Adult Book Clubs

For book lovers can read and talk about what they are enjoying, Irving's libraries offer 11 book clubs for adults covering a wide range of tastes.  Event dates and times are subject to change. Please see the Adult Program Calendar for the most-up-to-date information.

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Anywhere eBook Club (Virtual)

With a selection of titles always available on Hoopla, readers can join the library's newest book club from anywhere! For Zoom credentials, email JAShaw@CityofIrving.org

Meetings take place at 7 p.m. on the following dates:

ABC_Book Lovers Happy Hour

Book Lover’s Happy Hour (South Irving Library)

An informal discussion group for readers who like to talk about books. Each session focuses on a general theme, rather than an individual book. 

The group meets in-person at 6 p.m. once every other month. Check the online calendar for upcoming titles. 

Upcoming dates: July 25

ABC_Girls Night Out

Girls Night Out Book Club (Valley Ranch Library)

This women’s only club reads and discusses books about family relationships, love, friendship, and self-discovery. Limited number of copies of the current month’s selection will be available for check out at the Valley Ranch Library information desk. 

The group meets in-person at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of each month.  Check the online calendar for upcoming titles.. To register, visit the Valley Ranch Library information desk or call (972) 721-4612 for more information.  

Upcoming meetings: June 6 and July 11

ABC_Heritage Senior Center

Heritage Book Club (Heritage Senior Center)

Heritage Book Club is an informal group of mature book lovers who read and discuss a wide variety of titles, from recent literary bestsellers to classic novels. 

The group meets in-person at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of every month at the Heritage Senior Center library, 200 S. Jefferson Street. Readers must belong to the Heritage Senior Center in order to join. Call (972) 721-2496 for more information.

ABC_I Heart YA

I Love YA Book Club (South Irving Library)

I “Heart” YA is a book club for those who can’t get enough of Young Adult literature. Connect with fellow readers as we discuss a wide range of YA books.  Adults and teens are welcome, and refreshments will be served. 

The group meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month.  Check the online calendar for upcoming titles.

Upcoming meetings: May 11, June 8 and July 13


ABC_Live to Read

Live to Read Book Club (South Irving Library)

This group meets every month to revitalize the art of book discussion. Each meeting, the book club features a different theme.

The group meets at 2 p.m. the second Monday of each month at the South Irving Library, with some exceptions.  Check the online calendar for upcoming titles..  

Upcoming meetings: May 9. This group will be on hiatus over the summer.

ABC_Midweek Mysteries

Midweek Mysteries (South Irving Library)

Join in a lively discussion of the best that the mystery genre has to offer. Topics will range from contemporary works to the grand masters who started it all. Bring a brown bag lunch from home to enjoy.

The group meets in-person at noon on the first Wednesday of each month.  Check this downloadable list of upcoming titles.  

Upcoming meetings: June 1, July 6 and Aug. 3

ABC_Novel Fiction

Novel Fiction Book Club (Valley Ranch Library)

Please join this group for an insightful discussion centered on books from a variety of fiction genres like; Historical, Literary, General, Science Fiction, etc. ... maybe even a little romance or suspense thrown in.

The group meets in-person at 10 a.m. on a select Saturday each month.  Check our online calendar for upcoming titles. To register, visit the Valley Ranch Library information desk or call (972) 721-4612 for more information. 

Upcoming meetings: May 14, June 11 and July 23

ABC_Tried and True

Tried & True Book Club (Valley Ranch Library)

This group is for readers who enjoy novels that have either stood the test of time, or the latest and best in nonfiction narratives. Every month participants of the Tried and True Book Club alternate between reading classical literature or recent nonfiction titles.  

The group meets virtually at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month.  Check the online calendar for upcoming titles.. To register, visit cityofirving.org/3612 and click on the Zoom registration button.  

Upcoming meetings: May 12, June 9 and July 14

ABC_Unicorns in Space

Unicorns in cyberSpace (West Irving Library)

For those who enjoy science fiction or fantasy, from space opera to high fantasy, steampunk to just plain weird, then join readers for book discussion with Unicorns in Space. Every month discuss a new topic or a specific title. 

The group meets at 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the West Irving Library.  Check the online calendar for upcoming titles.

Upcoming meetings: May 24, June 28 and July 26