Cork City

Adult Book Clubs / Reading Groups

Love reading and talking about books? Why not join one of our library-based Book Clubs and enjoy informative book discussions with like-minded people? Book Club members usually meet once a month to discuss books and writers, and have the opportunity to attend book launches, author visits and trips to places of literary interest.
Book Club membership is free, and anybody is welcome to join.


Central Library, Grand Parade.
T: 021-4924900 E: lending_library@corkcity.ie
The Second Tuesday club meet in the Central Library at 2.00 pm on second Tuesday of each month.
The Saturday Book club meet on selected Saturdays at 11.15 am.
The Companions of Cordoba specialise in reading non-fiction. They meet every Saturday 3.30p.m. - 5.00p.m.


Bishopstown Library, Wilton, Cork.

T: 021- 4924950 E: bishopstown_library@corkcity.ie
The Lucky Dip Clubis a bookclub with a difference! Members chose their own book and chat informally about books and authors. There are opportunities to attend book launches, trips and visits to places of literary interest. This vibrant and active group meets on the first Friday of every month from 11.00-1.00pm
A new brochure with recommendations from our Lucky Dip Book Club is now available at the Bishopstown Lending Desk. Pick up your copy on your next visit and keep up to date with all the best books to read. Click on luckydiprecommends to download a copy.


BlackpoolLibrary, Redforge Road, Blackpool, Cork
T:.021-4924933 E: blackpool_library@corkcity.ie
Book Clubmeets at 2.30 p.m. on thesecond Tuesday of every month, in the Adult Library.

Next meeting:Tuesday,14 August 2012 at 2.30p.m.


Douglas Library, Douglas Village Shopping Centre, Cork

T: 021-4924932 E: douglas_library@corkcity.ie
The Douglas Book Club meet on the second Wednesday of the monthat 11.00am and currently have 21 members.Usually there is no set book, members discuss what they are reading at the moment. A few times a year they will chose one particular book to read, usually a classic.

Next meeting: Wednesday,13 June 2012 at 11.00a.m.


Hollyhill Library, Foyle Avenue, Knocknaheeny, Cork
T: . 4924928 E: hollyhill_library@corkcity.ie
One of the newer book clubs in our services, Hollyhill Readers met for the first time in January 2007. The group meets every 2 months,on the third Tuesdays in January, March, May, July, September and November.New members are always welcome.

Next meeting: to be confirmed.


Mayfield Library, Old Youghal Road, Cork

T: 021-4924935 E: mayfield_library@corkcity.ie
The Frank O’Connor Library Book Club has been meeting since 1994. Members meet once a month, September - June to discuss books and writers. Occasionally the members organize activities and excursions around a literary theme. The meetings take place on the second Wednesday of each month, beginning at 11.00 a.m. Membership is free and new members always welcome.

Next meeting: Wednesday,13 June 2012at 11.00a.m.
Currently reading:Farewell Companionsby James Plunkett


Tory Top Library, Ballyphehane,Cork

T:. 021- 4924934 E: torytop_library@corkcity.ie
The Book club in Tory Top Library is an active group that also organises trips and lectures for members. New members are welcome. The club meets on the last Tuesday of each month at 11.00a.m.


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