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 Lilly at or 617-623-5000 ext. 2961.

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

Kids Book Club at West

This book club meets at TAB, 167 Holland St. in Somerville. Mondays from 6:30 - 7:30pm. 

For more information, please contact Allison Mitchell at or 617-623-5000 x2975

Upcoming Dates and Titles:

January 28: The Seismic Seven by Katie Slivensky (local trivia: the author works at the Museum of Science!)

February 25: A Handful of Stars by Cynthia Lord

March 25: 11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass

April 22: My Year in the Middle by Lila Quintero Weaver

May 20 (tentative date): Hello Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly

Mystery Book Club

Mystery Book ClubThe 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 6:30-8:30 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.

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

Join other science fiction and fantasy fans for a monthly book discussion.

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

This program is free, wheelchair accessible, and open to all.

Upcoming Dates:

January 14th Oryx and Crake

February 11th The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet

March 11th The Sparrow 

SPL Supper Book Club

The SPL Supper Club will meet on the last Monday of each month. The group will have a potluck dinner party at Remnant Brewery celebrating the cookbook of the month. Pick a dish to make and share! Print copies of the book will be made available at all Somerville Public Library locations. This event is free, open to the public, and handicapped accessible. To find out what we're reading this month, visit our Facebook Page

SPL Supper Club meets at Remnant Brewery, 2 Bow Market Way in Somerville from 7 to 8:30PM.

** Please RSVP one week in advance by emailing Meg at and include the dish you'd like to make! **