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Book Discussion Groups in Neighborhood Libraries


Neighborhood libraries in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island host regular book discussion groups led by trained facilitators. The groups are open to anyone who loves to read and discuss books. Locations and dates (most groups meet monthly) are listed here. Please call the individual library to verify this information. Pre-registration is required for most groups.


Bronx Library Center

Meets the last Wednesday of each month at 10:30 AM
Tertulia Literaria meets last Monday of each month at 6 PM / Participar en una Tertulia Literaria lunes a las 6 PM


Meets Wednesdays at 6 PM

Morris Park

Meets Mondays at 6 PM


Meets Tuesday evenings once per month at 6:00 PM

Pelham Parkway-Van Nest

Meets Mondays at 12 PM


Meets Wednesdays at 1 PM

Spuyten Duyvil

Meets Tuesdays at 1 PM​


Meets Tuesdays at 6 PM

Woodlawn Heights

Meets the second Tuesday of the month at 6 PM

Westchester Square

Meets Saturdays at 10:30 AM


58th Street

Meets the second Wednesday of every month at 5:30 PM

67th Street

Meets Tuesdays at 5:30 PM

96th Street

Meets the first Thursday of each month from 6 PM from September through June

115th Street

Meets Wednesdays at 5:30 PM


Meets Thursdays at 5:45 PM


Meets Wednesdays at 5:30 PM

Countee Cullen

Meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 6 PM


Meets Tuesdays at 3 PM

Fort Washington

Meets on the first Saturday of the month at 11 AM

Grand Central

Meets the third Tuesday of every month at 5:30 PM 

Hamilton Grange

Meets Mondays at 5 PM

Hudson Park

Meets Saturdays at 10:30 AM


Meets Wednesdays at 7 PM

Another group meets Sundays at 3 PM

Jefferson Market

Meets Thursdays at 4:30 PM

Kips Bay

Meets Saturdays at 10:30 AM

Morningside Heights

Meets the second Thursday of each month at 5:30 PM


Meets the first Thursday of the month at 5:15 PM


Meets the first Wednesday of the month at 3:30 PM

Roosevelt Island

Meets the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 PM

St. Agnes

Meets the last Monday of the month at 4:30 PM

Seward Park

Meets every third Thursday of the month at 2 PM


Meets Thursdays at 6 PM


Meets every third Monday of the month at 1:30 PM

Staten Island

Great Kills

Meets on the first Saturday of the month at 11 AM

New Dorp

Meets Fridays at 2:30 PM
Spanish "Grupo de Lectura y Discusión" meets Mondays at 4:30 PM

St. George Library Center

Meets Saturdays at 10:30 AM

South Beach

Meets Wednesdays at 11 AM and 6 PM

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