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Book Discussion Groups

Book groups are a great way to discover new books to read and meet new people.

Many Glasgow libraries have book groups – they meet once a month to discuss one or two books, supplied by the library service. Book groups are free, relaxed and informal – joining one is a great way to meet other readers and discover new authors.  

Where Can I Join A Book Discussion Group?

​Library ​Day ​Time(s)
​Anniesland Second Friday of every month​ ​14:30 - 16:00
​Dennistoun ​Fourth Thursday of every month ​18:30 - 20:00
​Drumchapel First Thursday of every month​ ​13:30 - 15:30
​Library at GoMA ​First Friday of every month ​12:30 - 14:00
​Hillhead ​First Thursday of every month ​14:30 - 16:00 or
18:00 - 19:30
​Knightswood ​First Monday of every month ​13:30 - 15:00
​Maryhill ​First Tuesday of every month ​19:00 - 20:00
​Mitchell ​Every Tuesday ​18:00 - 19:00
​Partick First Thursday of every month ​ ​19:00 - 20:30
​Riddrie First Tuesday of every month​ ​13:00 - 15:00
​Whiteinch  ​Fourth Thursday of every month ​18:30 - 20:00​
Book groups are fun, stimulating and can be therapeutic, helping people to cope with stress and anxiety through the relaxation and escapism provided by reading.​

Glasgow Book Groups Blog

We would love to help our book groups grow and to help with choosing books and to give tips on running a book group and much more. We've set up a new blog just for you! To follow out Book Group Blog click here.

Books to Go for Book Groups

Our Books to Go Service offers multiple copies of books – simply make your choice from the downloadable lists on this page and then arrange to collect from your local Glasgow library. Contact us for advice on starting a book group, or finding a group near you. ​​


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