Book Groups

Books & Brews Meets Every Third Tuesday of the Month

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 third Tuesday to discuss a new book, from 6:15 to 7:15, 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 Melinda at or 617-623-5000 ext. 2914.

East Branch Book Club

The event is free and open to the public. 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 our programs and events page here or contact Marita at or 617-623-5000 x2970

Feminist Book Club

Join the Somerville Commission for Women and Somerville Public Library's Feminist Book Club. Read classic and contemporary feminist literature and come prepared to discuss. All are welcome to join! Copies will be made readily available at the Somerville Public Library. For more information, contact Melinda at or call 617-623-5000 ex. 2914.

Kids Book Club at West

Books to Movie Book Club

Which was better -- the book or the movie? Read, watch, and come discuss.  Books-to-Movies meets once a month (usually, but not always, the 4th Thursday of each month from 6:30 - 7:30) at the West Branch Temporary Location, Tufts Administration Building (TAB), 167 Holland St, 2nd floor.  For more information, please contact Alison Mitchell at or 617-623-5000 x2975.

Mystery Book Club

The Mystery Book Group for the Somerville Public Library meets on the last Wednesday of each month. Meetings are held at the Central Library (79 Highland Ave) from 7:00-8:30 PM in the Conference Room.

Copies of the books are made available at the Circulation Desk at the Central Library and can also be requested via our Library catalog in a variety of formats:

All are welcome to this free book discussion!

For more information, please contact Kerry at or 617-623-5000 ext. 2944.

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 at The Dark Horse Public House (located at 499 Broadway in Somerville, MA) on the first Tuesday of each month, so mark your calendars and get ready to fall in love with a book or two!

Please check the calendar to see our upcoming selections. Copies will be available at the Central Library. Stop by the Circulation Desk and let them know you are looking for the current Between the Covers book to pick up a reserved copy.

New members are always welcome!

Questions? Please email Kerry at or call 617-623-5000 ext. 2944.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Club Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Club

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Club welcomes new members. 

We usually, though not always, meet on the 2nd Monday of the month at 7:00 pm.

Copies of the book can be requested through our Library catalog in a variety of formats. Print copies of the books are available at the Reference Desk on the 2nd floor of the Central Library or via our Library catalog in a variety of formats:

For more information, call or e-mail Julie at 617-623-5000 ext. 2955 or

SPL Supper Club: A Cookbook Book Club

The SPL Supper Club is a cookbook book club that meets from 7-8:30pm on the last Monday of each month for a potluck dinner party at Remnant Brewing, 2 Bow Market Way. Pick a dish to make and share! Print copies of the book are available at all three Somerville Public Library locations. The event is free, open to the public, and handicapped accessible.

To find out the cookbook of the month, or to sign up for SPL Supper Club, visit our Facebook page or check the last Monday in our Programs & Events calendar.

For more information, contact Meg at