The Temporary Main, Hills Branch and Fells Branch are open!
Browsing and holds pickup available.
Masks are required for unvaccinated patrons, including children aged 2-11.

Book Groups

WFL Book Groups for Adults

New members always welcome!

Friday Morning Book Group at the Main Library

Our Friday Morning Book Group has gone virtual! See our latest video below.

All are welcome to join us for discussion and morning coffee. The group meets on the third Friday of each month from 9:45 AM to 11:15 AM. Copies of the monthly titles are available at the Reference Desk for you to borrow. The monthly discussion title may range from indie and foreign films to historical fiction books, memoirs, and contemporary fiction. For more information, contact Deb Berenbaum at 781-235-1610 x 1220 or Visit the Library Events Calendar or drop by the reference desk to find out what we are reading.

Book Chat Zoom

Join in to give a ‘thumbs up’ or ‘thumbs down’ to your recent reading and come away with a list of recommended titles for what to read next. New members are always welcome.   Call Information Services at 781-235-1610 for more information.  Contact for Zoom info: Deborah Pelegrini-Yong.

Book Discussion Group Resources


Starting Your Own Book Group? Need space to begin?
The Wellesley Free Library is pleased to help get new groups off to a comfortable start by offering the use of a meeting room. For more information email

Book Group in a Bag

Are you and your friends eager to start your own book club?
A Book Group in a Bag contains everything your group needs to begin reading and discussing your next book. Ten copies of each title are included in the bag along with a discussion guide, reviews, and tips on how to run a successful group. View available titles in our online catalog or in person at the Circulation Desk on the 1st floor.
For more information, please contact Deb Berenbaum at 781 235 1610 x1220.


Handbooks found in the Wellesley Library

Reading Group Choices
Reading Group Choices selects discussible books and suggests discussion topics for reading groups. The company produces a printed guide annually that is distributed nationally to libraries, reading groups, book stores, community book festivals, and individuals. Its popular website offers interesting, informative, fun, and interactive material of interest to book clubs.

Reading Group Guides
The online community for reading groups. Find comprehensive guides for hundreds of groups.