Do you need some assistance in finding book clubs in Oklahoma? We’ve featured 10 that are worth joining below.
Norman Book Club is a book club located in Norman, Oklahoma that meets for biweekly in-person book club meetings around the city. Norman Book Club covers books from multiple genres, including science fiction, fantasy, mystery, thriller, horror and non-fiction books on history and self-development.
Some of the books that Norman Book Club have read include “Indianapolis” by Lynn Vincent and Sara Vladic and “One Hundred Years of Solitude” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Book club members are welcome to join book club meetings, meet other book club members and have an open discussion about the current shared book.
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Based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, A Book Walks into A Bar is a book club that welcomes its book club members to join them for monthly meetings at different bars in the core of the city. Over the course of the month, A Book Walks into A Bar book club members commit to reading the same shared text so that there’s a topic for discussion at their monthly meetings.
Some of the books that have made A Book Walks into A Bar’s past discussion topics include “American Dirt” by Jeanine Cummins and “The Metamorphosis” by Franz Kafka. More information about A Book Walks into A Bar’s meeting locations can be found on their private Meetup.com website. Potential book club members should know that A Book Walks into A Bar does usually meet in a bar, so there may be age restrictions to consider.
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Magic City Books Book Clubs are a number of book club run and managed by Magic City Books, an independent book store that operates in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Book club members are welcome to join one Magic City Books Book Club consistently or jump around for more variety.
For an idea of the kind of books that Magic City Books Book Clubs likes to use as its monthly books, look at “Kitchen Confidential” by Anthony Bourdain and “A Prayer for the Crown-Shy” by Becky Chambers. Magic City Books Book Clubs consists of two groups, “Ally Book Club,” which meets on the fourth Sunday of every month, and “Grab Bag Book Club,” which meets on the first Wednesday of the month.
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Located in numerous cities around the world, The Gloss is an international enterprise of women-focused book clubs that aim to be a social circle that supports and encourages women to connect with their women peers while have a good time reading a book and talking about it with people who have read it as well!
The Gloss: Oklahoma City is The Gloss’s local chapter in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and is led by Lisa Rondina. Interested women should sign up for a book club meeting by going to The Gloss: Oklahoma City’s website. Book club members will need to pay for membership – $55 USD for chapters in the USA – before signing up for individual meetings. Membership to Gloss allows members to have exclusive access to different products, events, and valuable networking opportunities with other The Gloss book club members.
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University of Oklahoma Alumni Book Club is an online book club that aims to connect former students that completed studies at the University of Oklahoma. Participation for the University of Oklahoma Alumni is free, and all are welcome to join for what’s sure to be an inspiring, educational and entertaining experience for all involved.
The online book club will take place over a private online forum, where University of Oklahoma Alumni Book Club members will be able to interact and meet for online meetings, which will take place once every two months. Some of the books that the University of Oklahoma Alumni Book Club may consider as part of their reading rotation include “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles and “Bear Town” by Fredrik Backman.
For more examples of books that the University of Oklahoma Alumni Book Club is planning to read through, check out their website.
Serving the community of Southeast Oklahoma, Southeast Oklahoma Library System has founded and promotes a number of book clubs which cater to a specific age demographic or interest. There are book clubs that welcome children, teenagers and adults specifically to allow joining book club members to enjoy bonding with book club members of their own demographic.
“Page Turners Book Club” meets on the first Thursday morning of every month at Stigler Public Library to discuss books of different genres. This book club welcomes adults of all genders and backgrounds to join them for a book club meeting. Another one of the Southeast Oklahoma Library System Book Clubs is “The Cliff Hangers Book Club,” which meets on the first Thursday afternoon in person at McAlester Public Library. Interested readers in and around the area in their teenage years should look into “Teen Tuesday”, a book club that meets at Choctaw County Public Library on the second Tuesday of the month for book club meetings.
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Stillwater Public Library Book Clubs are a number of book clubs organized by the Stillwater Public Library in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The library has been devoted to the public service of providing locals of Stillwater with library services such as book clubs with regularly scheduled discussions about shared books. Stillwater Public Library Book Clubs read a wide range of books, including both fiction and non-fiction selections.
Stillwater Public Library Book Clubs are led by a librarian and are limited in participation to 10 people so that all members can join in the conversation. Aside from “Fall Walking Book Club” and “Second Friday Book Club,” which are not taking any new book club members at the moment, there is an opportunity for interested participants to join “Four Star Book Club,” which meets on the second Friday of the month in the afternoon or “Ms. Red’s Book Club” which meets on the first Wednesday of the month in the afternoon.
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Situated in dozens of cities around the world, Silent Book Club has grown from the dream of two introverted friends in 2012 to a network of readers around the world who get together to read their own books in silence. Co-founders Guinevere de la Mare and Laura Gluhanich put together Silent Book Club to encourage others like them to get together and focus on reading.
Silent Book Club Oklahoma City is the local chapter of Silent Book Club. With just over a dozen active book club members, you’ll find Silent Book Club Oklahoma City a relaxing, supportive zone where you can bring your own book to a local cafe and enjoy it with other people who want to with you in silence.
Check out their website for more information on how to join Silent Book Club Oklahoma City.
Feisty and Fifty Book Club for Men and Women over 50 is a book club for men and women over 50. Organizer Susan Bright set up Feisty and Fifty Book Club for Men and Women over 50 in 2019, and it continues to be a popular book club in Tulsa, Oklahoma, for those interested in reading great books and meeting great people.
In the past, Feisty and Fifty Book Club for Men and Women over 50 has read books together like “Wish you Well” by David Baldacci and “The Innocent Man” by John Grisham, among others. The book club meets on the first Thursday of the month in the evening at different local venues around Tulsa.
Check out Feisty and Fifty Book Club for Men and Women over 50’s Meetup.com website for more details!
Locals of the book club scene in Tulsa, Oklahoma, will be familiar with Susan Bright, an avid reader and organizer of book clubs, including Wise and Wonderful – Women Over 50 Book Club. The book club, exclusively for women over 50 living in and around Tulsa, Oklahoma, has grown to over 400 active members over the four years that it has been active.
To get an idea of the kind of book that Wise and Wonderful – Women Over 50 Book Club enjoys reading, check out titles like “Before We Were Yours” by Lisa Wingate and “Loving Frank” by Nancy Horan. Book club meetings happen on the second or third Thursday of every month in the evening and usually happen in person at a local restaurant or bar.
Find out more about what Wise and Wonderful – Women Over 50 Book Club are doing here.