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Reader's Groups 

If you love reading  and would like to share the books you enjoy in an open and relaxed atmosphere, why not come along to one our meetings?  There is no membership fee  Be prepared to read the book choice beforehand and to discuss it informally.  Copies of the books will be available at the library before each meeting.
Membership is free. New members always welcome. Bring your library card.

Download the current instructions for Reserving books for Reader's Groups (PDF 371 KB)

Reader Group Locations:
Alvechurch | Bewdley | Broadway | Bromsgrove | Catshill | Droitwich | Evesham | Hagley | Kidderminster | Malvern | Pershore | Redditch | Rubery | Stourport | Tenbury | Upton | Worcester | St Johns | Warndon | Wythall |

library homeAlvechurch Library

Alvechurch Readers Group

Meets: Once a month on a Monday evening (last Monday of the month)
Time: 6.15 -7.25 pm.

Children and Young People's Readers Group

Alvechurch Library Worms for children aged 8 -12 years

Meets: Once a month (term time only).
Time: 4.00 - 5.00 pm

library homeBewdley Library

Meets: First Monday of every month
Time: 7.00 - 8.00 pm

Venue: The Old Town Hall, Wyre Hill, Bewdley, DY12 2UE

library homeBroadway Library

Meets: Once a month. Every second Monday in the month
Time: 2.30pm.

Refreshments are provided.

library homeBromsgrove Library

Meets: Second Monday of the month
Time: 5.30 pm - 6.45 pm

NB: The book is chosen on a monthly basis by the group

library homeCatshill Library

Meets: Second Monday evening each month. 
Time: 6.30 pm to 7.30pm

library homeDroitwich Library

Meets: Second Tuesday of each month
Time: 6.30 pm.

NB: The Group is currently full and closed to new members.

library homeEvesham Library

Meets: One Tuesday a month.
Time: 2.30pm

Evening Readers Group

Meets: Second Thursday of the month
Time: 6-7.30pm.

Books are chosen 2 months ahead by the group.

library homeHagley Library

Hagley Library Book Club starts on Thursday 29th November and will continue to run on the last Thursday of every month at 2:30pm in the library.

library homeKidderminster Library

Meets: Second Tuesday evening each month.
Time: 6.00pm

Tea and coffee available.

library homeMalvern Library

Meets: Fourth Wednesday in every month.

Time: 7.00 pm.

Light refreshments are available free of charge.

library homePershore Library

Meets: First Monday of each month
Time: 10.30am.

library homeRedditch Library

Meets: Third Friday in the month
Time: 2.00 pm

Children and Young People's Readers' Group

Redditch - are you 9 -13 years old?  Come and join us.

Meets: Once a month on a Thursday (term time only)
Time: 4.00 - 5.00 pm 

library homeRubery Library

Meets: Fourth Thursday in the month.  
Time: 5.45 - 6.45 pm.

Children and Young People's Readers' Groups

Children aged 7 -10 years old, meet on 2nd Tuesday of each month from 4.00 - 5.00 pm (term time only).

Young People aged 11 -15 years old, meet on 4th Tuesday of each month from 4.15 - 5.15 pm (term time only).

library homeStourport Library

Chatterbooks, a reading group for children aged 8 – 10 meets once a month on a Saturday morning 11am – 12pm.  

library homeTenbury Wells

Teme Readers - Download our Teme readers meeting schedule Nov 2012 - May 2013 (PDF 113 KB)

Tenbury Readers' Group normally meets at Tenbury Library on the third Wednesday of every month (except for Christmas) between 7.30 and 9.30 pm.

library homeUpton Library

Wednesday Afternoon Readers Group

Meets: Wednesday afternoons
Time:   2.00pm - 3.30pm. 

Saturday Morning Readers Group

Meets: Saturday's
Time: 10.30 - 11.30am

library homeWorcester Hive


If you are aged between 8 and 12 years old and love books, then 'Chatterbooks at The Hive' is the book club is for you!    Join us for book chat, fun literary games and activities and to discover new books and authors both on the shelves and online!  FREE!

From October the group will meet on the 2nd Monday of each month from 4.30 – 5.45pm. 

Chapter 5 - Teen Book Club

If you are aged between 13 & 17 years old, enjoy books and lively discussion, come along and join in. Starting on 11 September Chapter 5 Book Club meets on the second Thursday of each month from 7 – 8pm. As well as reading books members may also get involved in helping to display and promote books within The Hive, write short reader reviews, order stock for the teenage book stock, and made a Pinterest board of recommended reads.

Adult Reading Group

This free to attend readers group meet every third Monday of the month, between 5.30 and 6.30pm in meeting room 3 at The Hive.

library homeSt. John's Library

Meets: Fourth Thursday in every month
Time: 3.00 and 4.00 pm.

library homeWarndon Library

Tuesday Group

Meets: First Tuesday of the month
Time : 2.00 – 3.00

Friday Group

Meets: Last Friday of every month
Time: 10.30-11.30 

Eager Readers (5 to 7 years)

Meets: Last Saturday of the month
Time: 2.30 - 3.30pm

Book Buddies (8 to 12 years)

Meets: First Saturday of the month
Time: 2.30 - 3.30pm

library homeWythall Library

Meets: First Saturday of every month
Time: 2.30-3.30 pm.  

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This page was last reviewed 23 September 2014 at 10:19.
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