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Book Club Kits are available from all branch libraries and may be requested from the online catalog. The check out limit is 2 kits, the loan period is 60 days and a kit may be renewed 1 time. Available titles.

Avid Readers Book Group @ Fairview

The Avid Readers Book Club will meet on fourth Wednesday each month at 1:00 pm to discuss the books that individual members have read during the past month. New members are always welcome to all groups. 
See Fairview's home page or email the Library for more information.

The Fairview Book Club meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm.  

April 11     Orphan Train by Cristina Baker Kline
May 19     Commonwealth by  Ann Patchett
June 13         A Man Called Ove by Fredrick Backman
July 11    See Jane Run by Joy Fielding
August 8     Me Talk Pretty Someday by David Sedaris
September 12 The Next by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
October 10 The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
November 14 My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman

Best Reads Book Club @ Main

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The Best Reads Book Club meets on the third Thursday of each month at 1:00 pm. Meetings are usually held in the Williamson Room on the second floor of the Main Library in Franklin. New readers are welcome.


  • January 19:    Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
  • February 16:   Nobody's Fool by Richard Russo
  • March 16:       Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
  • April 20:         Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
  • May 18:         City of Thieves by David Benioff
  • June 15:        How Green was My Valley by Richard Llewyllen
  • July 20:      The Oregon Trail by Rinker Buck
  • August 17:      Lila by Marilyn Robinson


What's Cooking@Bethesda Cookbook Club

This Book Club meets the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m.  Call the Bethesda Branch for more information at 615-790-1887.

January 19  Cooking Light recipes
February 16 Soups and Stews
March 16  Mexican food
April 20 Breakfast food
May 18  Alton Brown
June 15  Bobby Flay
July 20  Picnic Food
August 17  The Chew
September 21   Mario Battali
October 19  Halloween/Fall food
November 16   Greek food
December 13 (Wednesday) - bring treats to the library's Open House

Book Group @ Bethesda

image book group meetingThe Bethesda Book Group for adults meets on the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm. New members are always welcome.
  • January 5:   The Doctor's Daughter by Belle Blackburn
  • February 2:  Hidden Figures by Margot Shetterly
  • March 2:     The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window by Jonas Jonasson
  • April 6:        Lilac girls by Martha Hall Kelly

Cookbook Book Club @ College Grove 

Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes? Do you enjoy sampling and sharing new dishes? Then you'll love this book club! We pick the theme; you chose and make a recipe to share. We meet on the second Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.


  • May -   Mexican
  • June -  Dairy Recipes (June is Dairy Month)
  • July -   Fresh from the Garden
  • Aug.    No Meeting
  • Sept. - Choose a Country
  • Oct. -   Halloween Treats
  • Nov. -  Election Day Party
  • Dec. -  Christmas Cookies


Tuesday Morning Book Club @ College Grove Branch

New members are always welcome to join our lively, informal discussions. The club, a joint venture of the Library and FiftyForward College Grove, is open to adults of all ages.   We meet on the third Tuesday at 9:00 a.m

  • January 17          Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
  • February 21       The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
  • March 21            Half-broke Horses by Jeanette Walls
  • April 18 Orphan Mother by Robert Hicks
  • May 16  The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
  • June 20   When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
  • July 18   The Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown
  • August No Meeting
  • September 19   Fates and Furies by Lauren Goff
  • October 17   The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  • November 21   Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
  • December 19   Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton

Literary Ladies Book Club @ Main

image lady readyThe Literary Ladies Book Club meets the third Monday at 6:00 in the board Room on the second floor of the library.  New members are always welcome.

  • January 23 -    The Boys in the Boat  by Daniel James
  • February 27 -   The Martian by Andy Weir
  • March 20 -      The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
  • April 17 -        A Separate Country by Robert Hicks
  • May 15 -       A Man called Ove by Fredrick Backman
  • June 19 The Little Paris bookshop by Nina George
  • July 17 All the Light You Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  • August 21 Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult
  • September 18 West with the night  by Beryl Markham
  • October 16 


Eclectic Readers @ Nolensville

Eclectic Readers meet the third Thursday of every month at 1:00 pm to discuss a book selection. There is no meeting in December. 

January 19       Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
February 16      At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen
March 16         The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin
April 20           Lone Wolf by Jodi Piccoult
May 18            Devil Amongst the Lawyers by Sharyn McCrumb
June 15           Thunderstruck by Erik Larson
July 20            When Breath become Air by Paul Kalanithi
Aug 17            Go set a Watchman by Harper Lee
September 20   The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan
October 19       The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
November 16    Deep Down Dark by Hector Tobar

No December meeting

The Literary Classics Online Book Club 

Literary Classics Online Bookclub
Like to read classics? This club is for you!

Six classics are selected for online discussion annually. Each discussion lasts two months.

  Stay tuned for more information . . .