Reasons to Host

There are any number of reasons to host a book club in your academic library. Below are just a few of them.

  • Building community
  • Highlighting marginalized voices
  • Promoting reading
  • Having scholarly conversations
  • Showing the breadth of services that an academic library can provide
  • Creating, sustaining, or strengthening collaborations with other campus units


You can use the text entry widget below to jot down notes about your priorities for this club. Please note that these will not save. Alternatively, you can download a print copy of the toolkit here.


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Book Clubs in Academic Libraries: A Case Study and Toolkit by Johanna Jacobsen Kiciman and Alaina C. Bull is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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