Come talk about books and meet new friends at one of the Lincoln Public Library's book clubs. All adult library book groups are:

  • Open to the public
  • No registration is required. Drop-ins are highly encouraged.
  • Dates subject to change based on holidays.

We currently offer three regular book clubs.

Mystery Book Club   Award-Winning Book Club  BYOB Book Club

The printable flyer of titles for all three book clubs is available.

Upcoming Book Club Events

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Mystery Book Club

Lincoln Public Library Mystery Book Club. Interested in reading books to die for? The first Monday of each month at 11:30 AM

We read all types of mysteries from cozies to hard-boiled to classics. Join us each month as we read books from different mystery authors. Will we be thrilled and chilled and breathlessly awaiting the next book? Let's discuss it.

Join Us

Meets on the first Monday of each month at 11:30 AM. 

Due to COVID-19, this program is being held on Zoom. Register for the Mystery Book Club Zoom meeting.

Upcoming Titles

Award-Winning Book Club

Lincoln Public Library Award-Winning Book Club: Also known as the Lincoln Library Litwits

Need a reason to keep up with a variety of the award-winning books out there? Then we've got just to excuse for you! Join us as we discuss outstanding nominees and winners of:

  • the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
  • the National Book Award
  • the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction
  • the PEN/Hemingway Award
  • the International Booker Prize
  • the Kirkus Prize
  • the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction
  • the National Book Critics Circle
  • And more

Join Us

Meets on the third Monday of each month at 11:30 AM.

Due to COVID-19, this program is being held on Zoom. Register for the Award-Winning Book Club Zoom meeting.

Upcoming Titles

BYOB Book Club

Lincoln Public Library BYOB Book Club: Bring Your Own Book to this fun twist on a Book Club

Have you always wanted to join a book club, but feel like having assigned reading is too much like school? Or did talking about one book feel too confining, because you wanted to talk about all the other books you like? Well, now you can, at our BYOB Book Club! Join to recommend some of your favorites based on a different theme each month. Get ready to share what books you're loving and get some new ideas to add to your must-read list.

Join Us

Meets on the last Monday of each month at 6:30 PM. 

Due to COVID-19, this program is being held on Zoom. Register for the BYOB Book Club Zoom meeting.

Upcoming Titles

  • Feb. 28 – Books you chose solely because of the cover
  • Mar. 28 – Your favorite award-winning books
  • Apr. 25 - A book you think should be considered a "classic"

Book Club Resources

Get some help picking out your next great book to read! These databases are all available to you with a library card.

NoveList Plus: Find new titles to read. Search by favorite author, title or series and find similar titles, reviews and reading group guides.

Hoopla and Libby by Overdrive: Take advantage of our digital collections, free with your library card! These collections have an easy set-up process: simply download the app on your internet connected device, register your library card, and start browsing. You can also access them through the web. Find out more about our e-content services on our Books and E-Books page.