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Book Groups

Looking for some good discussion to follow a good read? Join us at one of Kingston Libraries Book Groups!

Book Group sessions run monthly at Cheltenham, Chelsea, Parkdale, Dingley Village and Patterson Lakes Libraries. Sessions are facilitated by both library staff and community members. Membership of each group is set at 8 people.

Group Status

  • Cheltenham 1st Tuesday: Open
  • Patterson Lakes 1st Thursday: Full
  • Dingley Village 1st Monday: Open
  • Chelsea 2nd Friday: Open
  • Chelsea 3rd Thursday: Full
  • Parkdale 4th Tuesday: Full

If you have any questions regarding Book Groups, or would like to go on the waiting list for any of them, please speak to a staff member at any of our library branches or call us on 1300 135 668.

Dingley Village Library
1st Monday of the month*

Library staff facilitated

*Exception: Monday 5 April.

Next Session

  • Date: Monday 2 August 2021
  • Time: 2pm ‐ 3pm
  • Book: Humankind

2021 Reading List

  1. A Life on Our Planet: My witness statement and a vision for the future by David Attenborough View Book | Read in BorrowBox
  2. Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam View Book | Read in BorrowBox
  3. Lucky's by Andrew Pippos View Book | Read in BorrowBox | Listen on BorrowBox
  4. Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil by Melina Marchetta View Book | View Audio CD | Read in BorrowBox | Listen on BorrowBox
  5. The Book Collectors of Daraya: A band of Syrian rebels, their underground library, and the stories that carried them through a war by Delphine Minoui View Book | Read in BorrowBox
  6. Humankind: A hopeful history by Rutger Bregman View Book
  7. Honeybee by Craig Silvey View Book | View Audio CD | Read in BorrowBox
  8. Song of the Crocodile by Nardi Simpson View Book
  9. Normal People by Sally Roony View Book | View Audio CD | Read in BorrowBox

Cheltenham Library
1st Tuesday of the month*

Library staff facilitated

*Exception: Tuesday 2 November.

Next Session

  • Date: Tuesday 3 August 2021
  • Time: 2pm ‐ 3pm
  • Book: A Life on Our Planet

2021 Reading List

  1. All That is Solid Melts into Air by Darragh McKeon View Book | View Audio CD
  2. Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil by Melina Marchetta View Book | View Audio CD | Read in BorrowBox | Listen on BorrowBox
  3. Normal People by Sally Roony View Book | View Audio CD | Read in BorrowBox
  4. Lucky's by Andrew Pippos View Book | Read in BorrowBox | Listen on BorrowBox
  5. Honeybee by Craig Silvey View Book | View Audio CD | Read in BorrowBox
  6. A Life on Our Planet: My witness statement and a vision for the future by David Attenborough View Book | Read in BorrowBox
  7. Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam View Book | Read in BorrowBox
  8. The Great Escape from Woodlands Nursing Home by Joanna Nell View Book | View Audio CD
  9. The Lying Life of Adults by Elena Ferrente View Book | Read in BorrowBox | Listen on BorrowBox

Patterson Lakes Library
1st Thursday of the month

Community member facilitated

Next Session

  • Date: Thursday 5 August 2021
  • Time: 2pm ‐ 3pm
  • Book: Normal People

2021 Reading List

  1. The Lying Life of Adults by Elena Ferrente View Book | Read in BorrowBox | Listen on BorrowBox
  2. Humankind: A hopeful history by Rutger Bregman View Book
  3. Love Marriage in Kabul: A memoir by Sanaz Fatouhi View Book
  4. Honeybee by Craig Silvey View Book | View Audio CD | Read in BorrowBox
  5. Infinite Splendours by Sofie Laguna View Book | Read in BorrowBox
  6. Normal People by Sally Roony View Book | View Audio CD | Read in BorrowBox
  7. Lucky's by Andrew Pippos View Book | Read in BorrowBox | Listen on BorrowBox
  8. All That is Solid Melts into Air by Darragh McKeon View Book | View Audio CD
  9. The Book Collectors of Daraya: A band of Syrian rebels, their underground library, and the stories that carried them through a war by Delphine Minoui View Book | Read in BorrowBox

Chelsea Library
2nd Friday of the month

Library staff facilitated

Next Session

  • Date: Friday 13 August 2021
  • Time: 2pm ‐ 3pm
  • Book: All That is Solid Melts into Air

2021 Reading List

  1. Love Marriage in Kabul: A memoir by Sanaz Fatouhi View Book
  2. Honeybee by Craig Silvey View Book | View Audio CD | Read in BorrowBox
  3. A Life on Our Planet: My witness statement and a vision for the future by David Attenborough View Book | Read in BorrowBox
  4. Song of the Crocodile by Nardi Simpson View Book
  5. The Lying Life of Adults by Elena Ferrente View Book | Read in BorrowBox | Listen on BorrowBox
  6. All That is Solid Melts into Air by Darragh McKeon View Book | View Audio CD
  7. Infinite Splendours by Sofie Laguna View Book | Read in BorrowBox
  8. Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil by Melina Marchetta View Book | View Audio CD | Read in BorrowBox | Listen on BorrowBox
  9. Lucky's by Andrew Pippos View Book | Read in BorrowBox | Listen on BorrowBox

Chelsea Library
3rd Thursday of the month

Community member facilitated

Next Session

  • Date: Thursday 15 July 2021
  • Time: 2pm ‐ 3pm
  • Book: Love Marriage in Kabul

2021 Reading List

  1. The Great Escape from Woodlands Nursing Home by Joanna Nell View Book | View Audio CD
  2. The Book Collectors of Daraya: A band of Syrian rebels, their underground library, and the stories that carried them through a war by Delphine Minoui View Book | Read in BorrowBox
  3. Infinite Splendours by Sofie Laguna View Book | Read in BorrowBox
  4. Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam View Book | Read in BorrowBox
  5. Love Marriage in Kabul: A memoir by Sanaz Fatouhi View Book
  6. Song of the Crocodile by Nardi Simpson View Book
  7. The Lying Life of Adults by Elena Ferrente View Book | Read in BorrowBox | Listen on BorrowBox
  8. Humankind: A hopeful history by Rutger Bregman View Book
  9. Honeybee by Craig Silvey View Book | View Audio CD | Read in BorrowBox

Parkdale Library
4th Tuesday of the month

Community member facilitated

Next Session

  • Date: Tuesday 27 July 2021
  • Time: 6:30pm ‐ 7:30pm
  • Book: Lucky's

2021 Reading List

  1. Normal People by Sally Roony View Book | View Audio CD | Read in BorrowBox
  2. Song of the Crocodile by Nardi Simpson View Book
  3. All That is Solid Melts into Air by Darragh McKeon View Book | View Audio CD
  4. Humankind: A hopeful history by Rutger Bregman View Book
  5. Lucky's by Andrew Pippos View Book | Read in BorrowBox | Listen on BorrowBox
  6. Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil by Melina Marchetta View Book | View Audio CD | Read in BorrowBox | Listen on BorrowBox
  7. The Book Collectors of Daraya: A band of Syrian rebels, their underground library, and the stories that carried them through a war by Delphine Minoui View Book | Read in BorrowBox
  8. Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam View Book | Read in BorrowBox
  9. A Life on Our Planet: My witness statement and a vision for the future by David Attenborough View Book | Read in BorrowBox

Copies of Book Group books have a loan period of one month for Book Group members. On the day of a Book Group meeting, the title for the following month will be made available for loan.

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