There are book clubs at every library in Medway, as well as groups for children, the hard of hearing and the visually impaired.

Find a book club:

Children’s and teen book clubs

Bookish - teen book club

This book club is temporarily on hold.

Informal group for teens aged 11 to 17 to discuss books, share recommendations and take part in crafts.

This group is held at Twydall Library.

To register your interest in a children’s or teen book club, please email

Virtual book club

Mystery of Edwin Drood

Drood is the final, unfinished novel by Dickens. The central mystery, the disappearance of Edwin Drood, plays out in a thinly disguised Rochester. This is gothic Rochester as you have never seen it before.

You can join the book club at any time by downloading the eBook, and joining our discussions on the Reading Drood blog

Library book clubs

Check library opening times.






Crime readers

For lovers of crime novels we have crime readers' groups at:

  • Lordswood Library, first Thursday of the month, 11am
  • Rochester Library, second Thursday of the month, 2pm (temporarily on hold, contact the library to register your interest).

Poetry readers

A friendly and informal group for all you poetry lovers to share your favourite poems at:

Visually Impaired People (VIP) readers

A specialist group for visually impaired readers who listen to talking books and want to discuss them. New members are always welcome!

These groups are held at Rochester Library, on the third Friday of the month at 2pm.

For more information call 01634 337 799.