If you are someone who’d point to a book-shelf when asked about your hobbies, then we know what you need. A BOOK-CLUB! Yes, the city is filled with libraries, universities and poetry clubs where people with insane love towards books and literature often prefer to chill. But lately, we saw a rising trend of book-reading clubs started by people with a knack for reading and writing. So, if you’re someone who literally smells book pages, eats books or is found with one on your face while sleeping, then here’s a list of the best Book Clubs in Delhi you must-must join!
1. The mango tree
Located in South Delhi, The Mango Tree is a children’s book club library that started in 2009. The book club is suitable for children aged between 4-9 years. The library and book club lets children communicate well and work on their speech and oratory skills. Apart from reading and discussing, there are activities like paintings, games like Jenga and many other such creative exercises to keep children engaged and focused.
Where I No. 8 Sainik farms, Khanpur, Close To Select City Walk, New Delhi, Delhi 110062
Contact I 011 6657 5922
2. Gurgaon Book Club
This book-club started with an aim to bring together like-minded people in one place. The idea is to organize book readings, publisher partnerships, and author workshops to satiate literary pursuits and foster a community along the way. The club is gaining popularity and has been able to organize a meet-up featuring NDTV’S Sunetra Chaudhary for her book-discussion.
Be a part of this Book Club and register for free here.
3. The Eclectic Book Club for Women
Started by two women, this is an all-women book group. The women meet once in a month in Delhi and schedule a meet-up to discuss books over snacks and refreshments. The women also take a vote on the next month’s book and get a copy! How cool is that?
If you wish to a part of this group, then click here.
4. Delhi Book Lovers
It is one of the largest and most active book clubs in Delhi NCR. They have over 4,000 members. Life membership is completely free. Their members receive special invites to book releases and launches and festivals. Complimentary food and beverage are served to members who attend group meetings and events.
Become a member of the most elite book group of the capital. Register Here.
5. Talking Books In Delhi
The group is being run by a doctor who is a published author and a dentist by profession. The book club holds meet-ups and discusses books, different genres, critiques authors and canonical literature. The book group held a theme-centric meetup, ‘read lines from your favourite book’ which was a huge success.
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6. Bring Your Own Book
It’s a volunteer-led community where passion for books lead people to discuss their thoughts on books and other things in-between! All you have to do is bring your own book.
7. Gurgaon Connection Book-Club
This book club is one of the most active book clubs of Delhi NCR. They have members from different countries including Australia, England, Poland, Thailand and Sweden. Every month, the group meets to discuss a book. The genre can be fiction or non-fiction. Once they decide on a book, all members read it and meet again in one of the member’s house to discuss the book
8. Gliterati (Gurgaon’s Literary Art Club)
Gliterati was started by 8 book lovers, at Gurgaon in 2010. Book discussion sessions to discuss a pre-selected book. The books selected are of various genre. The club meetings are generally held from 5.00 to 6.00 PM in DLF City Club Phase – IV on a Saturday afternoon to discuss a pre-selected book. Register here
9. Reading Caterpillar
If you have a kid, then this book club is another book club for your little ones. Reading Caterpillar is a Library for children. Stories, tales, Books and Art come alive with them. The book club promotes children’s literature and considers it important in a child’s growing years. Activities like origami are also conducted.
Where I Reading Caterpillar Library, F-24 2nd Floor Nizamuddin West, New Delhi – 13
Contact I 099536 37995
10. Book Exchange Club Of Delhi-NCR
This group has over 1100 members who share a common love for literature and books. The common idea that the group believes in is that we can live so many lives by reading books then why just stick to one.
Join them now. Register Here
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