kew and fortnightly Chatterbooks sessions online. Join Boroondara Library Service staff to read and discuss thought-provoking books with a group of passionate and enthusiastic readers.

Resources for book groups

Book group kit

Our librarians have picked a range of thought-provoking titles your book group will love. 

What’s in the kit:

  • 10 books
  • 2 large print books, if available for the requested title.
  • 2 audiobooks, if available for the requested title.

We also include discussion notes and reviews when available.

Borrow a kit

To borrow a book group kit you must have a Boroondara Library Service membership card.

Conditions of borrowing a kit

You can borrow a book group kit for up to 60 days.

Kits can be returned to any branch. Staff will check they are complete while the borrower is present. We cannot accept incomplete kits for return.

If an individual book is damaged or lost the borrower is liable and must pay the retail price of the single item.

Kits will incur overdue charges of 30c per day as per our Fees and charges.

Reads we recommend

Explore our recommended books for book groups:

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