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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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. 

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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.  

2024 Girl's Night Out Titles

- The Tobacco Wives by Adele Myers 7 p.m., March 4

- The Maid by Nita Prose 7 p.m., April 1 

- The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles 7 p.m., May 6

- This Might Hurt by Stephanie Wrobel 7 p.m., June 3

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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.

Heritage Book Club 2024 Titles:

- The Better Half by Alli Frank and Asha Youmans 7 p.m., March 21 

- The Cloisters by Katy Hays 7 p.m., April 18

- Pachinko by Min Jin Lee 7 p.m., May 16

- The Sweetness of Water by Nathan Harris 7 p.m., June 20 

- The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley 7 p.m., July 18 

- The Status of All Things by Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke 7 p.m., Aug. 15 

- Olga Dies Dreaming by Xochitl Gonzalez 7 p.m., Sept. 19 

- The Bear by Andrew Krivak 7 p.m., Oct. 17 

- West With Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge 7 p.m., Nov. 21

- The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave 7 p.m., Dec. 19 


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.

2024 I <3 YA Book Club Selections: 

March 13 - Plan A by Deb Caletti

April 10 - Threads That Bind by Kika Hatzopoulou

May 8 - Fourth Wing by Rebecca Yarros

June 12 -  The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune

July 10 - Furyborn by Claire Legrand

August 14 - Does My Body Offend You by Cuevas Mayra and Marie Marquardt

September 11 - Thieves' Gambit by Kayvion Lewis

October 9 - Cake Eater by Allyson Dahlin

November 13 - Burn Down, Rise Up by Vincent Tirado

December 11 - The Life and Medieval Times of Kit Sweeney by Jamie Pacton

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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. 

- March Theme: **Mark Billingham** Tom Thorne series Detective Miller series Noon, March 6

- April Theme: **Emily Littlejohn** Detective Gemma Monroe series Noon, April 3

- May Theme: **Robert Dugoni** Tracy Crosswhite series David Sloane legal thrillers Noon, May 1

- June Theme: **Kris Lackey** Bill Maytubby and Hannah Bond series Noon, June 5

- July Theme: **Martin Walker** Bruno, Chief of Police series Noon, July 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 updates. To register, visit the Valley Ranch Library information desk or call (972) 721-4612 for more information. 

2024 Novel Fiction Titles

- The Indigo Girl by Natasha Boyd 10 a.m., March 16

- All Good People Here by Ashley Flowers 10 a.m., April 13

- The Many Daughter of Afong Moy by Jamie Ford 10 a.m., May 11

- Breathless by Amy McCulloch 10 a.m., June 22

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Super Cool Book Club (WEST Library)

This group is for readers who enjoy a variety of novels from a range of genres. 

The Super Cool Book Club will explore different genres and styles of writing and discuss monthly.  

The group meets at 7pm in the programming room at West Irving Library on the fourth Tuesday of the month.  

- Starter Villain by John Scalzi 7 p.m., March 26

- All Systems Red by Martha Wells 7 p.m., April 23 

- The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea by Axie Oh 7 p.m., May 28

- The Lives of Puppets by TJ Klune 7 p.m., June 25

- Orphan X by Gregg Hurwitz 7 p.m., July 23