Book Clubs


Come along to your local library for our group discussions on book club picks for all ages – tea/coffee and biscuits included! Contact the libraries directly for more information or to book a place.

Abbeyleix Library – Call 057 8730020 or email abbeyleixlibrary@laoiscoco.ie

Adult Book Club – meets on the last Thursday of the month at 6:30pm. Contact the library for more details.

Mountmellick Library – Call 057 8644572 or email mountmellicklibrary@laoiscoco.ie

Book Clubs:

Our Adult book club has returned so why not get your reading groove back on?! December’s choice is The Beekeeper of Aleppo. Contact 0578644572 or email mountmellicklibrary@laoiscoco.ie if interested.

Junior Book Club – the club is currently reading Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling. Next meeting taking place on Tues, 13th Dec at 4pm. Suitable for ages 8-12 years.

Junior Book Club: Our next meeting will be Tuesday October 25th at 4pm and we are reading Indigo Wilde and the Creatures of the Jellybean Crescent. For 8-12 year olds -contact 0578644572 or email mountmellicklibrary@laoiscoco.ie if interested.

Baby Book Club: Mountmellick Library Baby Book Club for 0-3yr olds aims to encourage sound awareness using action rhymes, songs and stories. This is a key building block in your child’s literacy. Every Tuesday morning at 10.30 a.m. Ring 0578644572 for further details.

Mountrath Library – Call 057 8756378 or email mountrathlibrary@laoiscoco.ie

Adult Book Club – meets on the first Thursday of every month at 6:15pm. Contact the library for more details.

Junior Graphic Novel Book Club – meets on the first Thursday of every month at 4pm. Contact the library for more details.

Portarlington Library – Call 057 8643751 or email portarlingtonlibrary@laoiscoco.ie

Adult Book Club – meets on the last Tuesday of the month at 11am. Contact the library for more details.

Junior Book Club for 9-12 years – meets on the last Wednesday of the month at 6pm. Contact the library for more details.

Portlaoise Library – Call 057 8622333 or email portlaoiselibrary@laoiscoco.ie

Adult Evening Book Club – meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm. Contact the library for more details.

Chapter One Adult Morning Book Club – meets on the last Friday of the month at 11am. Contact the library for more details.

Young Adult Online Book Club – a new monthly online Young Adult book club is starting on Thurs, 6th Oct at 6pm. Email portlaoiselibrary@laoiscoco.ie to register for Zoom link details.

Junior Book Club for 6-9 years – meets monthly on Thursdays at 4pm. Contact the library for more details.

Armchair Adventures Book Club for 10-12 years – meets on the last Friday of the month at 4pm. Contact the library for more details.

Baby Book Club for 0-3 years – meets fortnightly on Thursdays at 10:30am. Baby Book Club uses songs, stories and rhymes to build a foundation to literacy in babies and toddlers through sound awareness. Contact the library for more details.

Literature at 11 – meets fortnightly on Thursdays from 11am-12pm. Do you love poetry and literature but do not have the time available to join a book club?  Do you like the idea of listening to poetry and prose reading and discussing them with a group? We will provide tea and coffee, great literature and chat!

Rathdowney Library – Call 0505 46852 or email rathdowneylibrary@laoiscoco.ie

Adult Book Club – meets on the first Monday of each month at 8pm. Contact the library for more details.

 

Laois Libraries Online Book Club reads one book a month chosen from the BorrowBox collection. On the last Sunday of each month, questions are posed for discussion on our Book Club Facebook page. You can join the group via this link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/315513126404037. New members are always welcome.