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 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
Book clubs meeting in Monterey:
Circle meets on the last Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in
the Monterey Public Library Community Room to discuss fiction books
(one per meeting). Everybody is invited.
For more information call Jeanne McCombs at 831- 646-3949
Monterey Peninsula Book Club
- join us on
Shoreline’s Women’s book club
Book club meeting in Carmel:
Whites for Racial Equity Book Group
meets first Tuesdays of the month 7-9 p.m
Unitarian Universalist Church of the Monterey
Peninsula Fireplace Room
For more information email
Book club 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 2:30 p.m. and accepts new members.
For more information call Desiree Gillingham at 831-659-4055
Book club meeting in Big Sur:
Big Sur Book Club meets on the second
Friday of each month at 10 a.m. in the Big Sur to discuss
fiction and non-fiction books (one per meeting). Accepts new
For more information call Jaci Pappas at
Book club 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. The group meets on the third Tuesday
of each month at 7 p.m. and accepts new members.
For more information call Linda Winchell at
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