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Book Clubs

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Anoka County Library and Columbia Heights Public Library Book Clubs

Crooked Lake Library Book Club, 6 p.m., the third Monday of the month.
Check the online event calendar for current month's selection.

Columbia Heights Library Book Club, 10 a.m., the last Wednesday of the month.
Check the online events calendar for the current month's selection.


Looking to start a Book Club?

Book Discussion Group Information

Information on starting and running a book discussion group, including tips on how to  manage the book discussion.

Book Club Checklist

A checklist for starting a book club from Real Simple magazine.


Everything you ever wanted to know about how to start and run a book club        

Choosing Good Books

Indie Next List for Reading Groups 

Fall 2012 edition of recommended titles from independent bookstores

Book Page

Monthly publication offering interviews with favorite authors, book reviews in all categories, and book news

Oprah's Books

The list of books from Oprah's original book club. 

Oprah's Book Club 2.0

Oprah's "new" book club          


Discussion Guides

Minnesota Book Awards Discussion Guides

Discussion guides for winners of the Minnesota Book Award, current  and past years

Reading Group Choices

Features recommendations and guides for book groups

Reading Group Guides

Online community for reading groups that includes reading guides and advice.


Excerpts, reviews and more from the best current books. 

What to Do When There's No Guide Available offers questions to use with fiction books that have no reading guide.

Local Book Clubs

In Coon Rapids:

  • Masterpiece Book Club, meets 2nd Tuesday of the month at 1:00 pm at Coon Rapids Senior Center.  For more information, call 763-754-0117.
  • Northdale Book Club, meets 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm at Northdale Middle School.  For more information, call 763-755-3821.
  • Coon Rapids Mother/Daughter Book Club, meets 1st Friday of the month.  For more information call 763–443–0958.

In Fridley:

  • Fridley Seniors Book Club, meets 4th Tuesday of the month at 10:00 at the Fridley Community Center.
  • St Philip’s Lutheran Church in Fridley book groups.
  • Men’s Breakfast Book Group, meets every other Thursday at 6:30 am at the Fridley Perkins.
  • Women’s Daytime Book Group, meets 2nd Wednesday of the month at 10:00 am at St Philip’s Lutheran Church in Fridley.

In Spring Lake Park:

  • Senior Book Club, meets 1st Thursday of the month at 11:00 am at the Spring Lake Park City Hall.