Are you interested in joining a book club? Check the listing below for information about local groups throughout Monterey County. Can't find a book club in your area? Check our
Selected Resources for Book Clubs page for information on how to start your own!
Book club(s) meeting in Seaside:
Friends of the Seaside Library "Food for
Thought" Book Club meets once a month on Saturdays from
1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Seaside Branch Library. Come and tell us
about your favorite books. No preparation required, no commitment
expected. Everybody is invited. Check
us out on LibraryThing.
For more information call Beata Obydzinski at 831-899-2055
Seaside Reading Group meets in private
homes to discuss fiction and non-fiction books (one per meeting) and
have pot luck refreshments. Accepts new members
For more information call Martha at
Book club(s) meeting in Monterey:
Circle meets on the last Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in
the Monterey Public Library Community Room to discuss fiction books
(one per meeting) with facilitators Stuart and Paula
Walzer. Everybody is invited.
For more information call Kim Smith at 831-646-2093
Book club(s) meeting in Pacific
Bookstore Book Club meets on the second Thursday of each
month at 9 a.m. to discuss fiction and non-fiction books.
Everybody is invited.
For more information call Robert at 831-372-2242
Book club(s) meeting in
Harrison Library Reading Group meets the 4th
Tuesday of the month from 6:00 to 7:30 pm in the Local History room
on 6th and Mission streets in Carmel. So far, we are reading a
combination of fiction and non-fiction. All are welcome.
For more information call Wendy Good at
Book club(s) meeting in Carmel Valley:
Carmel Valley Library Book Group -
sophisticated, well-traveled and well-read women's book group that
eases through their books intermixing film and conversation.
Biography, nonfiction, women experience, classic English literature,
travel books. The group meets every Thursday at 2pm and accepts new members.
For more information call Desiree Gillingham at 831-659-4055
Readers of the River - meets
once a week to compare ideas about books and other works of art and
to write reviews about the books. Accepts new members
For more information call Robert Feller at 831-659-1766
Book club(s) meeting in Big Sur:
Big Sur Book Club meets on the second
Friday of each month at 10 a.m. in the Big Sur library to discuss
fiction and non-fiction books (one per meeting). Accepts new
For more information call Jaci Pappas at
Book club(s) meeting in San
The Chrysanthemums, a group of long time
good friends meets once a month for great book discussion (one per
meeting) and home-made treats. Tne group meets on the third Tuesday
of each month at 7 p.m. and accepts new members.
For more information call Linda Winchell at
Book club(s) meeting in Aromas:
Aromas Bookheads meets the first Monday of
each month at 7 p.m. to discuss "the book of the month",
both fiction and non-fiction, take turn meeting in homes. Accepts
For more information call Stephanie Meineke at 831-726-3704
If you'd like to add your book club's information to our list, click
here. Please print and fill the form and bring or send to the
Seaside Branch Library at 550 Harcourt Ave. Seaside, CA 93955 or fax
it to 831-899-2735 attn. Book Club to Go Program