Book Groups

Do you enjoy reading and talking about books?

Our book groups are a chance for you to share what you've been reading with other members of the group, be inspired, and discover some fabulous new reads.

Adult Book Groups

Richmond Book Group This book group meets in the Constance Barnicoat room on the third Wednesday of every month from 3.00pm to 4.00pm, excluding December and January. July meeting: 24 July

Book Lovers' Club




Babbling Books



Book Cafe

first Monday of the month 3.00pm - 4.00pm

Connect with other adult book lovers to discover new favourite authors. Find fiction, non-fiction, magazines and audiobooks which appeal to your reading tastes. 


first Thursday of the month 1.00pm - 2.00pm

Come along to meet new people, talk about the books you've been reading, and discover some great recommendations. 

third Monday of the month 10.30am - 12.00pm

Come along to our conversational group to discuss, and debate thought provoking topics. Discover a fine selection of books, enjoy themes, interesting snippets and laughs along the way. Refreshments provided. 

Tākaka Silverfish

This book group meets on the last Tuesday of every month at 1.00pm, excluding December and January.

Kids Book Groups



ATLAS (At The Library After School) 

Come hang out with us! At The Library After School.

A.T.L.A.S. is a place for fun, connection, crafts, games and new books!

Year 6+

Please register at the library.

Every second Thursday during term time
3.30pm - 4.30pm

May 2, 16 & 30 
June 13 & 27 

Term dates for 2024:

  • Term 1: 39 January - 12 April
  • Term 2: 29 April - 5 July
  • Term 3: 22 July - 27 September
  • Term 4: 14 October - 20 December