Book Club

New additions to the Book Club collection!

Do you love reading? Do you love getting together with friends and discussing books? Well why not get together and start a Book Club!

If you and at least 5 friends would like to start a book club, simply complete the book club registration form. There's an annual registration fee of $400 which entitles your club to 12 kits per calendar year. Each book club kit contains 10 copies of the selected title and can be borrowed for 8 weeks. You'll also get special treatment with some of our events, such as One Book One Wagga and our trivia nights.

With more than two hundred book club tubs, chock-full of titles, for lovers of Contemporary Fiction, Thrillers, Biographies, Literary Fiction, Science Fiction, Classics, Romance, Crime, and many more, there's something for everyone!

View the Book Club collection

Book Club Newsletters

March 2024

February 2024

January 2024

December 2023 - Information about registering your club for 2024.

November 2023

October 2023

September 2023

August 2023 - Important update to reservations!

July 2023

June 2023

May 2023

April 2023

March 2023

February 2023

Frequently Asked Questions

Joining or Registering a Book Club

You can complete your registration online, download a print friendly registration form, or ask one of our helpful staff next time you are in the library.

Register Your Book Club


It costs $400 (including GST) for membership and administration per club to be paid before collecting their first Book Club kit. This covers the group for 12 months.


Every group is different, but each club can have up to 10 members, and we suggest a minimum of 6.


If you'd like to join an existing club please complete this online form.


If you need some extra members for a registered club please complete this online form.

Find New Members for Registered Book Clubs


Borrowing Book Club Kits

Yes! Clubs are entitled to have 2 kits out at the same time, however, clubs are limited to 12 kits per year.


You must be a registered Book Club to borrow from the Book Club collection.


The loan period for Book Club kits is 8 weeks.  If someone in your club hasn't finished by the end of the loan period and wish to do so, they may be able to borrow the same title from the library's lending collection.


You can search for Book Club kits online or using our app. Start by going to the 'Borrow' page, then 'Search the Catalogue'. Then just select Book Club Titles to see what is available to borrow or reserve.


Kits come in a tub to protect the books during transportation. The average tub weighs between 5-7kgs and our heaviest tub is 10kgs.


Reserving Book Club Kits

Absolutely! Using our website or app you can reserve up to 4 Book Club kits at a time.


Watch this short video to see how easy it is to start reserving kits for your Book Club!

Watch the instructional video


You will receive an SMS or email notification when your kit is ready to collect.


General

You can find a copy of the Book Club Guidelines here!


Absolutely! Check out this handy PDF with some tips on gathering your reading crew, deciding when and where to meet, collaborating on a book selection, facilitating engaging conversations and staying flexible and adaptable.

Tips for Hosting a Book Club


Clubs can suggest new titles for the Book Club Kits by completing an online purchase suggestion form.

Just complete the form and write ‘Book Club’ in the comments section.

Make an Online Purchase Suggestion


Need all members to have access to the Book Club borrowing card in their Wagga Wagga City Library app? Inside the app, go to My Account - Linked  Accounts - Add. Use the club card barcode with a capital W and the password is the birthday used to set up the card (we can check this for you if you need - just call 6926 9700).

Watch the instructional video