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.**


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, visit our Facebook page

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

For more information, please contact Keri at kbradeen@somervillema.gov


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 jphilbrick@somervillema.gov 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. 

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 keodonnell@somervillema.gov 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 on the second Wednesday of the month.

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 kokelly@somervillema.gov.


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 -- mark your calendars and get ready to fall in love with a book or two!

Upcoming selections are listed on the Library's Events Calendar. 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.

New members are always welcome!

Questions? Please email Kerry at keodonnell@somervillema.gov or call 617-623-5000 ext. 2966.


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 lmorgan@somervillema.gov.