Book groups

Join a Book Group

Do you love to chat and share ideas and thoughts about books? Book Groups are a great way to meet like-minded people and indulge your passion for reading. Maribyrnong Libraries run monthly book groups, with lots of times and locations to suit everyone!

If you'd like to start your own book group with friends, we also have over 150 book group sets that you can borrow for free! See below for more information.

Book Group




Braybrook Library Book Groups

Braybrook Book Group Braybrook Library 2pm Second Friday of the month.

Footscray Library Book Groups

Second Tuesday Book Group

Footscray Library


Second Tuesday of the month.

Third Tuesday Book Group

Footscray Library


Third Tuesday of the month.

Supper Club Book Group

Footscray Library 6:30pm Third Tuesday of the month.
Chinese Book Group  Footscray Library 10:30am Third Friday of the month. 
Saturday Book Group  Footscray Library 2pm Third Saturday of the month. 

LGBTI Book and Film Chat

Footscray Library


Fourth Tuesday of the month.

 Maribyrnong Library Book Group

Maribyrnong Book Group  Maribyrnong Library 6.30pm  Second Thursday of the month.

Yarraville Library Book Groups

High Tea Book Group Yarraville Library 2pm Second Thursday of the month.

Online Book Groups

Yarraville Zoom Book Group
Online via Zoom 6:30pm First Tuesday of the month.


Kids Book Groups

Does your child love reading, and talking about books? We run book groups for kids at West Footscray and Yarraville library branches. Learn more at the Kids page.

Borrow a Book Group Set

If you run a book group, we have over 150 book group sets that you can borrow. Ten copies of selected new titles can be loaned for up to six weeks.

To borrow a book set, first choose a title from the list below, then call or visit the library to place a reserve on it.

  • The set is loaned on a member’s library card for six weeks.
  • Book sets cannot be renewed.
  • All 10 copies must be returned on or before the due date.
  • Sets can be reserved for any six week period in the next six months.

Book Group Titles

Download our Book Group title lists below: