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Book Groups

Rockdale Library currently hosts the 1st Wednesday Book Group which meet on the first Wednesday of the month at 10:30am from February to December.

The 1st Wednesday group has their own set reading list, which everyone can contribute to. At each book group meeting the group discusses the current selection. Members of the groups are provided with copies of the selection for the next month at the end of the meeting. This group is currently not accepting new members.

Mascot Library currently hosts the Red Herring Book Club which meets on the first Friday of every month at 10:30am from February to December. Do you love crime? Come along and join the Red Herring Book Club for monthly discussions at Mascot Library. Light refreshments are provided. For more information please call Mascot Library on 8338 0313.

Sans Souci Library currently hosts The 2nd Thursday Book Club, which meet on the second Thursday of the month at 10:30am from February to November, during school terms. Come along and share your thoughts on the books you have been reading. For more information about this group please contact Sans Souci Library on 9562 1817.

Rockdale Library currently hosts the Rockdale Readers Book Group which meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 5:30pm from January to November. The Rockdale Reader Group has their own set reading list, which everyone can contribute to at the end of the year. At each book group meeting the group discusses the current selection. Members of the groups are provided with copies of the selection for the next month at the end of the meeting. If you would like to join this group please contact Rockdale Library on 9562 1821.

Eastgardens Library currently hosts the Books & Biscuits Book Club at Eastgardens Library which meet every third Friday of the month from 10:30am to 11:30am from February to November and on the second Friday in December. Everyone is welcome to join and share their love of reading. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information please call Eastgardens Library on 9366 3888.

The current reading list and dates for all groups are below.

1st Wednesday Book Group at Rockdale LibraryBook Group
Meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 10:30am
1 February - Room by Emma Donoghue
1 March - White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
5 April - The Lieutenant by Kate Grenville
3 May - After Many A Summer by Aldous Huxley
7 June - Little Big Lies by Liane Moriarty  
5 July - Empress Dowager CiXi by Jung Chang
2 August - My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
6 September - Lady Susan by Jane Austen
4 October - All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
1 November - The Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro
6 December - The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith

Red Herring Book Club at Mascot Library
Meets on first Friday of the month at 10:30am
3 February
3 March
7 April
5 May
2 June
7 July
4 August
1 September
6 October
3 November
1 December

2nd Thursday Book Group at Sans Souci Library
Meets on the second Thursday of the month at 10:30am
9 February
9 March
13 April - no meeting due to school holidays
11 May
8 June
13 July - no meeting due to school holidays
10 August
14 September
12 October
9 November

Rockdale Readers at Rockdale Library
Meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 5:30pm
18 January - Summer reading discussion
15 February - And The Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
15 March - Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro
19 April - There Should Be More Dancing by Rosalie Ham
17 May - Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson
21 June - Love in a Cold Climate by Nancy Mitford
19 July - Room by Emma Donohue
16 August - Foundation by Isaac Asimov
20 September - Game for all the Family by Sophie Hannah
18 October - Arthur & George by Julian Barnes
15 November - Journey to the Stone Country by Alex Miller

Books & Biscuits Book Club at Eastgardens Library
Meets on the third Friday of the month at 10:30am
17 February
17 March
21 April
19 May
16 June
21 July
18 August
15 September
20 October
17 November
8 December

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