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Virtual Branch book clubs

Why read alone when you can read with others?

A number of our branches now offer regular online book clubs. Contact the hosting library for more information. Program schedules are subject to change.


Hanapepe Public Library

Recommended for: Adults

Time: Meets 2nd Thursday of the month from 6:30PM – 7:30PM

Place: Online through Zoom

Contact: For more information or to register, call (808) 335-8418


Hawaii State Library – The Book Smart Book Club

Recommended for: Adults

Time:  Monthly, Exact time and date TBD

Place: Online through Zoom

Contact: For more information or to register, email Jessica at booksmartbookclub@gmail.com

This book club for adults reads primarily non-fiction titles decided on by the group. We will have our first introductory meeting on October 22, 2020 at 7 p.m. HST. Email Jessica at booksmartbookclub@gmail.com for login information.


Hilo Public Library

Newbery Quiz Bowl Book Club

  • A book club in preparation for the Newbery Quiz Bowl, an annual literature competition held on Hawaii Island.
  • Recommended for: Children in Grades 4-7; must be a Hawaii Island resident
  • Time: Fridays from 3:00PM – 4:00PM
  • Place: Online through Zoom
  • Contact:For more information or to register, call (808) 933-8890 or email hilopubliclibrary@gmail.com

Zoom Book Club

  • Recommended for: adults
  • Time: Fourth Wednesday of the month from 5:00PM – 6:00PM
  • Place: Online through Zoom
  • Contact: For more information or to register, call (808) 933-8890 or email hilopubliclibrary@gmail.com

    Kailua-Kona Public Library

    A book club in preparation for the Newbery Quiz Bowl, an annual literature competition held on Hawaii Island.

    Recommended for: Children in Grades 4-7; must be a Hawaii Island resident

    Time: Tuesdays from 5:00PM – 6:00PM

    Place: Online through Zoom

    Contact: For more information or to register, call (808) 327-4327


    Kealakekua Public Library

    Recommended for: Children ages 7-12

    Time: Meets on the last Tuesday of each month from 1:00PM – 2:00PM (times are subject to change)

    Place: Online through Zoom

    Contact: For more information or to register, call (808) 323-7585 or email hklcirc@librarieshawaii.org


    Molokai Public Library

    Recommended for: Adults

    Time: Meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 11:00AM – 12:00PM

    Place: Online through Zoom

    Contact: For more information or to register, call (808) 553-1765


    North Kohala Public Library

    Recommended for: Adults

    Time: Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 11:00AM – 12Noon

    Place: Online through Zoom

    Contact: For more information or to register, call (808) 889-6655


    Princeville Public Library

    Booklastic Book Club features a diverse array of titles from a multitude of genres

    • Recommended for: Adults
    • Time: Meets on the last Tuesday of each month from 3:00PM – 4:15PM
    • Place: Online through Zoom

    Mystery Book Club features the best modern, classic and cozy mystery titles

    • Recommended for: Adult
    • Time: Meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 4:00PM – 5:00PM
    • Place: Online through Zoom

    Contact: For more information or to register, call (808) 826-4310


    Waianae Public Library

    Recommended for: Adults

    Time: Meets on August 26, 2020 from 6:00PM – 7:30PM. Starting in September 2020, meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6:00PM – 7:00PM

    Place: Online through Zoom

    Contact: For more information or to register, contact Sheryl Lynch at (808) 697-7868