Book & Social Groups

**Please note that some of our book groups have moved online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
If you are interested in joining a book group, please email the staff member listed.**

Between the Covers Romance Book Club

Are you ready for romance?

Between the Covers is a social book group for readers ages 21+ that focuses on the romance genre. We meet virtually, via Zoom, and occasionally in-person at a local Somerville establishment. Join us on the first Tuesday of each month from 7:00 -8:30PM -- mark your calendars and get ready to fall in love with a book or two!

Questions? Please email Kerry at or call 617-623-5000 ext. 2966.

Books & Brews

Books & Brews is a social book club for readers in their 20's, 30's, and the young at heart. We will be meeting every second Wednesday to discuss a new book, from 6:15 to 7:30, so mark your calendar and get excited to chat. To find out what we're reading this month, check out our event calendar here.

Books & Brews meets at the Aeronaut Brewing Company at 14 Tyler Street in Somerville.

For more information, please contact Brigid at

CelebriTea Book Club at West

The CelebriTea Book Club is a monthly book group inviting patrons to discuss celebrity tell-all memoirs while drinking and spilling the tea. CelebriTea meets the last Wednesday of every month in the West Branch Community Room from 6:30 to 8:00PM.

We'll provide the tea (in both senses) and encourage you to bring your favorite mug.

To learn more or register, check out our event page here. For more information, please contact Brigid at

East Branch Book Club

This book club meets the 4th Friday of every month at the East Branch Library, 115 Broadway in Somerville from 11AM to 12:30PM.

Copies of the book are available at the East Branch.

For more information, please check out our event calendar here or contact Jane at or 617-623-5000 x2970.

Mystery Book Club

Mystery Book Group

The Mystery Book Group for the Somerville Public Library meets on the last Wednesday of each month. Meetings are held virtually via Zoom from 7:00 - 8:30PM. 

Physical copies of the books can be requested via our library catalog in a variety of formats, and digital copies may be checked out through OverDrive and Hoopla.

All are welcome to this free book discussion!

For more information, please contact Kerry at or 617-623-5000 x2966.

Nonfiction Book Group

Nonfic Book Club

The focus of this non-fiction reading group is on relatively short, approachable books: some of them dealing with relatively light subjects, others grappling with serious ideas.

The Nonfiction Book Group meets via Zoom on the second Wednesday of the month from 7:00 - 8:30PM.

To view the book choice and upcoming dates for the Nonfiction Book Group, check out our event calendar here.

For more information, contact Kevin at

SPL Supper Club: A Cookbook Book Club

The SPL Supper Club is back!

Do you love to cook? We do too! Supper Club is a cookbook club that meets on the second Tuesday of every month from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Each meeting is a potluck dinner celebrating the cookbook of the month. Pick a dish to make and share! Physical copies of the book are available at the Central Library.

Supper Club meets at Remnant Brewing at 2 Bow Market Way. To register, see our event calendar here.

For more information contact Kelly at

Write On! SPL's Writing Group

Write On

Write On! is a monthly meeting of creative writers at the Central and West branches of the Somerville Public Library.

Write On! currently meets on the second Monday of the month. This meeting will be held in the Central Branch auditorium. Due to a scheduling conflict, the West Branch meetings are currently on hold. Bring a current project or get a prompt from us, but come prepared to work or to take a look at our writing pop-up library.

To see and register for upcoming meetings of Write On!, check out our event calendar here.

For more information, contact Laura at