Book Clubs

Cass County Public Library hosts book clubs at most locations. Below is a list of our book clubs, what they read, and what times they meet, organized by branch.

The Wolfner Library offers call-in book clubs for those who are blind, visually impaired, have a reading disability, or have a physical disability that limits them from using standard print materials.
For more information, call 1-800-392-2614 or visit https://www.sos.mo.gov/wolfner/programming/bookclubs.

Drexel | Garden City | Harrisonville | Northern Resource Center | Pleasant Hill

Drexel
Book Club – Virtual: 

Come join us for good discussion (currently virtually) on the first Monday of every month at 1pm. This book club reads a variety of fiction and non-fiction books.

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If you do not have a device to run Zoom, contact the branch for call-in details: 816-728-1010.

  • October 5 The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Richardson
  • November 2 Westering Woman by Sandra Dallas
Garden City
Adult Book Group – Virtual: 

This group meets virtually on the last Wednesday of every month at 4pm, unless noted.

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If you do not have a device to run Zoom, contact the branch for call-in details.

  • September 30 – Night of Miracles by Elizabeth Berg
  • October 28 The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes
  • November 25 White Chrysanthemum by Maty Lynn Bracht
Harrisonville
No Events No Events General Book Club – Virtual: 

Come and enjoy a discussion of the book of the month. Books are available to check out at the Harrisonville branch. The General Book Club meets virtually on the second Monday at 1pm. This club reads widely in both fiction and nonfiction genres.

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If you do not have a device to run Zoom, contact the branch for call-in details: 816-884-3483.

  • September 14The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri
  • October 12Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • November 9 – TBD
No Events No Events
Northern Resource Center
Connecting Point Book Club – Virtual: 

An inspirational fiction book club open to anyone who enjoys reading and good conversation. The group meets virtually on the second Thursday of the month.

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If you do not have a device to run Zoom, call the branch (816-331-0049) for call-in details.

  • September 10Bringing Maggie Home by Kim Vogel Sawyer
  • October 8Together Forever by Jody Hedlund
  • November 12Reason to Breathe by Deborah Raney
Murder Among Friends Book Club: 

Murder Among Friends is a book club for adults, open to anyone who enjoys mysteries and good conversation. We meet the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 10am, currently at Belton Memorial Park, socially distanced.

  • September 15 The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware
  • October 20 Malice by Keigo Higashino
  • November 17 Postmortem by Patricia Cornwell
No Events The Guys Book Club: 

A book club for gentlemen readers of all ages. We meet the 3rd Thursday of every month at 4pm.

  • September 17 (Raymore Memorial Park)East of Eden by John Steinbeck
  • October 12 (Raymore Memorial Park) – TBD
  • November 19 (Raymore Memorial Park) – TBD
No Events Book FANatics Book Club – Virtual: 

This is a general interest book club that reads popular fiction, and literary fiction with an occasional non-fiction title thrown in for fun. We meet virtually the last Wednesday of each month at 1pm, unless noted.

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If you do not have a device to run Zoom, contact the branch for call-in details: 816-331-0049.

  • September 30Life is So Good by George Dawson
  • October 28Jayber Crow by Wendell Berry
  • November 18 Meet Me in Monaco by Hazel Gaynor
Pleasant Hill
1st Monday Evening Readers – Virtual: 

This group is for adults who enjoy reading and discussing different aspects of literature. We read and discuss various genres and subject matter including fiction and non-fiction. Most discussions will last approximately an hour. We meet virtually on the first Mondays of each month at 5:30pm, unless noted.

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If you do not have a device to run Zoom, contact the branch for call-in details: 816-987-2231.

  • August 31Café by the Sea by Jenny Colgan
  • October 5 – Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
  • November 2 – Last Year of the War by Susan Meissner
3rd Thursday Book Club – Virtual: 

This group is a variety of adults who enjoy reading and discussing books of various genre (fiction, non-fiction, mystery, etc). We meet virtually on the 3rd Thursday each month at 2:15 in the afternoon.

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If you do not have a device to run Zoom, contact the branch for call-in details: 816-987-2231.

  • September 17 – An Irish Country Doctor by Patrick Taylor
  • October 15 – Book Charmer by Karen Hawkins
  • November 19 – Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark T. Sullivan