Do you love reading and talking about books you’ve read with others? Joining a book club will allow you to do lots of this. Continue reading to learn about 10 top book clubs in Winnipeg.
The Gloss: Winnipeg is the local Canadian chapter of the international social group and book club that has grown from its origins in 2008. Today, The Gloss: Winnipeg enjoys participation by over 900 active members who meet on the last Tuesday of every month. The Gloss: Winnipeg members meet once a month to discuss a shared book and other current issues.
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Books that The Gloss: Winnipeg is interested in include “The Messy Lives of Book People” by Phaedra Patrick. The Gloss: Winnipeg’s local organizer is Kylie Newman, and the information about The Gloss: Winnipeg’s monthly location can be found on their website, where interested members can also learn about how to join their next book club meeting.
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Located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Women’s Book Club: Canadian Lit and More is a local book club that welcomes women who enjoy reading Canadian literature with other like-minded women in the area. Book club co-organizers Kim and Jill are happy to help all current and prospective book club members with any questions they might have.
Find out more about Women’s Book Club: Canadian Lit and More by looking at some of their past monthly books, “The Lost City of the Monkey God” by Douglas Preston and “Split Tooth” by Tanya Tagaq. Book club meetings take place on a Thursday evening of every month, meeting in-person at various venues around Winnipeg.
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Winnipeg Public Library Book Clubs are a number of different online and in-person book clubs that cater to groups of different adults, seniors and youth. Winnipeg Public Library Book Clubs encourage members to share in reading the book club’s monthly book in order to be ready for the active discussions that are a usual part of Winnipeg Public Library Book Clubs meetings.
There are a number of Winnipeg Public Library Book Clubs that are available to locals of Winnipeg. “Perspectives Online Book Club” is an online book club for adults or seniors that meets on the first Tuesday evening of every month. Adults interested in participating in book club meetings in person can look into joining “Louis Riel Saturday Book Club,” which meets on the second Saturday of the month at Louis Riel Library. There are also other book clubs such as “West Kildonan Book Club,” that meets on the second Monday evening of every month in person and “Transcona Adult Book Club,” which meets on the second Tuesday evening of every month.
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Based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Prairie Spirit Book Club is a book club founded and hosted by Prairie Spirit United Church. Prairie Spirit Book Club was created to make a supportive space for adult people of all genders who are interested in connecting with others over books and related topics.
Prairie Spirit Book Club meets at the Prairie Spirit United Church on the first Friday afternoon of each month. The book club is taking off the months of July and August but will report to active status after that short break. Book club members will read the same book together and come together every month to discuss the book, as well as topics arising from reading materials.
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55+ Short Story Book Club is a book club that is created for senior individuals in Winnipeg. The program is provided by Seven Oaks Seniors Resource Finder and is a monthly book club with no membership or commitment obligation.
55+ Short Story Book Club was formerly an in-person book club but, since COVID-19, has turned to phone meetings to continue their book club meetings. Book club meetings consist of a short story read during the meeting, which then becomes the base material for discussions. Information about book club meetings can be requested by contacting Seven Oaks Seniors Resource Finder directly.
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Situated in Winnipeg, Manitoba, SZ Sisterhood Book Club is a book club that welcomes adult women who are interested in reading with other ladies in the city of Winnipeg. The book club is hosted by group club facilitator Rhonda Youell, a retired administrator of West Kildonan Collegiate.
For information about SZ Sisterhood Book Club, look at some of the books that they’re interested in reading together, such as “Golem Girl: A Memoir” by Riva Lehrer. Book club meetings will resume in January of 2023 and take place on the last Wednesday afternoon of the month.
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UWinnipeg Alumni Book Club is a book club that is created for interested individuals. UWinnipeg Alumni Book Club organizes itself through an online forum that allows book club members to discuss their shared reading material. Membership for interested participants is free of charge, thanks for donations from other alumni.
UWinnipeg Alumni Book Club enjoys reading a wide range of fiction and non-fiction literature, including “All the Lonely People” by Mike Gayle. The book club online meetings happen after giving book club members two months of reading time to complete the assigned reading.
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Winnipeg, Manitoba is home to Next Chapter Book Club, a book club that is committed to maintaining a relaxed, open environment for people passionate about reading and connecting with other friendly individuals. Next Chapter Book Club meets weekly for an hour-long book club meeting at various local venues, including shopping malls and libraries.
Next Chapter Book Club maintains local chapters in Winnipeg, Steinbach and the newest chapter in Selkirk, which was in the planning stages when progress was halted due to COVID-19. Book club meetings are organized and facilitated by volunteers. Additional information can be had by reaching out to Deborah Dykstra.
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Readers who enjoy reading more than the social aspect that usually accompanies book club experiences will enjoy Silent Book Club, a book club that allows quieter, more introverted readers to focus on their reading more than having to think of what to say next. Founded in 2012, Silent Book Club now has chapters worldwide, including one in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Silent Book Club’s Winnipeg chapter meets once a month online to read together with other book club members. Silent Book Club does not ask members to commit to reading the same shared book as other members but instead encourages them to bring their own reading material and simply enjoy reading alongside other people who are just like them.
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Free Press Book Club is a book club situated in Winnipeg. This book club welcomes both men and women who are interested in reading and committed to reading a number of common books month on month to discuss at Free Press Book Club’s monthly meetings.
“The Gunsmith’s Daughter” by Margaret Sweatman and “Life in the City of Dirty Water” by Clayton Thomas-muller are a number of examples of the kinds of book that Free Press Book Club is interested in. Registration for membership in Free Press Book Club is free.
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