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.

  • March 1 We Hope for Better Things by Erin Bartels
  • April 5 Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
  • May 3 Miracle Creek by Angie Kim
Garden City
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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.

  • March 8The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli
  • April 12Out Stealing Horses by Per Patterson
  • May 10History of Bees by Maja Lunde
No Events Loosely Bound Book Club – Virtual: 

The perfect club for the busy reader. Books chosen by club members. Discussions held online on Facebook at 1pm on the dates below.

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  • March 26A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
  • April 23The Blue Tattoo by Michael Morton
  • May 28Getting Life by Margot Mifflin
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 at 1pm.

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

  • March 11Collateral Damage by Lynette Eason
  • April 8 –  On a Summer Tide by Suzanne Woods Fisher
  • May 13The Tea Chest by Heidi Chiavaroli
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 1pm, currently at the Lord of Love Lutheran Church, socially distanced. If you cannot attend in person, contact the branch for call-in details (816-331-0049).

  • March 16The Darling Dahlias and the Cucumber Tree by Susan Wittig Albert
  • April 20Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield
  • May 18Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
Tea Time Book Club: 

A classics book club for people who love the written word. “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” – C.S. Lewis. We meet virtually on the third Thursday of every month at 3pm.

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

  • March 18The Three Musketeers Part I by Alexandre Dumas
  • April 15The Three Musketeers Part II by Alexandre Dumas
  • May 20Imperial Woman by Pearl Buck
The Guys Book Club: 

A book club for gentlemen readers of all ages. We meet the 3rd Thursday of every month at 4pm. Currently, the location is TBD. For more details, please call the branch (816-331-0049).

  • March 18The Earth Abides by George Stewart
  • April 15The Thin Red Line by James Jones
  • May 20A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Ashbury
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 3pm, 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.

  • March 30 The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson
  • April 27Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
  • May 25Swimming Home by Rose MacColl
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 via Zoom on the first Mondays of each month at 5:30pm, unless noted.

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

  • March 1Bookwoman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson
  • April 5 Lake of the Ozarks by Bill Geist
  • May 3 Down River by John Hart
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