Book Clubs

Book Discussion Groups

The Friends of the Cedar Falls Public Library sponsor two book discussion groups that meet in the Library’s Conference Room.  The morning book discussion group meets on the last Tuesday of the month at 10:15 am and the evening book discussion group meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm.  Everyone is welcome, no registration is required.
>Click here to see a list of upcoming titles for both groups.

CFPL Online Book Discussion and Newsletter

Do you belong to a book club? Would your group like to receive notices of author events, reading group tips, or book lists? If so, consider signing up for our new monthly newsletter by >clicking here.  Featured book lists, author events, and news for readers will appear in each issue.

>Book Club Newsletter (NovelT News)

Please join our online book discussions, too! GoodReads members can click on “Groups” and search for “Cedar Falls Public Library” to participate. Comment as little or as much as you want, and explore the love of reading.

>Dear Reader Join our Online Book Clubs. Every day, Monday through Friday, you will receive in your email a five-minute selection from a chapter of a book. By the end of the week, you’ll have read 2-3 chapters. Every Monday we start a new book. Sign up and start reading.

>Chapter a Day Chapter a Day® is heard daily at 12:30pm and 11:00pm on the Ideas Network stations of Wisconsin Public Radio.

Other Area Book Groups

AAUW: “Discuss and Discover Diversity”  Contact Dr. Judy Beckman at or 319-268-0544

>Waterloo Public Library has The MustList Club.  If you are looking for a different twist on book clubs you may want to consider attending this program.  For a description of the event, time and dates go to the Waterloo Public Library’s >homepage.

Multiple Copies and Interlibrary Loan

The library can borrow multiple copies of some titles from other libraries for use by your book group. >Click here to view the list of available titles.

If you would like to arrange a loan for one of the titles on the list email the reference department at In your email please include, the name of your book club if you have one, the title and author of the book, the number of copies your group needs, the date you will be discussing the book, and the name of your book club leader.  Each member of your book club will need a Cedar Falls Public Library card in order to check out a copy of the book.

Just looking for one copy of a book we do not own?  Try our >Interlibrary Loan service.