Book Groups

KCPL currently sponsors seven monthly book groups. New participants are always welcome.

Please visit our Calendar for information about upcoming discussions. For more information about any of these groups or to request a copy of the current book, please call 410.778.3636. If you are interested in suggesting a book for a group to read, please see the Book Club Selection Guidelines.

The Book Group

Selects books by African-American authors. Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 5pm. Chestertown Branch.

Chestertown Book Group

Selects books of general interest. Meets the last Wednesday of the month at 4:30pm. Chestertown Branch.

1st Monday Book Group

Selects books of general interest. Meets the first Monday of the month at 6:30pm. North County Branch.

Kent Nonfiction Book Group

Selects nonfiction books. Meets the last Tuesday of the month at 12pm. Chestertown Branch.

Literature with Lunch

Selects books of general interest. Meets the last Thursday of the month at 12pm. Chestertown Branch.

North County Afternoon Book Group

Selects books of general interest. Meets the third Tuesday of the month at 2pm. North County Branch.

Teen Book Group

Teen Book Group is currently on hiatus. If you're interested in joining once we resume, please contact us.

Book Kits

In addition to KCPL's sponsored groups, we have Book Kits containing multiple copies of a book that can be borrowed by other book groups in the community. For more information, please contact the Chestertown branch.

Titles available as kits


Chestertown Branch
408 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620
410.778.3636

North County Branch
111-B1 N. Main Street
Galena, MD 21635
410.648.5380

Rock Hall Branch
5585 Main Street
Rock Hall, MD 21661
410.639.7162