We ♥ book clubs!

The Library is here to help your book discussion group find multiple copies of the books you’re reading–and to keep literary discussion thriving in our valley.

It’s as easy as One, Two, or Three

One: Choosing titles for your upcoming discussions?

Two: Didn’t find your title here locally? See if your title is among the HUNDREDS available through the Colorado State Library.

Three: Didn’t find it? We may be able to get it for you through Interlibrary Loan.

We recommend..

  • Plan ahead, pick your future titles at least 3 months in advance
  • Steer clear of bestsellers due to high demand
  • Read the classics
  • Get answers to a few frequently asked questions

Looking for a book club to join?

Here are a few book clubs who welcome new members:

  • 1917 Book Club (sponsored by the Estes Park Museum). Meets in January, February, and March.
  • Being Awareness Book Club (co-sponsored by the Library and Salud Family Health). Meets monthly on Saturday mornings. Registration required.
  • Book Broads Book Club @ Elkins Distillery.  Meets monthly on Sunday evenings.
  • Methodist Women Devotional Book Group. Meets each Tuesday at 4 pm.
  • Monday Afternoon Book Club. Meets monthly on the second Monday at 3:30 pm from September through May.
  • Monday Morning Book Club. Meets monthly on the first Monday at 8:30 am. 
  • Pinewood Springs Book Club. Meets one Wednesday per month at 7 pm.

Library-led Book Clubs:

  • One Book One Valley. Every January, the community joins together in reading a shared title, chosen by locals. 
  • Being Awareness Book Club. 3-part series each season, featuring titles on self-discovery.
  • For more information on joining an area book club, contact bookclubs@estesvalleylibrary.org

    Other book club resources

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    The 100 List (from PBS’s The Great American Read)
    America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey).

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    It is a truth universally acknowledged that an avid reader in possession of a good book must be in want of another.

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    Monthly book review publication.  All of the content from the print edition is posted here.

    Fantastic Fiction
    An online catalog of authors and books for those of us who love to read fiction.

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    Good Reads’ mission is to help people find and share books they love.

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    Lit Lovers
    WHAT we read, HOW we read, and HOW we THINK about our reading.

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    Pulitzer Prizes — FictionGeneral Nonfiction
    To learn more about the Pulitzer Prizes, click on ‘About’ on the Pulitzer home page

    Find your next read based on specific characteristics.