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The Ouachita Parish Public Library hosts a dozen book clubs for all to enjoy. For a list of all programs, visit our Events Calendar.

Online Book Club
The Online Book Club is for busy readers. Join the Facebook Group to discuss each quarter's book selection. You may check out the e-book or e-audiobook via the free Hoopla Digital app, or the print book or book-on-CD at your local branch. 

This quarter's title is The Ungrateful Refugee by Dina Nayeri. Place it on hold here.

Mocha Monday Book Club
The Mocha Monday Book Club meets every first Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at the Main Branch Library. This book club discusses works from African-American authors and authors of color.

The next Mocha Monday Book Club meets at 5:30 p.m. November 4 at the Main Branch Library. This month's title is We Cast a Shadow by Maurice Carols Ruffin. Place it on hold here.

The Night People Book Club
This book club is for fans of horror, dark fantasy and dark sci-fi. They meet the first Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. at the Main Branch Library.

The next Night People Book Club meets at 5:30 p.m. November 5 at the Main Branch Library. This month's title is The Monk by Matthew Gregory Lewis. Call 318.327.1490 to place it on hold (mention you are calling for The Night People Book Club).

Comic Book Club
The Comic Book Club is for fans of comics and graphic novels. They meet the first Wednesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. at the Main Branch Library.

The next Comic Book Club meets at 5:30 p.m. November 6 at the Main Branch Library. This month's topic is The Flash.

Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club
This book club is for fans of science fiction and fantasy. They meet the first Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the Sterlington Memorial Branch Library.

The next Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club meets at 6:30 p.m. November 6 at the Sterlington Memorial Branch Library. This month's title is The Princess Bride by William Goldman. Place it on hold here.

Lost in the Stacks Book Club
The Lost in the Stacks Book Club (LITS) is for readers of literary books. LITS meets the second Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Main Branch Library.

The next LITS meets at 6 p.m. November 12 at the Main Branch Library. This month's title is This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper. Place it on hold here.

Who's Who Book Club
The Who's Who Book Club discusses biographies and memoirs. They meet every second Tuesday at 4 p.m. at the Ollie Burns Memorial Branch Library.

The next Who's Who Book Club meets at 4 p.m. November 12 at the Ollie Burns Memorial Branch Library. This month's title is The Rise of the Rocket Girls by Nathalia Holt. Place it on hold here.

Just Read Book Club
This book club is for those who like to discover new books in a relaxed setting. The Just Read Book Club meets the second Thursday of every month at the Cpl. J.R. Searcy Memorial Branch Library

The next Just Read Book Club meets at 1:30 p.m. November 14 at the Searcy Memorial Branch Library. This month, they will discuss favorite holiday books.

Bring Your Own Book Club
The Bring Your Own Book Club (BYOB) discusses shareable interests for new adults. BYOB members are encouraged to bring their own (non-alcoholic) beverages to book club. They meet every third Monday of the month at the Ouachita Valley Branch Library.

The next BYOB Club meets at 5:30 p.m. November 18 at the Ouachita Valley Branch. This month's title is The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert. Place it on hold here.

Beyond the Pages Book Club
At the Beyond the Pages Book Club, discuss your favorite books over coffee. This book club meets the fourth Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m. at the West Monroe Branch Library.

The next Beyond the Pages Book Club meets at 2 p.m. November 20 at the West Monroe Branch Library. 

Rainbow Reads Book Club
The Rainbow Reads Book Club is for LGBT folks and their allies. They meet the last Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at the Main Branch Library.

The next Rainbow Reads Book Club will meet at 5:30 p.m. November 25 at the Main Branch Library. This month's title is Check, Please! Book 1: #Hockey by Ngozi Ukazu. Place it on hold here.

Millennial Book Club
The Millennial Book Club is for those who are creative, diverse, open-minded and tech-savvy. They meet the last Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at the Ouachita Valley Branch Library.

The next Millennial Book Club meets at 5:30 p.m. November 26 at the Ouachita Valley Branch Library. This month's title is Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 - The Authorized Adaptation by Tim Hamilton. Place it on hold here.
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