The Park Central Branch Library will be closed through January 21 due to COVID-19. Read details.

All Library branches will be closed and the Mobile Library will not make its scheduled stops on Monday, January 18.

Face masks are required for everyone age 3 and older in all Library branches. For exceptions, read more.

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Talk About Books with Us—Virtually!

Missing our book discussion groups? Want to talk about your latest read? You can talk about books with other readers in these groups on Zoom, Facebook and Goodreads.

Ash Grove Bibliophiles

Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m. Visit with others about a book you're currently reading, one you've read or a title you've heard about in our virtual discussion group on Zoom. Sponsored by the Ash Grove Branch Library. Register to attend this program by emailing A link and password to access the virtual event will be shared with registered participants.

Resolving to Read the Classics

Thursday, January 7, 6 p.m. Did you make a resolution to read more classics this year? Visit with other readers and talk about the books you've always meant to read. Get recommendations and discuss the classics that you love, whether you're a Jane-ite or a fan of Hemingway's prose. You'll also have the chance to win a classic novel to add to your collection! Sponsored by the Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library. Visit before the event for details to access it.


Find ReadUps on Facebook and on our Goodreads page to discuss books related to monthly topics and themes.

SCORE E3 Business Book Club via Facebook

Tuesdays, 6 p.m. E3 stands for Empowering and Educating Entrepreneurs. Join Southwest Missouri SCORE and the Library for a book club to motivate and inspire your work life, whatever it looks like. Discussion happens all month at, with a live virtual discussion the last Tuesday of each month on Zoom. Register to attend this program by visiting programs or calling 883-1974. A link to the virtual event will be shared with registered participants.

Cookbook Book Club via Goodreads

Try at least one recipe from a cookbook, then meet with other culinary aficionados to discuss how everyone's recipes turned out and review the books. We'll also talk food news, cooking techniques and publishing trends.

Donuts and Death via Goodreads

Feel-Good Fiction via Goodreads

My Favorite True Crime via Goodreads

Science & Stories via Goodreads

Social Justice Book Club via Goodreads

Wednesday Book Discussion Group via Goodreads

Winter Bookends publication

December-February (pdf)

Winter Edge Calendar
Edge Calendar

December-February (pdf)