Would you like to join discussions on a range of books and literary topics?

Our Book Clubs cover a variety of genres, topics, and authors. There are currently over twenty active clubs facilitated through the Library.

The advantage of joining a Book Club through us is that we provide the books as a set, alongside a kit of reading notes to help promote discussion Books are negotiated with one of our librarians. See some examples of current titles on this page.

Individuals can join an existing Book Club depending on availability. Pre-existing groups are welcome to join the Book Club service.  However, please note that intake is on pause until 2022.


10 books per year $90.00 per person / $60.00 concession

8 books per year $72.00 per person / $48.00 concession

6 books per year $54.00 per person / $36.00 concession

4 books per year $36.00 per person / $24.00 concession

Group Requirements:

Groups must include a minimum of ten members, and a maximum of twelve.


Groups are welcome to reserve a room at the Library, or can alternatively meet at an external location as they wish.


Book Clubs groups can meet once a month, every 2 months, or whenever is suitable upon agreement with Library staff.

Membership Enquiries:

We are not currently taking any new members for 2021.

Please feel free to email libraryevents@mvcc.vic.gov.au to be placed on a waitlist for 2022 intake. General enquiries can also be directed to this address, or alternately contact Sam Merrifield Library on 9243 1950.