Book Group

Manly Library runs a monthly book discussion group dedicated to the pleasure of reading.

The Manly Library book group meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6pm. All are welcome, no bookings required.

Each month Library staff produce a reading list of suggested titles held by Manly Library on the theme for the coming month. The list is distributed at the book group and is available at the library as well as below.

To find out more about the Book Discussion Group contact Manly Library on 9976 1743 or via email.

Reading Science at Manly Library is a new book group run by Manly Library members that will appeal to those who are interested in reading about and discussing recent scientific developments and popular science. Details on the books to be discussed, the meeting dates and times, can be found at

The program for the 2017 Book Discussion Group is as follows: pdf format 2017 Book Group Programme (524.86 KB)

Date      Topic and link to reading list
-- Jan   No meeting
8 Feb   Better Reading's 2016 Top 100, focus on Aussie Authors
8 Mar   Conflict
12 Apr   Indie Book Awards (Australian Independent Book Sellers Awards)
10 May   Ned Kelly Awards (Best Australian Crime Fiction)
14 Jun   Memoirs
12 Jul   Ancient History
9 Aug   Slice of Life
13 Sep   Australiana
11 Oct   Comedy & Comedians
8 Nov   Legends
13 Dec   Travel










Previous Book Discussion Group Reading Lists