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Out of this feedback came the opportunity - and idea - to further encourage and support this community by publishing interviews with book club. These interviews are packed with useful information, insights - and are just plain fun to read!

Below is our historical archive. We hope you enjoy these Q&As with these fascinating booklovers - just like you!

Perry Branch Adult Book Group
Perry Branch Adult Book Group
In an effort to connect libraries to the reading community at large, in July 2007, the Perry Branch Library in Gilbert, Arizona began a monthly, librarian-facilitated book group. Lesley Marshall, who heads the program, tells BookBrowse a bit about it...
December 2012
Fourth Monday Book Club
Fourth Monday Book Club
Has your book club been thinking of reading more nonfiction books, or had trouble finding nonfiction titles that generate good discussions? If so, you'll find this month's interview with a book club that reads almost exclusively nonfiction fascinating, and their annotated suggestion list of more than 30 nonfiction titles invaluable!
November 2012
Sisterhood Book Club
Sisterhood Book Club
What do you do when the cops interrupt a perfectly good book club meeting? Johnna Puttoff of The Sisterhood - a 13-year-old book group based in Frankfort, Kentucky - explains.
October 2012
Muse & Views Book Club
Muse & Views Book Club
Meet the Muse & Views book club of Ottawa, Canada - a group of ten women who meet monthly for good conversation about a wide range of books.
June 2012
History Book Group
History Book Group
Lesley Fitzpatrick and Maggie Thompson, co-founders of the History Book Group in San Diego, CA., join us to talk about their approach to history, and offer up some great advice and selections.
May 2012
3 Rs Book Club - Retired, Relaxed and Reading
3 Rs Book Club - Retired, Relaxed and Reading
The 3 Rs Book Club - Retired, Relaxed and Reading - based in Tallahassee, Florida, joins us to discuss how these retired educators keep their meetings explosively fun: literature-inspired treats, historical presentations... even bringing a live grenade to a meeting!
April 2012
Boys Book Club (aka BBC)
Boys Book Club (aka BBC)
The Boys Book Club - aka the "BBC" - based out of San Diego, California, is made up entirely of men between the ages of 45 and 60 and has been meeting monthly for over two years.
January 2012
Reading Rock Book Club
Reading Rock Book Club
The Reading Rock Book Club in Dickson, TN, celebrates two years together this month. Laura Hill, owner of Reading Rock Books, joins us to talk about her group.
January 2012
Las Revistas Book Club
Las Revistas Book Club
Rosemary Toland, one of the sixteen members of the San Antonio based book club Las Revistas, discusses how they've kept the discussion flowing over 25 years and more than 200 books!
October 2011
Books & Bars
Books & Bars
Jeff Kamin runs the Minneapolis based Books & Bars book club which regularly attracts over 90 people to a meeting, about 40% of whom are men. Find out more about Jeff's unique concept for a book club...
January 2011
Would you be interested in being interviewed for this feature? If so, please contact us with brief details about your club. It is very helpful if you include both a contact email and a telephone number.

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