Book Clubs

We help you find the books you'll love!!

Are you looking for a group of like minded bibliophiles? Are you new to the area and want to find a group of people with similar interests? Stop by the Towne Book Center and Cafe and join one of our book clubs!

Members receive 15% off each month's selection listed below!


Towne Book Center & Cafe Book Club

This is the original book club, in existence practically since the day the store opened its doors 25 years ago! The TBC&C Book Club typically reads literary and contemporary fiction with a few forays into popular nonfiction and former bestsellers. Frequently the group reads books by local authors and host the authors as part of the discussion! The TBC&C Book Club is a very comfortable and encouraging group and they welcome any and all opinions on the books they read each month. Each meeting is typcially attended by 20 to 30 people of various ages.

Former selections include Two Days Gone by Randall Silvis, If the Creek Don't Rise by Leah Weiss, The Storied Life of AJ Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin and A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 7PM

Next Book: Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chaiverini

Meeting on Wednesday, July 11th

**The book club will not meet on July 4th**


Classics Book Club

The Classics Book Club reads just what the name would suggest - the classics! Anything from Austen to Zola is included in the repertoire and if you miss your favorite literature class from high school or college and you're looking for a group of like-minded individuals, this is the group for you!

Meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7PM

Next Book: Labyrinths by Jorge Luis Borges

Meeting on Tuesday, June 25th


Literary Fiction Book Club

The Literary Fiction Book Club reads fiction that is often overlooked by the general public and does that does not often grace the lists of bestsellers. Each book is guaranteed to make you think, both about the context of the book, but also about how it relates to society as a whole.

Meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7PM

Next Book: The Accomplished Guest by Ann Beattie

Meeting on Thursday, July 12th

Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker Cover Image
ISBN: 9780142180358
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dutton Books - September 24th, 2013



Labyrinths Cover Image
ISBN: 9780811216999
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - May 17th, 2007



The Accomplished Guest: Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501111396
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scribner Book Company - June 5th, 2018