Book clubs around Australia

Book clubs are a fun and easy way to discover new books, and connect with other readers.

If you’re looking to start your own book club, we’ve put together these handy steps.

You can also join in on one of the many existing book club programs run by libraries, bookstores, organisations and individuals around Australia.

See our list of some of the amazing book club programs in states around Australia. Have an Australian-based book club network? Email us at


Tough Guy Book Club (local branches searchable)

Silent Book Club (local branches searchable)

Together We Read (online)

hoopla Digital Book Club (online)

Rachael Johns’ Online Book Club (online)

Rebel Readers Alliance (paid service)

Shameless Book Club (online)

BookTok Book Club (online)

Centre of Adult Education’s Book Groups (paid)

Australian Capital Territory

ACT Libraries, Too Busy Book Club

Cosy Reading Book Club

Canberra Book Club

Popular Fiction Book Club

New South Wales

State Library NSW, B List Book Club

Inner West Book Clubs

City of Parramatta Libraries Book Clubs

Lake Mac Libraries Book Clubs

Fruitful Queer Book Club

Better Read Than Dead Book Clubs

Mid-Western Regional Council Book Groups 

Wagga Wagga City Library Book Club


Avid Reader’s Book Clubs

Books@Stones Book Clubs

Books and Belles, Brisbane

Lit Up by the Bay Book Club

Brisbane Ladies Book Club


Ultimate Girls Friendship Group & Book Club

Fraser Coast Regional Council Book Club

Moreton Bay Libraries Book Clubs

City of Townsville Book Clubs

Mackay Regional Council Book Clubs

Gympie Library Book Clubs

Quick Brown Fox Bookshop Book Clubs

South Australia

Friends of the State Library Book Club

City of Adelaide Book Groups

Mostly Books Book Clubs

Matilda Bookshop Book Clubs

City of West Torrens Book Clubs

Burnside Library Book Clubs

City of PAE Libraries Book Clubs


Libraries Tasmania Book Groups

Fullers Bookshop Reading Group

Hobart Bookshop Book Clubs

Launceston Book Club


City of Melbourne Book Clubs

Melbourne City Reads

Yarra Libraries Book Groups

Hares & Hyenas Book Clubs

Cover 2 Cover, Glen Eira Libraries

Moonee Valley Libraries Book Clubs

Queer Book Group, Maribyrnong Library Service

Western Australia

State Library of Western Australia, Libby Book Club

Perth Book Club

City of Perth Library, Busy People’s Book Club

City of South Perth Book Clubs

Book in the Brewery Book Club

Bayswater Bookworms Book Club

International and online

Oprah’s Book Club

Reese’s Book Club

The Booker Prize Book Club

Download our book club guide

Interested in running a book club but don’t know where to start? Download and share our handy guide – including top tips, book club prompts, and more.