If you’ve decided to play it safe and stay home recently, you might be looking for more things to do. And one of our favorite things to do is read! So with that in mind, we thought we’d explore some ways that you can safely read and discuss with others while staying home. Here are 5 virtual book clubs you can join from home.

King County Library System

First off we highly recommend our county’s very own library system. They happen to have several great book clubs that you can choose from. All of them are regularly scheduled and take place over Zoom. So it’s one more thing you can add to your week to look forward to.

When: Multiple options
Cost: Free

Silent Reading Party

This book club is a bit different because there’s no talking and you can read whatever you want. But we thought we’d include this because it’s a great way to enjoy your favorite pastime without feeling alone. Because you’ll be joined by people from across the world to sit back, relax, and read on Zoom.

When: Every Wednesday at 6 pm
Cost: $5+

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Elliot Bay Book Company

This beloved located bookstore also happens to have several “book groups” as they call them. You can enjoy topics like sci-fi, global issues, and more. Plus when you join a book group you receive a 20% discount on featured book group titles during the month.

When: Multiple options
Cost: Free

Quarantine Book Club

This is a 6-week book club that starts this weekend on January 9th! So if you’re looking to delve into The Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf you can do just that with this book club. And best of all, you don’t have to read anything before joining the book club because you’ll all be reading together, virtually.

When: Saturdays at 10 am
Cost: $75+

Social Equity Study Group

This book club/study group gives you the opportunity to learn about social equity issues. You’ll get to read books as well as watch interviews and more. So if you’re looking to do a little more than just read for fun, this might be the book club for you. After all, we can always learn more.

When: Once monthly
Cost: Free

Okay folks that’s what we have for virtual book clubs. We hope that you take the opportunity to check a few out and see if they’d work for you. Just remember to grab your books before your virtual meets unless otherwise specificed. Enjoy!JTNDZGl2JTIwaWQlM0QlMjJtb2JpbGUtYWQtb25seSUyMiUzRSUwQSUzQyUyMS0tJTIwU2VhdHRsZSUyMC0lMjBNb2JpbGUlMjAtLSUzRSUwQSUzQ2lucyUyMGNsYXNzJTNEJTIyYWRzYnlnb29nbGUlMjIlMEElMjAlMjAlMjAlMjAlMjBzdHlsZSUzRCUyMmRpc3BsYXklM0FibG9jayUzQndpZHRoJTNBMzIwcHglM0JoZWlnaHQlM0E1MHB4JTNCJTIyJTBBJTIwJTIwJTIwJTIwJTIwZGF0YS1hZC1jbGllbnQlM0QlMjJjYS1wdWItNTUyMTg1Njk1NTQ5NzQ1NiUyMiUwQSUyMCUyMCUyMCUyMCUyMGRhdGEtYWQtc2xvdCUzRCUyMjE2MjcxNzI5NDclMjIlM0UlM0MlMkZpbnMlM0UlMEElM0MlMkZkaXYlM0U=